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  • 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...
  • Short-term gas prices were caught between the balance of imported gas from Norway and UK exports, with some unplanned outages on the import side pushing prices up. However, short-term electricity trended downwards based on strong renewable forecasts. Long-term gas tracked the increase in oil prices and electricity followed suit. Read More...
  • Helped again by supply issues from Norway, short-term gas prices reached a six month high. Without enough renewable generation to resist the upward pressure, electricity prices followed suit. Read More...

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