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UK Solar Capacity: Is the future of Solar Cloudy?

Astonishingly, UK solar capacity in the UK has increased from 5,488.6 MW in 2014 to 13,259 MW in June 2019. On top of that, the UK’s maximum net generating solar capacity was 13.1 GW in 2018, which placed it at the 3rd position among the other EU member states. Moreover, since the launch of the Feed-in…
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Daily Energy Market Report Tuesday 3rd September 19

Daily Energy Market Report Tuesday 3rd September 19 Mixed bag at open on the NBP this morning, with the general trend being the front of the curve softening and the back strengthening. The system has opened balanced at around 2mcm long. In comparison to yesterday, exports along the IUK have increased by 20mcm. Total demand…
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Daily Energy Market Report Wednesday 7th August 19

Daily Energy Market Report Wednesday 7th August 19   Prices favoured the downside on Tuesday, pressured by significant renewable generation as wind peaked, before a weaker energy complex helped to pressure the far curve on leading to some losses across the curve. The UK system is balanced this morning, holding just 1.6mcm in length. Demand…
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Small Business Market Update Tuesday 6 August 2019

Small Business Market Update Tuesday 6 August 2019   What has happened to Gas prices this week?   Gas prices have remained relatively stable in comparison to two weeks ago; however, there have been notable periods of prices increasing, before the last week has been generally bearish.   Temperatures are set to remain above seasonal…
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Negative imbalance price phenomenon predicted to rise

On Sunday (24th March), imbalance prices turned negative for 13 consecutive settlement periods, as low electricity demand and high levels of wind output led the System Operator to reduce generation output from a variety of wind, combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) and biomass power stations. Negative pricing in the Balancing Mechanism (BM) is not a…
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Daily Energy Market Report Monday 4th Feb 19

Daily Energy Market Report Monday 4th Feb 19. The UK market has opened softly this morning with prices weakening across the curve. The UK system is 11mcm long, despite demand holding above seasonal norm. Total demand for the UK is at 333mcm with seasonal demand at 288. The UK demand has remained above season norms…
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