Daily (11.11.2019): NBP spot jumped by 7.2% on Friday due to colder weather

11/11/2019 11:08 Daily


Oil prices inched up on Friday despite U.S President Donald Trump not agreeing to decrease tariffs on China, but still accepting a potential deal to be struck by the end of the month. Hence, Brent crude traded 0.4% higher at $62.51 a barrel. WTI futures edged 0.2% higher at $57.24 a barrel.

British day-ahead gas price surged by 7.2% to 38.15 p/therm on Friday as low temperatures led to higher heating demand. Meanwhile, the Summer 2020 delivery contract dropped by 1.3% to 38.85 p/therm, on strong supplies from Norway.


European power prices were bearish on Friday on forecasts for a hike in German renewables production and increased nuclear generation in France. The German spot power price sank by 11.5% to 41.69 euros/MWh. Similarly, the French day-ahead power price tumbled by 13.8% to 41.69 euros/MWh.


Further along the curve, prices fell due to lower carbon and gas prices. The German Cal2020 delivery contract edged 0.5% lower at 46.18 euros/MWh . At the same time,the French equivalent contract traded 0.9% down at 48.50 euros/MWh.


European carbon prices were bearish on Friday  hitting a two-week low,  amidst weaker energy prices and macroeconomic concerns. The carbon contract expiring in 2021 ended 0.4% down at 25.23 euros/tonne.

Daily (04.12.2019): Carbon price plummets to a two-week low on Tuesday amid a weak energy complex

04/12/2019 10:47:00

Crude oil prices ended on a mixed note on Tuesday, with Brent hitting its lowest level since Oct.21, while WTI prices increased for a second consecutive session. Brent decreased by 10 cents, or 0.2% to end at $60.82 a barrel, following comments from the U.S. President Trump that a trade deal with China might be delayed, feeding uncertainty over demand. WTI rose by 14 cents, or 0.3%, to close at $56.10 a barrel, extending the 1.4% gain registered on Monday.


Albania, Kosovo agree to set up common energy market

04/12/2019 09:05:00

Kosovo’s power transmission system operator KOSTT said it has signed an agreement with its Albanian peer OST to set up a common energy market of the two neighboring countries.


Edison to build 760MW gas-fired thermoelectric power plant in Italy

04/12/2019 09:00:00

Italy’s Edison is planning to build 760MW natural gas-powered thermoelectric power plant in Presenzano in the province of Caserta, with an investment of €370m ($408m).