Gas outlook to brighten in August while electricity prices remain acute

Gas supply challenges look more settled as we approach August, but the challenges faced by renewable power generation and the need to offset fluctuations with on-demand supplies put an upward pressure on electricity supply costs

Future optimism on energy supply and prices, while costs of a transition bears down on energy buyers for now

In this week’s European energy market podcast we talk to Alfa’s Dr Puskarova about renewable energy cost increases, a single European market for energy, and why prices will remain high for the time being

Significant moves in energy prices

As prices make a significant hike, Jason Durden Head of Energy Markets and Risk Management at Alfa explains why and what to expect, particularly since supplies are seemingly comfortable.

Security of supply across Europe demands a levelling of prices – who will benefit?

In this week’s review of energy market activity across Europe we look at security of supply for gas and power and flexibility as Germany begins major phase out of nuclear and coal power generation, and what that means of energy prices across Europe as we transition to a lower carbon economy.

UK Emissions Trading System Auction Sees Significant Premium to EU ETS – What does that mean for energy prices?

Yes, the week of the first auction for the UK Emissions Trading System sees it trading at a significant premium to the EU ETS. Discover what this means for UK energy buyers and listen to the Alfa Energy Group Resonance Podcast.

Build Back Better

The importance of sustainable business growth on future viability and ensuring you make the right business decisions now to meet client, investor and wider stakeholder expectations as we come out of lockdown.

Good news on gas for European energy buyers

As demand for electricity and gas suggests economic recovery is underway, and gas supplies present opportunities for end users, we look ahead to the summer season for electricity and gas prices and the impact of market mechanism and generation shifts that are looming, as they are set to impact the prices and procurement strategies companies operating across Europe may need to consider.

Carbon doubles and electricity end users prices impacted

You may be wondering why electricity prices are so high and what the future might hold.

Designing a successful, finance-grade, ESG strategy

“Too often the data required to develop and implement ESG and net zero strategies is scattered across various internal systems in the organization”

Carbon volatility drives energy prices across Europe, but is there opportunity for energy users on flexible contracts?

For European energy commodity markets and the impact on business end user energy prices, carbon markets are lively! Is it a bullish market, carbon surrender compliance, or a combination of these factors?