Energy Risk - Volume3/No9

Empirical electricity price modelling

Hanjie Chen and John N. Jiang discuss how system-wide load-capacity ratio and system-wide generation forced outages impact day-ahead electricity spot price and show how to incorporate these two key factors in the price modelling

In search of STP

Trading complexity, compliance issues and increasing competition are all driving companies to improve their electronic STP processes. Eric Fishhaut takes a look at some of the latest developments

Burying a problem

As North American power generators prepare for a carbon-constrained world, new coal plants are being built with the option of installing carbon capture and storage technology. And the economics could be about to improve, finds Catherine Lacoursiere

Peter Styles

An EFET board member, Peter Styles campaigns for fairer energy market trading conditions. He talks to Stella Farrington about his career and hopes for the future

JI emerges from shadows

Long seen as a sideline to the Clean Development Mechanism, the Joint Implementation market could be set to take off, as international regulators and the key JI host countries are coming close to establishing JI approval procedures. Oliver Holtaway…

Switzerland powers up

Though not a member of the European Union, Switzerland is liberalising its power market in order to bring itself more in line with the EU's liberalisation policy. Oliver Holtaway takes a look at this process and the expected impacts on energy markets

Trading concerns

The convictions of Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling in May closed a sorry chapter in energy trading. But it should be noted that much of what was good about Enron remains. However, some are concerned that Enron-like innovation now risks being stifled by lack…

Technology - Project management - A stitch in time

Companies entering the energy sector have a fairly short window of opportunity to get up and running. City Practitioners Ian Bentinck and Jeremy Taylor examine some of the technological and project management issues that can arise

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