Directional impact on forecast:
Bullish for gas and electricity prices
Further problems with nuclear reactors in France have boosted requirements for gas-fired power generation, potentially tightening supplies of gas and electricity over the winter in the UK and continental Europe.
Gas, electricity and coal prices in Europe have been bolstered by reports that the French nuclear regulator, the ASN, has ordered the early completion of safety checks at five of 18 reactors suspected of having issues. The five are Civaux 1, Fessenheim 1, Gravelines 4,...