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GB Renewables market summary – April 2019

Aurora is pleased to present its latest GB Renewables Market summary report.

Highlights from April include:

  • With a rise in carbon prices and thermal generation, the average monthly wholesale price in April rose to £43.2/MWh, a £0.8/MWh increase from the previous month.
  • Offshore wind monthly load factors decreased from 53% in March to 37% in April, whereas onshore wind load factors decreased from 36% to 25%.
  • Gross profits for wind assets fell by 30-35% compared to March, as the fall in wind load factors more than offsets the £0.9/MWh average increase in capture prices.
  • Onshore wind acceptance volumes in the BM fell to 153 GWh, down from 440 GWh in February, representing a decrease of 65%.

If you would like to discuss the findings, please get in touch.

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