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Home/GB Renewables Market Summary – July 2019

GB Renewables Market Summary – July 2019

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

Highlights from July include:

  • Higher demand and fuel prices led to a slight increase in July’s average baseload price to £40.7/MWh, which is £1.3/MWh higher than in June. This is, however, 28% lower than in July 2018.
  • Wind capture prices increased along with the baseload price, to £40.1/MWh, up from £38.1/MWh in June. However, solar capture prices went higher than the baseload price for the first time since January, to £42.2/MWh, up from £38.8/MWh.
  • Monthly solar PV load factors increased to 16% compared to 15% in June. This is however 3 pp lower than in July 2018.
  • Along with the dip in load factors, onshore wind acceptance volumes in the BM decreased to 37 GWh, down from 108 GWh in June.

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