Blog Posts on Energy Trading

What is a contract for difference?

What is a contract for difference? Definition In the energy world, contract for difference is a subsidy model in which both positive and negative deviations from a fixed reference price are paid out to the contractual partner. Contract for difference is also called symmetrical market premium. What is the best way to counter price fluctuations More… (Published: 17. September 2019 by Nils Quak)
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EPEX: data failure, decoupling, disaster?

Due to a faulty data package, the European electricity exchange EPEX in Paris decoupled the European electricity market on June 7, 2019. This caused a great deal of excitement on the markets. Johannes Päffgen, Head of Energy Trading at Next Kraftwerke, explains the causes and consequences in an interview. (Published: 24. June 2019 by Christian)
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