Apollo Energy publishes a daily energy market analysis, focusing on the gas, power and oil markets including a commentary on how the markets close and open. Our analysis provides insight on how the markets are performing and also considers various factors which could dictate price changes in the future.
The analysis also contains a graph which tracks the one-year forward price of both gas and electricity as well as changes to Brent crude oil.
The UK gas market was bearish at the end of 2018 with mild temperatures and healthy LNG send-outs pressuring down prices at the front of the curve. Meanwhile, falling coal and oil weighed on the back of the curve, while carbon’s bullish trend came to end.
19th December 2018 | Posted by: Natalie Ormrod | Market Analysis
Prices fell yesterday driven down by a fall in spot prices, while the forward curve tracked the falling oil prices. Milder weather, increased wind generation and a bearish oil market all had an impact on prices.
18th December 2018 | Posted by: Lawrence Carson | Market Analysis
Early gains were slashed in European gas prices on Monday due to an upward revision in temperature forecasts and comfortably supplied gas systems. Although strong EUA prices continued to be supportive for the gas curve on the back of the expiry of the Dec 18 contract.
Big Six energy supplier, SSE has pulled out of a merger deal with Npower, citing challenging market conditions for the cancellation of the agreement which would have formed the second largest supplier in the UK.