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Belgium: Prompt natural gas bases inch higher, but drop is forecast for Augustsubscriber only

At Zeebrugge, the Day-ahead basis nudged higher session on session, while other prompt bases followed suit, firming slightly. On the near curve, upward moves...

30 Jul 2013 18:54 | ESGM


Britain: NBP prompt deals lower, but natural gas traded ranges remain narrowsubscriber only

Prompt and near-curve British natural gas contracts drifted slightly lower on Tuesday, as the hub readied itself for the busiest maintenance period of the...

30 Jul 2013 20:21 | ESGM


Carbon snapshotsubscriber only

Carbon prices remained largely range-bound on Tuesday after trading in a tight range during the session, with the benchmark EUA 2013 contract closing €0.05/tCO2e...

30 Jul 2013 19:30 | EDCM


CEE/SEE: Electricity far curves move sideways amid mixed signalssubscriber only

Far curves across the region failed to reach one direction with mixed sentiment from carbon and coal prices. Spot stood strong on most markets amid higher...

30 Jul 2013 21:04 | EDEM

Coal Swaps Comment: CIF ARA lower on weak euro; Newcastle front supportedsubscriber only

Coal prices sank further on Tuesday with the CIF ARA front year contract trying to go below €85.00/MWh but finding some support at that level. Declines were...

30 Jul 2013 20:10 | CSD


Commission will finalise free carbon allocation in September

The European Commission said on Tuesday the free allocation of carbon allowances to industrials for phase III will be finalised in September, and estimated...

30 Jul 2013 18:39 | EDCM


Daily oil summarysubscriber only

Crude futures opened little changed from the previous settlements and traded sideways through the early hours. They lost ground as Europe opened for business...

30 Jul 2013 20:12 | ESGM


EIB’s first project bond to finance gas storage in Spainsubscriber only

The European investment bank will provide €500m funding to the Castor underground gas storage project in Spain through its project bond scheme, the bank...

30 Jul 2013 18:44 | ESGM


EU questions Romanian changes to green electricity certificates marketsubscriber only

Romania's green certificate market faces uncertainty, as the European Commission has questioned the country's most recent changes to its renewable support...

30 Jul 2013 19:56 | EDEM


French hydroelectricity stocks climb to highest year-on-year premium for 15 weekssubscriber only

French hydro stocks climbed to their highest level on a year-on-year basis for 15 weeks in week 31, according to data provided by French grid operator RTE...

30 Jul 2013 19:52 | EDEM


Germany should reject EU smart-meter rollout by 2020 - economy ministrysubscriber only

Germany should reject a mandatory and complete rollout of smart meters for all customers as envisioned by a European directive, because of concerns about...

30 Jul 2013 19:57 | EDEM


Germany/France: German Cal ’14 Baseload finds new ICIS lowsubscriber only

The German Calendar Year 2014 Baseload found a new ICIS low on Tuesday as bearish sentiment enveloped most of the country's wholesale electricity market,...

30 Jul 2013 20:54 | EDEM


Germany: Sell-off prevents prompt from rising ahead of maintenancesubscriber only

NCG Day-ahead remained range-bound on Tuesday, caught between a sell-off and the pending Norwegian maintenance starting in August.The NCG prompt contract...

30 Jul 2013 20:43 | ESGM


Italian Edison's H1 results boosted by natural gas contract renegotiationsubscriber only

Italian energy company Edison has warned about persistent weakness in the country's power and gas markets in its results for the first six months of this...

30 Jul 2013 18:39 | EDEM ESGM


Italian Edison's H1 results boosted by natural gas contract renegotiationsubscriber only

Italian energy company Edison has warned about persistent weakness in the country's power and gas markets in its results for the first six months of this...

30 Jul 2013 18:39 | EDEM ESGM


Italy: August plummets on weak spot and PSVsubscriber only

The Italian wholesale electricity prompt and near curve ticked down on Tuesday, correcting their previous day movement. In the session, Italian shorter-term...

30 Jul 2013 20:59 | EDEM


Netherlands: TTF front-month product sinks to lowest level since Marchsubscriber only

Slipping natural gas demand and oversupply in mainland Europe contributed to declines at the TTF prompt, which reverberated along the whole of the curve...

30 Jul 2013 20:31 | ESGM


Nuclear and stronger hydro electricity output boosts EDF’s H1 2013 profitsubscriber only

EDF reduced its H1 2013 output and purchases to 265TWh in France, down by 3.5% year on year, but actual generation remained stable or rose, the group said...

30 Jul 2013 20:04 | EDEM


Spain hydroelectricity stocks comfortably clear of five-year averagesubscriber only

Spain's hydroelectric reserves declined by 1.6 percentage points to stand at 69.3% full in week 30, according to data from Spanish environment ministry MAGRAMA...

30 Jul 2013 19:45 | EDEM


Turkey: Near-curve electricity trades show clearer directionsubscriber only

A burst of activity on the OTC market ahead of the holiday period next week brought some consistency to the electricity near curve, which recovered some...

30 Jul 2013 20:42 | EDEM


UK: Electricity curve range-bound, curtailments lift promptsubscriber only

The UK wholesale electricity market was range-bound on Tuesday, due to fundamentals lacking direction. The Winter '13 Baseload contract was assessed...

30 Jul 2013 21:17 | EDEM

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