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Polish Day-Ahead Power Jumps on Exports as German Wind Subsides

February 05, 2013

Day-ahead electricity in Poland increased as exports jumped amid lower wind output in Germany.

Electricity for the next day jumped 10 percent to 162.84 zloty ($52.69) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show.

Poland was set to export 596 megawatts of electricity to Germany between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. tomorrow, compared to net imports of 41 megawatts at the same time today, according to data from grid manager PSE SA. Exports to the Czech Republic and Slovakia also increased.

Output from wind turbines in Germany was forecast to fall below 10,000 megawatts tomorrow, according to the website of Meteologica SA, a Madrid-based weather forecaster. Wind generation was at 14,200 megawatts at 12:45 p.m. in Berlin, data from European Energy Exchange AG in Leipzig, Germany show.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia rose 33 percent to 43.58 euros ($58.92) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. Hungarian day-ahead power jumped 32 percent to 43.60 euros a megawatt-hour.

Polish power for 2014 increased for the second day, gaining 0.4 percent to 164.10 zloty a megawatt-hour, broker data on Bloomberg showed.

To contact the reporter on this story: Marek Strzelecki in Warsaw at mstrzelecki1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Lars Paulsson at Paulsson@bloomberg.net


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