August 2021 Energy Market Review

The steep price gains of the last few months slowed down in August but showed no signs of reversing. Another month of notable renewable output took the steam out of …

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July 2021 Energy Market Review

The price rise trend that began in February showed no signs of slowing down in July with futures contracts up between 4 and 15% across the NEM regions. Although the …

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June 2021 Energy Market Review

After the Callide C explosion dominated the electricity markets in May, the June 2021 energy market delivered its own drama. This time severe flooding in Victoria threatened the Yallourn power …

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May 2021 Energy Market Review

In May 2021 we saw that the energy futures market price reversal is in full swing with contracts now trading up to 28% off February lows. The price increases have …

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April 2021 Energy Market Review

Throughout April 2021, the energy transition continued to send shockwaves through the energy industry – even as low wholesale prices showed signs of reversing. This month saw three sudden departures …

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March 2021 Energy Market Review

Last month the major electricity players threatened a supply response to the rock-bottom wholesale energy prices and this month they delivered. In early March, Energy Australia announced it would bring …

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February 2021 Energy Market Review

Persistent ultra-low wholesale prices are starting to take a toll on coal-fired generators. The February 2021 electricity market saw energy giants AGL and Origin report first-half earnings, and it wasn’t …

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November Energy Market Review
NSW November 2020 Energy Market

It was a remarkable year in the electricity futures markets as we experienced record-low prices – the lowest in five years, throughout 2020. In November, we observed that all states …

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October 2020 Energy Market Review

October saw the emerging pattern of record-breaking renewable energy output, and low operational demand start to form into a solid trend. New minimum operational demand records were set in Victoria …

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