Power & Renewables

Europe & Russia October 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Europe & Russia

German power prices were volatile following an announcement by EDF on 10 September that the French company was carrying out in-depth investigations into welding problems at its nuclear power plants. However, the possibility of plants in France – which is a net importer of power from Germany – coming offline for inspections has since been played down. Moreover, price gains have been limited by ample supply levels resulting from a weak macroeconomic outlook, robust generation from wind power and lower prices for fuels on an...