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Power

Balancing reform impact slips down UK electricity forward curve

A reform to the UK electricity balancing code that is set to wipe £1.00/MWh (€1.16/MWh) from longer-dated products on the wholesale forward curve came one...

27 Feb 2013 17:57 | EDEM

Gas

Belgium: Day-ahead natural gas basis stays strongly negative; IUK flows downsubscriber only

At Zeebrugge, the deeply negative Day-ahead basis persisted in the wake of the UK's continued strong need for Belgian gas. On the far curve, bases also moved...

27 Feb 2013 19:23 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: Front month rises as depleted natural gas storage causes concernssubscriber only

The front-month natural gas contract took centre stage at the NBP on Wednesday, as concerns surrounding depleting stock levels providing ample support to...

27 Feb 2013 20:34 | ESGM

Emissions

Carbon market snapshotsubscriber only

Carbon prices closed higher on Wednesday as compliance buying was credited with providing support to both EUAs and the usually less-liquid CERs. Spot...

27 Feb 2013 19:17 | EDCM

Emissions

CDM project development reaches new milestonesubscriber only

Over 100 clean development mechanism programmes of activity (PoAs) have now been registered, according to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

27 Feb 2013 17:40 | EDCM

Power

CEE/SEE: Mixed fundamental signals leave electricity curve adriftsubscriber only

Electricity curve values across the region failed to achieve a consistent direction for a second day in a row, being trapped between falling coal and firmer...

27 Feb 2013 20:41 | EDEM

Gas

Centrica moves focus from UK electricity to natural gas on low spark spreadssubscriber only

UK utility Centrica is postponing decisions on building new CCGT plants as part of a shift in focus from power generation to gas. The utility blamed low...

27 Feb 2013 19:20 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Centrica moves focus from UK electricity to natural gas on low spark spreadssubscriber only

UK utility Centrica is postponing decisions on building new CCGT plants as part of a shift in focus from power generation to gas. The utility blamed low...

27 Feb 2013 19:20 | EDEM ESGM

Coal swaps comment: Far-curve bearishness pushes front year to new lowsubscriber only

The far end of the European and South African coal curves continued to touch new lows as the supply tightness at the front end has yet to significantly filter...

27 Feb 2013 19:32 | CSD

Gas

Daily oil summarysubscriber only

Although the weekly US stock figures published late on Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute (API) showed a smaller crude build and larger product...

27 Feb 2013 20:52 | ESGM

Gas

DONG to stop future investment in natural gas storage and LNG assetssubscriber only

Denmark's DONG Energy refused to specify which non-core businesses it intends to sell as part of its ongoing financial recovery strategy on Wednesday but...

27 Feb 2013 17:45 | ESGM

Gas

France: PEGs natural gas prices up on demand; Nord-Sud spread widenssubscriber only

Prices went up across the PEGs on Wednesday mostly triggered by weather-related demand. Sud's premium to Nord finished at €3.40/MWh, increasing from the...

27 Feb 2013 19:54 | ESGM

Gas

German utility to build 200MW heat and power plantsubscriber only

Plans to build a new 200MW combined heat and power gas plant are progressing, according to the north German regional utility behind the project. Stadtwerke...

27 Feb 2013 17:40 | EDEM ESGM

Power

German utility to build 200MW heat and power plantsubscriber only

Plans to build a new 200MW combined heat and power gas plant are progressing, according to the north German regional utility behind the project. Stadtwerke...

27 Feb 2013 17:40 | EDEM ESGM

Power

Germany/France: 'Tight' French system sees rising premium over Germany on front monthsubscriber only

The German and French far curves finished Wednesday's session essentially unchanged as the wider fuel complex failed to give a clear direction. The German...

27 Feb 2013 21:01 | EDEM

Gas

Germany: Waning storage levels support German natural gas near curvessubscriber only

Day-ahead and near-curve products trading on the GASPOOL and NCG gas hubs firmed on Wednesday with price-support largely derived from the depletion of German...

27 Feb 2013 20:01 | ESGM

Power

Irish utility prepares to sell stake in gas-fired plantssubscriber only

Irish utility Electricity Supply Board (ESB) announced its intention to sell its 50% stake in power generation assets located in the UK and Spain. The...

27 Feb 2013 17:54 | EDEM

Power

Italy: Front month close to expire at price said ‘fair’subscriber only

Italian wholesale electricity far- and near- curve contracts were range-bound on Wednesday, with the front month resisting the influence of lower spot levels.March...

27 Feb 2013 20:47 | EDEM

Gas

Italy: Gas curve up on cold spell and weak eurosubscriber only

The Italian wholesale natural gas prompt and near curve ticked up between 20-27 February, supported by cold weather and lower storage availability.Temperatures...

27 Feb 2013 19:32 | ESGM

Gas

Netherlands: TTF prompt firms as natural gas exports to neighbouring hubs jumpsubscriber only

The TTF prompt and near curve ticked higher on Wednesday as cold weather and strong demand for Dutch natural gas at neighbouring hubs ensured a firm close.Temperatures...

27 Feb 2013 20:41 | ESGM

Power

Spain: Near curve natural gas slumps on wind and rainsubscriber only

Spanish near-term electricity prices collapsed this week, with the front-month contract posting its biggest week-on-week loss in at least a year, according...

27 Feb 2013 21:01 | EDEM

Power

UK: Near and far curve bullish, driven by gas gainssubscriber only

The UK electricity wholesale market curve lifted slightly on Wednesday, in line with stronger gas, and defying softening oil prices. Several sources were...

27 Feb 2013 20:47 | EDEM

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