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Ercot's Doggett on keeping the lights on in Texas

Despite worries about a shortfall in generation capacity, Trip Doggett, president and chief executive of Ercot, is proud that Texas has the liveliest deregulated power market in the US. He speaks to Alexander Osipovich

Trading positions

Energy Risk catches up with the latest appointments, promotions and departures in global commodities markets

Duke exits North America prop trading

Duke Energy has closed its proprietary trading business at its North American merchant energy businesses, Duke Energy North America (DENA) and Duke Energy Merchants (DEM). The move by the Charlotte, North Carolina-based energy company was not entirely…

Trading with a small ‘t’

What made headlines before is now becoming everyday news: energy companies are scaling back or leaving energy trading. Some industry observers are emphasising the shift to ‘trading around assets’. Anne Ku investigates just what this means

Coal on the rocks

Faced with liquidity problems, falling volumes and uncertainty over the accuracy of price data, coal trading has had many of the same difficulties as the natural gas and power sectors over the past year. How can it get back on its feet, asks Kevin Foster

Entergy Koch enters Spanish power market

US energy trader Entergy Koch Trading (EKT) has started to trade derivatives in the Spanish power market. The move will enhance EKT’s cross-commodity capabilities across power and weather, and will add to cross-border trading activities, an EKT…

Duke bows out of European power trading

Duke Energy is to pull out of power trading in Europe, following a strategic review of its business, a spokeswoman for the US energy company told RiskNews today.

Dynegy exits trading and cuts jobs

Dynegy became the latest big-name US energy company to confirm its withdrawal from the worldwide energy-trading arena in October, as attempts to find a partner for its trading business failed.

OpenLink introduces Swift messaging capability

OpenLink, a New York-based trading and risk management software company, has released its Open Settlement Solution - an integrated Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (Swift) messaging capability for its Findur system. Evaluating…

ASX to launch electricity futures

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) plans to begin trading electricity futures contracts by the end of the year, according to an official at the exchange.

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