Polish Next-Day Power Trades Near Six-Week High After Unit Halts

Polish day-ahead electricity traded near its highest level in six weeks as the country’s third- largest utility halted a unit for an unplanned stoppage.

Next-day power in Poland fell 0.2 percent to 194.08 zloty ($58.80) a megawatt-hour after yesterday climbing to the highest level since Sept. 27, according to exchange data compiled by Bloomberg. Enea SA (ENA) said today it halted a 560-megawatt power unit. The facility is set to start on Nov. 15.

Polish electricity for next year added 0.2 percent to 177.1 zloty a megawatt-hour, broker data showed.

Next-day electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia rose 5.6 percent to 51.89 euros ($65.81) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. The day-ahead contract in Hungary settled 5.1 percent lower at 52.20 euros a megawatt-hour.

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