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GB Renewables Market Summary – June 2019

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

Highlights from June include:

  • Driven by low fuel prices and demand, the average monthly wholesale price in June remained low at £39.3/MWh, a £0.1/MWh decrease from the previous month and 26% lower than in June 2018.
  • Wind capture prices increased to £38.1/MWh, up from £36.6/MWh in May, due to lower daily load factors. Solar PV capture prices stayed relatively stable at £38.8/MWh.
  • Monthly solar PV load factors decreased to 15%, a 4 pp reduction compared to June 2018. However, wind load factors were 5-8 pp higher than in June 2018.
  • Onshore wind acceptance volumes in the BM increased to 108 GWh, up from 57 GWh in May..

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