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Polish Day-Ahead Power Rises First Time in Four Days on Exports

January 31, 2013

Polish day-ahead power rose for the first time in four days as exports to the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany were forecast to climb.

Electricity for the next day gained 13 percent to 163.49 zloty ($52.79) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show. Poland was set to be a net exporter of 859 megawatts of electricity from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow, compared with net imports of 532 megawatts at the same time today, according to data from power grid operator PSE SA.

Polish power for 2014 dropped 0.6 percent to 163.70 zloty a megawatt-hour, the lowest level since the contract started trading in June 2012. The price has fallen 8.3 percent this month.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia jumped 37 percent to 35.96 euros ($48.79) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators.

Hungarian day-ahead power slumped 30 percent to 36.27 euros a megawatt-hour as output from conventional plants and wind farms was set to be higher than demand in the early hours of tomorrow, data from grid operator Mavir Zrt showed.

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