4th June 2021 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Gas Power
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Gas contracts were bullish for the most part during Thursday’s session, as the curve was pushed higher by gains recorded on commodity markets. Power prices followed their gas counterparts and traded higher, tracking the movement of recovering financial and commodity markets.
Market Open Market Open
An improved outlook for UK and European storage levels, combined with another drop on carbon markets has contributed to losses across the gas curve this morning. A drop in carbon also weighed on power contracts this morning, with a bearish gas market and on-going warm weather also acting as market drivers.

For a breakdown of the current generation mix visit our Power Generation Insights page.

Brent Summary

Brent Crude displays another increase as market fundamentals remain unchanged following the latest OPEC+ meeting.

1-year forward prices

Market close data has revealed that the 1-year forward price for both commercial gas & commercial electricity recorded a loss, closing at 59.19ppt and £69.03/MWh, respectively.

Today’s prices can also be found in an easy to read table on our current UK energy price page.

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energy price graph - 04-06-2021

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