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Gas Storage – Always a Good Challenge

Gas Storage – Always a Good Challenge

In my book, gas storage is among the most complex types of contracts to implement in an ETRM system. Below, you will find the challenges that an implementation will face when gas storage is concerned. Contract terms There are three main aspects of a storage contract:...

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Gas Capacity Medley

Gas Capacity Medley

  Gas capacity is every time a fun topic. I have tried multiple times to say something along the lines of “the standard approach is…” – and every time it didn’t end well in terms of number of reworks to whatever came in place of the three dots. It is both the...

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NEW GAS MARKETS FOR ENERGY TRADERS – NEW ETRM TRICKS NEEDED

NEW GAS MARKETS FOR ENERGY TRADERS – NEW ETRM TRICKS NEEDED

I recently had what I originally considered a fairly low challenge project – implementing gas deal capture at a European power and gas trader. Since I have implemented gas a few times, this was looking unpromising. A small catch: I used to set up trading on TTF, NCG,...

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WIND DERIVATIVES – A BET OR A HEDGE?

WIND DERIVATIVES – A BET OR A HEDGE?

Recently EEX has launched wind power futures for Germany and Austria to help wind power producers or asset owners manage volume risks and wind induced market price risks. The purpose of this post is to share some thoughts on the applicability of this and similar...

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