Sun’s out, coal’s out – for record period

The Haven Power market report – your guide to what’s happened in the energy market, and why, over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week: High renewable output keeps coal out of UK fuel mix for new record of 55 hours, and quells day-ahead prices. Excess generation on the system means National […]

High solar output outshines coal

For an update on energy market changes over the last 7 days, check out the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the week: High solar output reduces demand on the UK system and outshines coal. Lower than predicted wind forces National Grid to take actions to fill the gap. Brent Crude oil prices […]

Renewables up to 45% of UK generation as carbon price jumps 25%

The Haven Power market report updates you on the week’s changes in the energy market. Here’s a summary of the week: Renewables contribute over 45% of UK generation mix. High renewable output pushes day-ahead baseload prices to lowest level since February. UK almost avoids coal-fired generation. National Grid uses flexible pumped storage hydro generation to […]

Wind blows away day-ahead prices

The Haven Power market report keeps you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week: Wind output had a large influence over day-ahead prices during week 13 Pumped storage hydro paid to consume electricity to ease system stress High solar output suppresses demand Bullish fuels […]

Oil, not wind, poses threat from the east

To stay up to date with the week’s energy market changes, check out the Haven Power market report covering the past 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week: Brent Crude prices surged, thanks to the threat of supply cuts from Saudi Arabia. Milder weather subdued day-ahead prices. National Grid paid offshore wind projects to […]

Returning ‘Beast from the east’ has bark worse than its bite

The energy market’s changed over the last 7 days – keep up to date with the Haven Power market report. Here’s a summary of the week: Wintry conditions returned to the UK over the weekend, but with less impact on the prompt price compared to week 9. Seasonal contracts lost value as the front of […]

Gas inflates prices, as Trump’s talk boosts Asia

The Haven Power market report – keeping you up to date with last week’s energy market changes: Here’s a summary of the week: Prices for day-ahead baseload delivery returned to relative normality last week, as milder weather returned and wind output had more of an influence. Lower day-ahead and prompt prices allowed the return of […]

Sub-zero temperatures send prices snowballing

The Haven Power market report: keeping you up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days. Here’s a summary of the week starting 26th February: Freezing temperatures in the UK sent gas and power prices soaring. Rising gas costs priced out Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) plants, with coal filling in. High wind […]

Day-ahead and prompt feel the cold

Keep up to date with energy market changes over the last seven days with the Haven Power market report. It’s particularly relevant if you’re buying electricity flexibly, or about to sign or renew a fixed electricity contract. Getting these decisions right can reduce your vulnerability to price-peaks in the wholesale market and save you money. […]

Oil and gas gains spark power curve

Keep up to date with energy market changes over the last 7 days with the Haven Power market report. It’s particularly relevant if you’re buying electricity flexibly, or about to sign or renew a fixed electricity contract. Getting these decisions right can reduce your vulnerability to price-peaks in the wholesale market and save you money. […]