Near-term gas and power prices ‘to remain low’

Gas and power prices for near-term contracts are expected to remain low unless there is a sudden change and extended period of colder weather. That’s according to Sammy Blay (pictured), Client Portfolio Manager at npower’s Optimisation Desk, who has also forecast lower gas requirement for the summer. Presenting the latest market report, he said the […]

The Market Report – 21st January 2014

Find out about what’s influencing gas supply, power prices and what you should watch out for in this weekly update on the energy market from Sammy Blay, Client Portfolio Manager at npower. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

“Small gains” for coal and carbon prices, oil drops temporarily

Coal and carbon prices saw “small gains” last week while oil prices slipped temporarily according to a weekly market report from npower. The EU’s vote in favour of delaying the release of emissions credits helped boost carbon prices said Sammy Blay, npower’s Client Portfolio Manager. He said: “Carbon saw a little strength after the European […]

Cold snap pushes up gas and power prices

The recent bout of chilly weather has pushed near term power and gas prices higher, according to the weekly market report from npower. Sammy Blay, Client Portfolio Manager at npower’s optimisation desk said: “Weather was the main sentiment driver for near term power and gas prices as Arctic winds blew over the UK, sending temperatures […]

The Market Report – 19th November 2013

Find out about the supply of gas, the influences on power prices and what you should watch out for in this weekly update on the energy market from Sammy Blay, Client Portfolio Manager at npower. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

The Market Report – 12th November 2013

Why did the UK become gas destination hub of choice last week? What impact will nuclear talks with Iran have on energy markets? Find out in this latest market update, today we hear from npower’s Client Portfolio Manager Sammy Blay.

Volatile wind likely to affect power prices after nuke outage

The UK’s prompt power prices are likely to be affected by “volatile” wind supplies after storm St Jude took out the Dungeness nuclear power plant, according to a weekly market report. On Monday the energy firm EDF said it had switched off reactor B at Dungeness (pictured) after a power loss because of the strong […]

The Market Report – 29th October 2013

From the impact of the October clock change to the Dungeness nuclear power plant outage, npower’s Sammy Blay talks us through the latest market movements in this weekly update.

‘Fairly choppy trading’ as electricity market switches calendar

The UK wholesale electricity market will soon switch to trading traditional calendar-dated contracts which means there could be a “fairly choppy trading” ahead of November. In the latest weekly market update, Sammy Blay, Client Portfolio Manager at npower’s Optimisation desk said the industry will go through a major change as it will ditch the Electricity […]

The Market Report – 22nd October 2013

Find out about the supply of gas, the influences on power prices and what you should watch out for looking forward in this weekly update on the energy market from Sammy Blay, Client Portfolio Manager at npower. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]