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APX-ENDEX set to beat PolPX to 'world's first' biomass exchange

Anglo-Dutch energy exchange APX-ENDEX and the Port of Rotterdam will launch the world's first exchange-traded biomass contracts on 3 November.The...

29 Sep 2011 21:32 | EDEM


Baltic gas incumbents included in EU antitrust probe

Three Baltic natural gas companies have said they were targeted in the recent EU antitrust probe.Estonian gas incumbent Eesti Gaas and Lithuanian...

29 Sep 2011 19:30 | ESGM


Belgium: Day-ahead basis falls by 4.1p/th in late natural gas trading

A trader described the Zeebrugge Day-ahead basis as having been "murdered" in the late afternoon on Thursday after it lost 4.1p/th to settle at +1.1p/th,...

29 Sep 2011 20:15 | ESGM


Britain: Early NBP gains reversed as European prompts crash

Even though NBP contracts had spent most of the day in the ascendency, a late afternoon crash saw most plunge to a session-on-session loss.The prospect...

29 Sep 2011 19:50 | ESGM


CEE/SEE: Approaching delivery boosts front months

Regional curves were lifted by improved macroeconomic sentiment in Europe, but the front month and front quarter contracts grabbed the most liquidity Thursday...

29 Sep 2011 19:33 | EDEM


Daily oil summary

The markets opened in negative territory and dipped to the low of Thursday in early trading before climbing steadily to have recouped all the losses by the...

29 Sep 2011 21:03 | EDEM ESGM


France: PEG Nord Day-ahead sheds €2.60/MWh session on session

The PEG Nord prompt collapsed late in the afternoon on Thursday, following the NCG market, which traders reported as the first of the continental hubs to...

29 Sep 2011 19:35 | ESGM


Generator switch to take EDF nuclear plants off line for 2-3 months

Eight of EDF's nuclear plants will be taken off line for a period of two to three months to replace steam generators in a major reactor upgrade. A...

29 Sep 2011 19:06 | EDEM


Germany/Austria: Natural-gas day-ahead collapses to lowest levels since November 2010

German natural-gas day-ahead contracts collapsed on Thursday, as warm temperatures and oversupply triggered a sell-off in the afternoon.The market...

29 Sep 2011 21:45 | ESGM


Italy: Electricity far curve down as oil falls again

A number of intra-day moves on the Brent crude front month added volatility to the Italian far curve for electricity on Thursday, while strong winter PSV...

29 Sep 2011 21:41 | EDEM


Netherlands Gasunie completes second phase of north-south link

Gasunie has completed work on the second phase of the Noord-Zuid Route (North-South Route) that will eventually connect natural gas flows from the north-eastern...

29 Sep 2011 18:43 | ESGM


Netherlands: TTF sell-off sees Day-ahead crash to lowest level this year

The TTF Day-ahead crashed to the lowest level since November 2010 because of traders shedding extra length and selling off their contracts ahead of Thursday's...

29 Sep 2011 21:40 | ESGM


RR: Orient Green Power starts 10.5MW wind farm in Croatia

Orient Green Power Europe, a subsidiary of India's Orient Green Power Company Limited, has recently installed a new 10.5MW wind farm in Croatia. Based...

30 Sep 2011 00:00 | EDEM


Steelmakers want EU to pay for €700m carbon credits

The European Commission could be forced to spend €700m ($946m) to buy up to 20m carbon emission credits if it loses a court case brought by the steel industry,...

29 Sep 2011 18:35 | EDCM


Swedish government plans to prevent winter electricity price spikes

The Swedish government is asking key nuclear operators to avoid planned maintenance shutdowns from 1 November 2011 to 1 April 2012.The Swedish government...

29 Sep 2011 18:54 | EDEM


Tariff deficit warning as Spain freezes retail electricity prices

Ahead of its general election, Spain has frozen electricity regulated tariffs for residential customers for the fourth quarter of 2011, a move that electricity...

29 Sep 2011 19:17 | EDEM


Turkey: Rumours of lower natural gas hike fuel curve pressure

Turkish market participants estimated their prices lower on Thursday after rumours that the imminent hike in natural-gas values could be smaller than has...

29 Sep 2011 20:40 | EDEM


Turks say liberalised electricity market will outweigh need for tax

The importance of a liberalised Turkish electricity market and the benefits it could rake in to the country's economy as a whole far outweigh the need to...

29 Sep 2011 18:57 | EDEM


UK sees Q2 increase in low-emission electricity generation

Both nuclear- and renewables-generated electricity put the squeeze on generation from gas and coal during the second quarter of 2011 in the UK.The...

29 Sep 2011 18:36 | EDCM


UK: German approval of EU debt fund nudges electricity curve up

Curve contracts on the UK wholesale electricity market nudged nervously higher on Thursday, pulled up as gains were recorded across the wider energy complex...

29 Sep 2011 21:07 | EDEM

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