20 марта, 09:00

Power sector switching, gas hub prices & volatility

  • 0

The recent recovery in European gas demand is being driven by the switching of CCGTs for coal plants. This is also supporting hub price levels & gas volatility.

13 марта, 09:00

US export flows, the supply glut and Europe

  • 0

US export volumes are ramping up and cargo destinations provide a first indication of flow patterns. But dynamics are set to change as export volumes rise.

06 марта, 09:00

Contracting for market access via a 3rd party

  • 0

A growing number of asset owners are outsourcing market access and commercial capabilities to 3rd party providers. But there are several pitfalls to navigate.

27 февраля, 09:00

Relative pricing dynamics driving European gas hubs

  • 0

Relative gas, oil & coal price dynamics have driven the evolution of the European gas market over the last year, e.g. contract prices & power sector gas demand.

20 февраля, 09:00

Winter LNG spot price volatility

  • 0

Asian LNG and Southern European hub prices surged this winter, opening a premium to Northern Europe. Is this evidence of an end to the LNG glut before it began?

13 февраля, 09:00

UK power: will next winter be a repeat of this one?

  • 0

UK power prices spiked as system stress set in this winter. But will the new EA capacity auction results act to dampen prices and volatility next winter?

06 февраля, 09:00

Interconnector value & the cross-channel tug of war

  • 0

It has been an explosive winter in European power markets. High prices, spikes and volatility are back. So is the extrinsic value of interconnector capacity.

30 января, 09:00

5 surprises for 2017

  • 0

In today’s article we consider 5 surprises for 2017, covering: macro shocks, Asian LNG demand, asset transactions, capacity markets and gas supply flexibility.

23 января, 09:00

The impact of LNG imports on hub price volatility

  • 0

LNG imports are often presented as a source of flexibility that competes with storage to dampen spot price volatility. The practical reality is more complex.

16 января, 09:00

Progressing up the mountain of LNG

  • 0

Only 30% of the mountain of new LNG supply has so far been commissioned. LNG market evolution from 2017-20 will focus on how the remaining 70% is absorbed.

09 января, 09:00

UK capacity market surprises again

  • 0

The recent UK capacity auction was dominated by small scale peakers. But this may be an anomaly with the regulatory landscape shifting in favour of CCGTs.

12 декабря 2016, 09:28

Revisiting our 5 surprises for 2016

  • 0

On the 1st Feb we set out 5 events that could surprise energy markets in 2016. In our last article of the year we revisit these for a year end status check.