Wholesale Energy Market Review 5 July 2019

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines This week, the majority of baseload power and gas contracts moved lower. However, near-term contracts including day-ahead and month-ahead gas and power contracts rose from last week, with tighter gas supplies and lower wind generation the main drivers. The day-ahead contract was up 12.6% to end the week at £40.7/MWh, a two-week high, while

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 28 June 2019

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines The majority of wholesale power and gas contracts fell week-on-week, as above seasonal normal temperatures caused by winds from the Sahara, led to weaker demand for gas, whilst power prices were pressured by an uptick in wind generation. Amid the record-breaking temperatures, day-ahead gas dropped to a two-year low of 25.2p/th on 26 June,

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 21 June 2019

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines Baseload power contracts up to and including winter 19 power were down week-on-week, whilst contracts beyond this rose. Power prices mirrored their gas counterparts as warmer temperatures are expected next week. The day-ahead contract was 3.2% lower at £38.0/MWh, a fresh two-week low. Q319 power decreased 3.1% week-on-week to £39.4/MWh. This is the first

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Wholesale Energy Market Review 31 May 2019

Energy Wholesale Market View

Headlines All wholesale power and gas contracts fell week-on-week. Gas prices have been pressured by forecasts of warmer weather amid comfortable gas supplies, which, combined with a drop in Brent crude oil prices, pushed both day-ahead and winter 19 gas contracts to one-month lows of 27.5p/th and 53.0p/th respectively. Month-ahead gas was down 6.7% to

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