The authors of this paper model medium- and long-term Alberta power prices by identifying the primary price drivers and characterizing their dynamics in an engineering-based bottom-up model.
The authors of this paper study the forecasting performance of Nordic power futures in order to see whether the futures bias reported in a number of previous studies still prevails and, if so, whether this means that the market is inefficient.
The recently released autumn statement shows compensation will be offered to energy-intensive companies as a result of UK climate policy, but questions remain around the details of the initiative and the level of compensation on offer
Low power demand and gas prices drive further US power consolidation as companies try to increase margins through cost reductions
Coupling up in Europe
Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Eggborough Power
Australian weather spells trouble for coal markets
Favourable hedges protect unregulated power company ratings next year, but 2012 expiries could leave sector exposed
Power to the people
Forward planning at M&S
Editor’s letter - Energy end-users special report
Experts warn that major UK end-users may face another quarter of power and gas price volatility, indicating the necessity of a risk management programme
End-users’ energy and commodities hedging strategies are growing in sophistication as they adopt more complex products and non-traditional tools, says the head of RWE npower’s optimisation desk
Major end-user NATS saved £1.7 million after installing a new hedging strategy and energy risk management programme
Rating agency warns that a surprise Spanish government review of wholesale electricity prices could lead to a downgrade of Spain's power companies
Several North American power market system operators have switched to a nodal system in recent years in search of greater market transparency, more granular and accurate pricing and the ability to manage congestion more precisely. Pauline McCallion looks...
A new position limits regime for energy trading in the US could have a significant impact on the sector. Pauline McCallion examines the proposals and finds out about the potential implications for energy players
As the US Congress moves to boost derivatives clearing requirements, an industry panel has called for regulators to investigate a move towards clearing and netting across US power markets and to clarify the legal uncertainty in the area