The UK gas fundamentals are comfortable this morning, according to npower’s daily market report.
The system is expected to close 13mcm long today although gas trading is flat.
On the power system, demand is slightly lower than yesterday while wind is generating 2.5GW and solar is expected to reach 5GW.
Rodney Johnson from the Optimisation Desk said: “Hartlepool 1 and Hunterston B7 have restarted though the Dutch and French interconnectors’ planned maintenance continues.”
The French interconnector is flowing at 1GW and the Dutch one at 508 MW.
Brent oil is trading at $46.73/bbl (£35.51/bbl).