Polish Next-Day Electricity Drops as Wind Output Set to Increase

Polish day-ahead electricity fell as renewable output was set to climb amid forecasts for more wind.

Next-day power in Poland declined 3.5 percent to 172.35 zloty ($53.47) a megawatt-hour, according to exchange data compiled by Bloomberg.

Wind speeds are set to be 31 kilometers (19 miles) per hour tomorrow in Warsaw, more than double the average of the last five years, according to CustomWeather Inc. data on Bloomberg. Flows of Polish electricity to the Czech Republic and Slovakia, where prices declined, were projected to increase, data from the grid manager PSE Operator SA showed.

Next-day electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia dropped 5 percent to 43.47 euros ($55.58) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. The day-ahead contract in Hungary settled 4.8 percent lower at 43.58 euros a megawatt-hour in a daily auction.

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