Nuclear plants offline sees UK power supply “tighten”

Nuclear plants offline sees UK power supply “tighten”

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Several units at British nuclear power stations are offline for the start of August which means the power supply is likely to “tighten” for the next week or so.

As a result power contract prices for the “prompt” – i.e. very soon – opened slightly higher this morning.

That’s according to the daily market report from npower which looks at what is affecting power, gas and oil prices in the UK energy market.

Power delivery for tomorrow opened at £36.55 which is 5 pence a MWh more than prices at close of play yesterday, a npower analyst told ELN.

Read more here http://www.energylivenews.com/2014/08/05/nuclear-plants-offline-sees-uk-power-supply-tighten

Source: Energy Live News

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