Gas system long – DMR

The gas system is oversupplied, according to npower’s daily market report. The linepack is forecast to close 16mcm long. Balgzand Bacton Line (BBL) flows are nominated at 12mcm today and […]

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The gas system is oversupplied, according to npower’s daily market report.

The linepack is forecast to close 16mcm long.

Balgzand Bacton Line (BBL) flows are nominated at 12mcm today and Langeled flows have increased.

Maintenance of the Norweigian pipeline Ormen Lange is expected to end on the 27th June.

Gemma Bruce from npower’s optimisation desk said: “This is likely to result in Langeled flows increasing to above 20mcm by the end of the month.”

 

 

CCGT demand remains supported as renewable feed-in struggles with wind load factors continuing below 20%.

Ms Bruce added: “However it is set to improve towards the end of the 10-day forecast to load factors above 30%.”

Solar feed-in is forecast to increase from recent levels to more than 4GW although it is expected to drop to 3GW this weekend.

Imports from the French and Dutch interconnectors continue to be at full capacity.