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  • A week dominated by the effect of unseasonably warm temperatures has led to significant reduction in demand and an associated price fall in short-term traded gas and electricity. Longer-term prices remained stable by contrast, despite a slight increase in the oil base. Read More...
  • Both gas and electricity saw a significant rise in price compared to last week. Gas was driven high by a number of unplanned outages in Norway and this, combined with actual wind and solar generation falling well short of forecasts, caused electricity prices to surge short-term. Read More...
  • The market was driven up earlier on in the week, influenced by gains in the renewal market as well as colder temperatures. However, towards the close of the week prices came down slightly alongside warmer forecasts and although wind generation forecasts were initially subdued, they are looking stronger as we move into October. Read More...
  • Both short-term gas and electricity prices fell by more than 6% week on week, halting the upwards trend of the last few months. The reductions were helped by forecasts for warmer temperatures, wind generation towards the end of the week and the completion of maintenance on continental gas facilities. Read More...
  • Short term prices were dominated again by supply availability and trending upwards, with gas affected by lack of shipments to the UK by sea and electricity by reduced input from renewables. Longer term prices in both cases reduced slightly as the pound strengthened. Read More...

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