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Emissions

Agency urges UK government to work for carbon ETS changes

The UK government has been urged by its advisory agency on climate change to work with other parties to boost prices in the EU carbon emissions trading system...

29 Jun 2012 17:49 | EDCM

Emissions

Agency urges UK government to work for carbon ETS changes

The UK government has been urged by its advisory agency on climate change to work with other parties to boost prices in the EU carbon emissions trading system...

29 Jun 2012 17:49 | EDCM

Gas

Belgium: Prices spike on oil as IUK natural gas nominations plummet

The Zeebrugge natural gas prices spiked on Friday, moving in line with their counterparts at the British NBP despite unchanged market fundamentals.The...

29 Jun 2012 18:44 | ESGM

Gas

Britain: NBP natural gas contracts rally across curve as eurozone sentiment improves

NBP contracts surged on Friday, with an improved eurozone outlook boosting the far curve, and the rally filtering through to the near curve and prompt. Despite...

29 Jun 2012 20:47 | ESGM

Power

Bulgarian export tariff jumps by 50%; traders in shock

Balkan electricity traders were stunned by a last-minute decision by Bulgarian energy regulator DKER to increase the export tariff to €17.52/MWh from 1 July,...

29 Jun 2012 17:44 | EDEM

Emissions

Carbon market snapshot

EU carbon prices surged on Friday in line with the equity market rally and the spike of the euro against the US dollar, following the announcement of measures...

29 Jun 2012 18:18 | EDCM

Power

CEE/SEE: Macroeconomic optimism sparks curve uptick

Positive developments from this week's European summit triggered an upward momentum on the oil market which filtered through to the entire fuel complex.The...

29 Jun 2012 20:47 | EDEM

Coal swaps comment: Prices rise as oil leads fuels complex gains

Swaps ended the week on a bullish note as financial contracts across the three main coal hubs rose on Friday after the global financial and commodity markets...

29 Jun 2012 18:45 | CSD

Gas

Daily oil summary

Crude prices rose sharply in early trading as global stock and commodity markets surged on hopes over a plan agreed by European leaders to tackle the eurozone...

29 Jun 2012 20:59 | ESGM

Power

Electricity outlook

UK Traders did not expect Friday's oil-inspired gains on the electricity curve to be sustained into next week. One described the far curve's...

29 Jun 2012 20:45 | EDEM

Gas

France: Natural gas PEGs up tracking Brent crude; PEG Sud premium ticks lower

The French natural gas market was bullish on Friday, lifted by the rally of the Brent crude front-month product, which supported the French curve contracts...

29 Jun 2012 20:47 | ESGM

Power

Germany passes controversial solar electricity subsidy cut

Germany's Federal Council on Friday passed a controversial measure to reduce the rate of subsidy paid to solar electricity projects in the country.Under...

29 Jun 2012 18:07 | EDEM

Gas

Germany/Austria: Oil surge ripples through to German natural gas hubs as bulls take control

NCG and GASPOOL prices ended the month on a bullish note as sizable gains registered in the oil markets permeated their way to European natural gas hubs.These...

29 Jun 2012 20:47 | ESGM

Power

Italy: Bulls’ run closes volatile week on the far curve

The Italian wholesale electricity far-curve contracts ended a volatile week closing in positive territory on the back of bullish Brent crude on Friday. The...

29 Jun 2012 20:49 | EDEM

LNG

Market Report: Crude rally fails to support summer

Spot prices continued to fall sharply in Asia this week as buyers were content to wait for a further step down in prices. The convergence between the basins brought some European buyers back to the...

29 Jun 2012 21:25 | GLM

Monthly physical indices – the story behind the numbers

Uncertain Asian demand continued to put pressure on coal values in the first half of June, but tightening supply underpinned levels in the second half, leaving...

29 Jun 2012 18:04 | CSD

Gas

Netherlands: Bullish rise on oil gives strong boost to Dutch natural gas hub

A sizable rise on the TTF capped a mostly lacklustre week on Friday as a bullish increase on Brent crude provided strong gains for the natural gas curve...

29 Jun 2012 20:47 | ESGM

Power

Netherlands: Curve avoids weekly losses on bullish fuels

The Dutch wholesale electricity curve continued to record gains during week 26 with some mid-week strength in the energy complex enough to keep the contracts...

29 Jun 2012 18:20 | EDEM

Physical coal comment: Tight supply lifts global prices despite poor Chinese demand

Physical coal prices rose further across the three main coal hubs in the last week of June as reports of possible production cuts continued and the market...

29 Jun 2012 19:14 | CSD

Power

UK review: Market nerves counter oil’s recovery, leaving far curve flat

Recovering Brent crude and support on the prompt from higher short-term gas prices defied the prevailing bearish mood on the UK electricity curve, as markets...

29 Jun 2012 18:32 | EDEM

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