Summer volatility in Alberta power is here already

This year is flying as we enter into June and schools are almost out for the summer. May averaged $74.78/ MWh, 13% higher than May 2018. June prices have been extremely high so far with multiple forced thermal outages. The week averaged $154.44/MWh. Multiple units...

Alberta carbon tax on consumers to go away May 30

It feels like snowy days are behind us with a weekend that felt like July in Alberta. With significant imports from BC and Montana, prices were relatively low even with the warmer weather. One day had significant thermal derates leading to a $100/MWh+ settle, with...

Alberta power waiting for announcements from UCP

Alberta weather is back to spring with forecasts in the twenties this weekend. Mild weather over the past week had settles 14% down previous to last at $43.51/MWh. Forwards continue to climb although no material announcements have been made specifically relating to...