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Emissions

Allowances to be held back in early phase III auctions

Carbon market participants will miss out on allowances from most member states signed up to the EU's common auctioning platform in its early phase III auctions...

30 Oct 2012 17:35 | EDCM

Gas

Austria’s CEGH natural gas hub likely to attract financial players in 2013 - offiicial

Austria's physical CEGH hub, which will be transformed into a virtual natural gas hub from January, is likely to see an increase in financial players and...

30 Oct 2012 18:30 | ESGM

Gas

Belgium: Zeebrugge natural gas basis declines despite weaker NBP market

Zeebrugge (Zee Beach) natural gas prompt prices dipped on Tuesday, driven by a decline in the NBP after forecast demand was re-assessed as lower than previously...

30 Oct 2012 20:00 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: Late dive on Day-ahead follows low overnight natural gas price

NBP Day-ahead dipped in the last 20 minutes of trade to close down by 0.825p/th with forward demand revised down by the system operator. In a volatile day...

30 Oct 2012 20:34 | ESGM

Emissions

Carbon: Snapshot

Carbon prices closed the session flat on Tuesday as early losses were erased by the news that some phase III allowances may be held back until 2013 (see...

30 Oct 2012 18:30 | EDCM

Power

CEE/SEE: Curves range-bound; spot continues to fall

Most regional curves remained range-bound on Tuesday, save for Poland, in line with stable carbon and oil prices while spot levels continued to fall on healthy...

30 Oct 2012 19:04 | EDEM

Coal swaps comment: Coal bounces back on profit taking, weaker US dollar but downtrend seen to be still intact

European financial coal prices recovered on Tuesday following the heavy losses seen in the previous session. However, this move up was thought to be caused...

30 Oct 2012 18:42 | CSD

Gas

Daily oil summary

The markets opened in marginally negative territory and drifted lower in early hours' trading before becoming fairly range bound through to the European...

30 Oct 2012 20:11 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Daily oil summary

The markets opened in marginally negative territory and drifted lower in early hours' trading before becoming fairly range bound through to the European...

30 Oct 2012 20:11 | EDEM ESGM

Gas

France: PEGs bearish; Sud reluctant to withdraw natural gas from storage

The French natural gas market took a slightly bearish course on Tuesday following a liquid trading session on the Day-ahead and front-month contracts. PEG...

30 Oct 2012 19:48 | ESGM

Power

French hydroelectricity stocks rise above five-year average

French hydro stocks settled at 64% for week 44, shedding one percentage point from the previous week, according to data from France's grid operator RTE....

30 Oct 2012 17:04 | EDEM

Gas

Germany/Austria: NCG prompt and curve natural gas contracts soften a little

NCG prompt and curve contracts softened a little on the back of expected warmer temperatures and crude oil's losses. NCG Day-ahead went down by €0.125/MWh...

30 Oct 2012 19:48 | ESGM

Power

Germany/France: Far curves flat on mixed signals from fuels complex

The German and French wholesale electricity curves moved sideways on Tuesday with conflicting signals from other European fuels markets encouraging prices...

30 Oct 2012 18:42 | EDEM

Power

Italy: Electricity near curve extends losses as spot plunges

The Italian wholesale electricity near curve was pressured by plunging spot levels and traders' bearish expectations on fundamentals. The far curve ticked...

30 Oct 2012 19:19 | EDEM

Gas

Low Italian natural gas demand hits Eni through take-or-pay clause

Italian natural gas incumbent Eni will not be able to receive all of its annual volumes bought under long-term take-or-pay contracts in 2012 because of low...

30 Oct 2012 18:17 | ESGM

Gas

Lower prices and margins pressure Swedish utility Vattenfall to Q3 loss

Swedish utility Vattenfall's stronger electricity volumes failed to offset poor generation margins and low Nordic electricity prices, the company announced...

30 Oct 2012 18:40 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Lower prices and margins pressure Swedish utility Vattenfall to Q3 loss

Swedish utility Vattenfall's stronger electricity volumes failed to offset poor generation margins and low Nordic electricity prices, the company announced...

30 Oct 2012 18:40 | EDEM ESGM

Gas

Netherlands:TTF prompt weakens on sell-off; natural gas curve softens further

A strong sell-off on the TTF prompt depressed natural gas prices on Tuesday's close, feeding a decline on the curve which had already been weakened by the...

30 Oct 2012 19:57 | ESGM

Power

Scotland targets 50% of demand met by renewable electricity by 2015

Scotland will aim to produce the equivalent of 50% of its consumed electricity from renewable sources by 2015, first minister Alex Salmond said late on Tuesday....

30 Oct 2012 18:11 | EDEM

Gas

Spain: British cold snap continues to narrow AOC-NBP natural gas premium

The price of natural gas for front-month delivery at the Spanish AOC was on Tuesday assessed at €30/MWh, representing a decline of €0.25/MWh from the reigning...

30 Oct 2012 18:42 | ESGM

Emissions

UK backs three CCS carbon technology projects for NER300 funding

Three of four companies in the run for £1bn (€1.2bn) of the UK government's carbon capture and storage (CCS) are also receiving government backing for funding...

30 Oct 2012 18:27 | EDCM

Power

UK: Late decline on NBP drags electricity near curve with it

Near-curve electricity contracts traded flat day on day for most of Tuesday's session with concerns about LNG supply propping up contracts, but a significant...

30 Oct 2012 19:12 | EDEM

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