Why Germany’s power price fell more than elsewhere in Europe
"Industry makes up about 44% of German electricity consumption, more than in other European nations, and so its power use is likely to be one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus, according to Hanns Koenig, principal analyst at Aurora Energy Research Ltd. German electricity use is exposed not only to domestic shutdowns but the likely ensuing recession would hurt its reliance on power exports, he said."
Power and natural gas roil energy shift: What to know at E-World
"'The driver for the low power prices at the moment is a unsustainably low gas price,' said Alexander Esser, a power markets analyst at Aurora Energy Research in Berlin. 'That’s pushing more power supply to switch to gas from coal.'"