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Investing in power - the proposition

Thursday, April 16, 2009
The lack of storage necessitates the need to balance (supply equal to demand) on a continuous basis which requires complicated rules but also creates opportunities for a smart operator..

A SQUARE :: 16Apr09 Investing in power - the proposition
Category Power
Faculty Gerrit Buist
Expertise Power
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
The balance mechanism makes power the only commodity with “negative” prices. Participating in the various (cross-border) balancing mechanisms creates unique opportunities that can be explored.
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