The Nordic energy market experienced a falling trend at the end of week 1 and start of week 2. This is partly due to a negative mood in the financial markets, where disappointing key ratios and falls in the stock markets have influenced developments. At the same time, the carbon emissions allowance market has also experienced some price falls, and the market is now around 10% lower than it was at the New Year. This has pulled down electricity prices. The Q2-19 contract closed at EUR 47.10/MWh on Monday, while the YR-20 contract now costs EUR 37.15/MWh.
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March 19 2019. Once again, security issues on the French nuclear power are causing concerns. This topic has been a major factor on the European power markets several times over the last years.