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Polish Day-Ahead Power Falls as Sweden, Ukraine Supply Increases

January 17, 2013

Polish electricity for the next day declined for a second day as imports of power from Sweden and Ukraine rose. Power for next year dropped to a record.

Day-ahead electricity decreased 3.7 percent to 181.53 zloty ($58.82) a megawatt-hour, according to exchange data compiled by Bloomberg.

Poland was set to tomorrow cut exports to Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia amid lower prices in neighboring countries and receive more power from Sweden and Ukraine, data from the grid manager PSE SA showed.

Polish next-year power declined as much as 0.2 percent to 167.75 zloty a megawatt-hour, the lowest since it started trading in June, according to broker data compiled by Bloomberg.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary dropped 8.6 percent to 50.16 euros ($67) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators.

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