Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Short-term #energy prices tumble http://www.energy-broker.co.uk/short-term-energy-prices-tumble/

Short-term prices tumble

The closure of the UK – Belgium gas interconnector meant gas exports were curtailed and there was more supply available to the UK. This factor pushed the day-ahead gas contract down 9% to a monthly average of 60.0p/th. Nevertheless, despite this fall, the contract is 10% higher than in the same period last year.

High wind speeds, warmer weather and falling gas prices helped to lower short-term power prices this month. The day-ahead power contract fell 3% month-on-month. Prices averaged £47.0MWh over the month, but reached a 2013-low of £44.0/MWh on 21 June.

via Catalyst Business Energy Market Brief July 2013.

Short-term #energy prices tumble

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