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16 October 2017   |   The Times

Dirt cheap coal poised to make a comeback

"A report by Aurora Energy Research has found that the carbon tax, which penalises dirtier coal more heavily than gas, has been “instrumental” in this change, along with cheap gas prices. However, it forecasts that coal plants could enjoy a revival in the early 2020s because coal is likely to become relatively cheaper than gas."

16 October 2017   |   The Telegraph

Coal power set for one last hurrah

"Richard Howard, Head of Research at Aurora : "the economic flip would require the Government to set a carbon price of around £40 a ton by 2025 to phase out coal using market-drivers....The Government faces a tough ­decision on the future of the carbon price....Ministers will be wary of balancing their competing priorities to meet carbon reduction targets, while securing affordable energy and managing tax receipts"

16 October 2017   |   Reuters

Germans to pay slightly lower surcharge for renewable energy in 2018

"'A sustainable fall in the surcharge can only be expected for the early 2020s when the EEG payments to the first generation of extremely highly subsidised installations of the early 2000s expire,' said Manual Koehler, managing director of the German branch of Britain's Aurora Energy Research."

October 2017CommentaryResearch notesWebEx

Commentary: The carbon price thaw: Post-freeze future of the GB carbon price

New report by Aurora Energy Research considers possible scenarios for the Carbon Price Support, and the impacts on the power market.
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October 2017Research notes

GB Company Performance Report – September 2017

Aurora’s Company performance report presents a summary of the operational and financial performance of all major participants in the GB wholesale power market. The key statistics include ...
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October 2017Strategic Insight Reports

The carbon price thaw: Post-freeze future of the GB carbon price

This report, presented in Aurora’s June GB Power Group Meeting, presents Aurora’s analysis of subsidy-free renewables deployment under a range of business models and sensitivities.
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October 2017Research notes

North West Europe Gas System Performance – September 2017

Aurora’s gas system performance report provides a monthly snapshot of key operating characteristics for the European gas market. The key statistics include prices, volumes, trade, ...
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October 2017Research notes

GB Wind Farm Performance Summary – September 2017

Aurora’s Wind farm performance summary provides a monthly snapshot of financial and operating performance for individual wind farms on the GB electricity grid. We collate, clean, and ...
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October 2017Forecasts

German Power Market Forecast – 2017 Q3

Aurora’s German power Market Forecast Q2 presents our comprehensive views on the state of the German power market, and Aurora’s outlook to 2035
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October 2017Research notes

GB Balancing Mechanism Summary – September 2017

Aurora’s Flexibility Market Summary provide a concise monthly review of recent events in key markets for flexible technologies. The initial focus is on the balancing mechanism and firm ...
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