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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 simplest...

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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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Achieving a Reliable Front Office Reporting in ETRM systems: Typical Pitfalls

Achieving a Reliable Front Office Reporting in ETRM systems: Typical Pitfalls

Are you the most trusting person on Earth? If that is the case, you obviously, haven`t dealt with front office reporting solutions, nor have you ever opened a bag of chips.

As the saying goes „Trust is the hardest thing to find and the easiest thing to lose”. When it comes to front office reporting and traders it is even more fragile than a gold fish`s memory. A couple of wrong position results may lead traders to feel like they are using a gambling tool instead of a reporting tool.

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