Energy efficiency is not just low-hanging fruit; it is fruit on the ground. Stephen Chu, US Secretary of Energy

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    Chris

    Last week saw electricity prices increase due to a volatile carbon market and EDF Energy announcing that the Hunterston B8 reactor outage would persist until the 30 May. Gas prices have remained stable, as supply-demand levels are currently higher than the equivalent 2017/18 levels, which have offset the rising carbon prices. More
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    A volatile week has seen prices vary due to fluctuating demand and wind generation levels. Prices went up due to gas powered generation, however, above seasonal weather averages helped reduce prices over the Easter Holiday period. More
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    Chris

    The energy market experienced the first spell of volatility we’ve seen in a while last week, with both gas and electricity suffering. This was caused by subdued wind generation, increasing demand for gas-powered electricity generation and some fluctuating concerns regarding supply storage levels versus demand, due to falling temperature forecasts for the coming weeks. More
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    Chris

    Earlier in the week, the warmer weather and the healthy supply of gas brought prices down. However, towards the end of the week, the strengthening of coal and carbon prices caused gas prices to rise for the first time in a while, with electricity following suit. More
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    Gas prices pushed further down with continued healthy supplies and reduced demand due to higher than usual seasonal temperatures. More Liquid Natural Gas tankers arrived during last week helping to maintain stock levels, meaning that a mid-week gas outage in Norway had very little effect on prices. More
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    Last week temperatures remained below their seasonal norms, creating a significant demand for gas. Fortunately, the continued healthy gas storage levels and arrivals of three Liquid Natural Gas tankers in the UK helped to alleviate the pressure and soften demand, bringing prices down. More

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