Volatility triggers greater need for commodity trading and risk management software
Wind firming deals claim to address intermittency and stabilise renewable generator cashflow, but how effective are they?
Verification and model challenges arise as volatility and margins dry up
Surging availability of data lets firms with best market insight gain an edge
Lacima benefits from laser-like focus on energy and commodity analytics
New areas for quant research are in abundance, but resources are not
Application of quantitative analysis to energy was far from smooth
Lean times in energy and commodity derivatives trading have caused a cutback in the amount of time and resources spent on energy risk modelling – a worrying trend that could leave firms unprepared for future market challenges, argue some experts. Mark…