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Energy Prices (Early March 2017)


Helped by Storm Doris, wind power accounted for more than 20% of UK supply in the last week of February. This, alongside a sharp increase in power imports, pulled Day-ahead prices down significantly, briefly below £43.5/MWh their lowest level since December.


Four LNG cargoes are expected to dock in the UK in March, some predict that this could be the start of a crescendo of deliveries into the spring and summer as Asian demand and prices fall.

Summary position: 

Oil $55.65barrel

Coal $67.20/MT

EUA 17 €5.60/TCO2

Gas 44.60p/th Apr 17

Gas 44.43p/th Oct 17

Electricity £44.53/MWh Apr 17

Electricity £43.05/MWh Oct 17