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    Tim

    UK wind output remained low with the higher than average temperatures and all of the sunshine, record solar outputs were forecast in Germany last week. Gas saw gains in the week due to rising coal prices driving things up and electricity followed a similar trend for most of the week. More
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    Tim

    Gas went into oversupply during the week, as temperatures raced upwards past seasonal norms, which helped short-term gas prices to tick down slightly with electricity then following suit, helped by solar. The longer term was a different story, however, with the effect of oil increases passing through to all prices. More
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    Tim

    Short-term gas prices fell slightly this week, helped by the export pipeline to the continent being offline for maintenance, which resulted in strong supply conditions. However, many factors combined with the long-term prices and they ultimately remained fairly stable and in line with oil. More
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    The overall upwards march in prices over recent months saw a welcome change this week, mainly due to the warm weather in the UK and the oil price falling back with news that OPEC may open up production levels. More
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    The colder than expected weather last week, combined with unexpected outages in the Norwegian supply network, drove short-term prices higher. Longer term prices also increased, helped by a weakening pound sterling and upwards movement in oil. More
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    Tim

    At the beginning of last week, prices came down slightly due to milder weather forecasts for the Easter period, which reduced the risk of another cold snap depleting the UK storage stocks. Unfortunately, by mid-week, temperatures fell a few degrees below seasonal norm, which brought back that risk and drove prices back up even higher. More

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