Wind firming deals claim to address intermittency and stabilise renewable generator cashflow, but how effective are they?
In this paper, the authors consider wind power utilization in thirty-one different locations in Germany.
The author presents a comparison between maximal and daily average production of photovoltaic and wind energy based on a transmission system operator in Germany using statistical analysis with different seasonality functions.
Uncertainty surrounds the oil industry at every step in the transition to a more diversified energy market, energy experts write
Joaquin Narro analyses the hedging of a hypothetical zero-subsidy wind portfolio with base load products in the futures markets
The shift to solar and wind is creating new challenges
Can corporate PPAs help smooth European power market transformation?
Utilities need to adapt to compete in the “new normal” environment of renewable energy supply
George Levy discusses the value of intraday power storage and demand optionality in UK power contracts
Zonal merit-order effects of wind generation development on day-ahead and real-time electricity market prices in Texas
This paper uses a regression-based approach to explore the impact of wind generation development on wholesale electricity prices in the ERCOT market.
Buyers face load, covariance and basis risks in typical agreements
Influx of wind and solar sends prices below zero and wreaks havoc on models
Team crafts innovative wind contracts to manage generators’ unique risks
From US wind power to Russian oil, French bank shows breadth of business
Deal enables Gulf Power to be first utility in Florida to buy wind power
Publicly owned Austin Energy grapples with new rules, reduced liquidity
The manner in which wind generation can affect the half-hourly APX price is discussed
This paper assesses the risk inherent in wind turbine investments that rely on a power market in order to determine the selling price of generated power.
EEG direct marketing push seen as good for power market
Bank’s commitment to power matched with strong revenue growth
Companies see potential in moving into new role as service providers
Collective price determination should have an impact on renewable subsidies
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…
This month's special report looks at the future for global renewables markets with a focus on the derivatives markets in European biodiesel and US ethanol and a look at funding challenges for US wind and solar projects.