UK Electricity Market Reform will have major ramifications for power market participants. Stella Farrington explores the likely impact
Market participants not doing enough to adjust to likely effects of EMR, say experts, including volatility and low prices
UK Electricity Market Reform expected to give boost to flagging power purchase agreement market for renewable generators
The UK government hopes to deliver a healthy boost to low-carbon generation through a market for contracts-for-difference. While electricity market participants are upbeat about the proposals, there are lingering concerns about how effective it will be....
An important part of UK Electricity Market Reform is the launch of a capacity market, with the first auction due to take place in December 2014. Despite initial opposition, market participants have gradually come around to the idea. Stella Farrington...
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UK Electricity Market Reform, which is set to come into effect in July, will introduce a level of government intervention not seen in the country’s power market since the early 1990s. The impact will be felt by UK power firms and could ripple across...
Winter reliability at risk due to problems with real-time pricing, market participants warn
Despite worries about UK Electricity Market Reform, market participants call on government to press ahead
New fund will trade financial transmission rights in US power markets
‘Bugs’ found in NWE day-ahead coupling tests cause exchanges and grid operators to err on the side of caution
Financial regulation, low volatility, flattened prices and the integration of regional markets have put European electricity trading in a state of flux. That poses threats and opportunities for power exchanges – and some industry observers say it could...
Acer probed 10 cases under Remit in 2012, agency says, in report that sheds light on the development of monitoring regime
Despite coming into force in December 2011, Remit insider trading rules continue to raise questions among energy traders
APX says creation of UK virtual hub could delay NWE power market coupling, but claim is strongly denied by Nord Pool Spot
At Stadtwerke München, one of Germany’s largest municipal utilities, many of the issues facing risk management are different from those affecting big commercial energy firms. But concerns about the impact of financial regulation run just as high. Mark...
Ofgem senior economist makes case for power market reform and details proposals to alter balancing arrangements
Acer director expresses frustration at power market coupling delays caused by exchanges and other stakeholders
Despite differences in the detail, the mechanics that unfold during episodes of financial and energy market hype are the same. To avoid repeating the errors of the past, companies and individuals should bear them in mind, argues Vincent Kaminski
The incremental risk of including electricity contracts in a portfolio is computed by George Levy using a Monte Carlo regime-switching approach. The volume and price processes are modelled using empirical distributions and correlation is captured via...
While Europe’s traditional energy firms have been suffering, Danske Commodities saw a 75% leap in profits for 2012. Chief executive Torben Nordal Clausen speaks to Gillian Carr