Guest Blog: npower’s Wayne Mitchell on Election focus

What the political parties have in store for energy As we approach the General Election, the papers are full of both promises and scare stories about what the different political parties have planned for the UK population, should they get elected. For us, working in the energy industry, we are obviously keen to see what […]

EU election results “spell risk for carbon market rules”

More far right and eurosceptic MEPs voted into the European parliament last week means change could be in store for the EU’s carbon markets. That’s according to analysts from Thomson Reuters Point Carbon who suggest energy and climate decisions will be “significantly influenced” by the election results. Marcus Ferdinand, Head of EU Carbon Analysis said: […]

German elections push up power prices on the continent

Continental power prices saw gains and coal and carbon prices became firmer last week ahead of the German elections according to ELN’s latest market report with npower. Power price rises are set to continue this week following Angela Merkel’s “historic” return to power, as traders bet on “clearer policy across the EU, especially on the […]