Volatile gas markets mean anything but business as usual for energy prices

Is this the first £100 winter forward in view of current market dynamics?

Post-winter prices, Carbon, LNG supply – EDF’s James Chaplin explains what’s affecting the UK Power Market this summer

The wholesale energy complex is ever-evolving, and fundamentals have changed drastically over the past year with weather, LNG supply, Brexit and COVID-19 at the forefront of the market.  The winter 2021 power price reached down to £42/MWh in March 2020, however recently broke a new high of over £70/MWh.

Household bills could rise by £21 as Ofgem considers increasing energy price cap

The regulator is consulting on its proposals to recover debt-related costs that have resulted due to the coronavirus pandemic

Winter is almost here, can we weather it?

Winter is setting in, albeit warmer than usual so far. Are we in for a comfortable or bumpy ride on prices?

What’s happening with the UK power market?

EDF’s James Chaplin explains.

Are prices cooking on gas this winter?

As we enter the new gas year and the position is set out for the coming winter, what is concerning markets and should be of concern to energy buyers?

‘Last winter was the greenest ever for Great Britain’

Last winter was the lowest carbon intensity winter on record for electricity generation, according to the National Grid’s annual report

Warmer temperatures cause Russian bears to wake from hibernation early

The zoo suggested the animals would not be able to hibernate properly until the temperature fell to -10°C

Winter temperatures ‘could cost households an additional £12.9bn’

A new report suggests colder weather could see each household spend an average £448 more on energy and warmer clothing this winter compared with the spring-summer period

Good News on Gas?

Every winter the term ‘security of supply’ comes to the fore. Sensationalist headlines start to appear questioning whether we will ‘keep the lights on’ or face ‘blackouts this winter’.