Focus week 37: Gas outlook continues to imply risks for price spikes heading into the winter season; shortly occurring chance of increase in precipitation replaced by drier forecasts again.
Focus week 36: Rally to new highs in gas, carbon and German power at beginning of this week add to pressure from high spot power prices, dry conditions.
Focus week 35: Dry weather forecasts, sky-high spot prices and continuously climbing fuel and carbon prices caused the upturn to return to the Nordic energy market last week.
Focus week 34: Downtrend across all markets last week. A nervous gas market continues to set the tone for electricity prices across Europe.
Focus week 33: The uptrend in the short-term contracts in the forward market continued last week, with spot prices also reaching new record-high levels.
Focus week 32: Recent weeks have been characterised by major new price climbs in the Nordic region. The most frequently traded contracts are now at the highest price levels observed in years.
Focus week 29: Energi Danmark Focus is taking two weeks off for the summer holidays. We will return on Wednesday 11 August.
Focus week 28: Trading activity is declining across the markets and, over the coming weeks, fluctuations will be based on relatively few transactions compared to normal.
Focus week 27: Following a brief quiet period, the European carbon market has regained momentum. Last week, the carbon price rose to its highest ever level.
Focus week 26: The spot prices are soaring in some parts of the Nordic region. Denmark and Southern Sweden have been hit hard, while other price areas are not experiencing as sharp increases.
Focus week 25: The sharp price falls in the Nordic forward market continued at the start of last week. However, the losses were regained on Friday and Monday.
Focus week 24: Extremely wet weather forecasts affected both the spot prices and the forward prices in the Nordic energy market last week, when we experienced some sudden price falls.
Focus week 23: Nordic spot prices continue to climb, and June looks set to become the most expensive month in several price areas for more than two years.
Focus week 22: Following a cold, wet spring, the weather forecasts for the Nordic region have now become both warm and dry. There is once more a hydro-balance deficit.
Focus week 21: Last week turned out to be highly dramatic in the European electricity, carbon and fuel markets, with prices experiencing significant falls in just a few days.
Focus week 20: Even though Nordic electricity prices are climbing, the uptrend is even stronger in Germany. EPADs continue to climb in Denmark.
Focus week 19: The European carbon market continues to soar. The market broke through another major barrier last week, when the price went above EUR 50/t.
Focus week 18: European gas prices continued to climb last week. The focus is once more on Russia, and the country’s conflict with Ukraine is resulting in uncertainty in the market.
Focus week 17: The prolonged cold period in the Nordic region now means that the snow will remain in the mountains for longer than normal, putting pressure on hydro-power producers.
Focus week 16: Price climbs are continuing in the international fuel markets, and both the coal and gas markets are now at their highest levels since 2019.
Focus week 15: The ice-cold spring weather continues in the Nordic region, and several of the contracts in the forward market increased to their highest ever levels last week.
Focus week 14: There is cold weather as far as the eye can see in the Nordic region and, before long, the precipitation volumes will also have dropped to around normal for the time of year.
Focus week 13: The international oil and gas market found something new to worry about last week, when the Suez Canal in Egypt was blocked by a stranded container ship.
Focus week 12: There are prospects of precipitation volumes well above normal in the Nordic region until Easter at the very least. The hydro-balance deficit has disappeared.