Conference

German-Norwegian Energy Dialogue 2019 »

The German-Norwegian chamber of Commerce, in association with THEMA and Selmer, is pleased to invite you to this years’ German-Norwegian Energy Dialogue.

Havvind

Stakeholder Workshop on Offshore Wind Development in the Baltic Sea »

In a BEMIP stakeholder workshop, THEMA, EA and COWI will present a study and recommendations for a roadmap for offshore wind development in the Baltic Sea. The open workshop is hosted by the European Commission on March 15 in Brussels.

Frühjahrsausgabe Strompreisprognosen

The spring editions of THEMAs power and elcertificate price forecasts are ready »

2018 was a pivotal year for power markets. Sharp price increases dominated developments. In our forecasts we discuss whether this trend will continue. In special chapters we look into PPAs and consequences of the German coal exit.

Lokale energisamfunn

Local Energy Communities require regulatory sandboxes, not reform »

Experience with Local Energy Communities is limited. They would be better supported by time-limited regulatory exemptions to facilitate experimentation than by reform of the current regime, which might put consumer protections and efficiency at risk.

Flat network charging across Norway will increase network costs »

Achieving climate goals requires significant investment in the electricity network. The associated costs are borne by customers. If network charges are equalised nationally, overall costs will increase and electrification will be made less cost-effective.

Eworld 2019

Meet THEMA at E-world for your personalized market update »

THEMA is at E-world in Essen, 5th-7th February. You find us at the Montel booth (Hall 3/Stand 3-124). 

Utkobling av forbruk - kraftmast

Statnett has tested disconnection of loads as a system operation tool »

In 2018, Statnett tested the remote disconnection of loads as a source of flexibility in Northern Norway as part of the ‘Large-Scale Load Management’ pilot project. THEMA’s evaluation concludes that the pilot was successful, although its scale was smaller than originally planned.

Vindmøller

A date-based stop rule in 2030 serves a killing blow to the elcertificate price »

After a long wait, market participants and analysts were taken by surprise when the Swedish and Norwegian regulators suggested a date-based stop rule for the elcertificate market this Tuesday. The news sent the elcertificate price down by 18%. Read more: T-CG Insight 2018-07 >>  A date-based stop rule in 2030 serves a killing blow to […]

Vindmøller

The autumn editions of THEMAs power price forecast are ready »

High fuel and carbon prices low availability and low hydro inflows have led to a price rally. We address these developments and discuss the implications for power markets. Our special issues discuss the future of the EU-ETS, and the Baltic markets.

Einar Aas’ fall will hurt liquidity in the financial power market »

Einar Aas’ spectacular betting on the spread between Nordic and German power prices has already hurt other players in the market as they top up their contributions to Nasdaq’s default fund.