Polish Next-Day Power Drops for Second Day on Ukraine Flows

Polish electricity for next-day delivery dropped for a second day as flows from Ukraine were due to begin and wind output was likely to increase.

Next-day power lost 4.1 percent to 170.57 zloty ($54.55) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show.

Poland was set to receive 130 megawatts of electricity from Ukraine for most of tomorrow, compared with no imports today, data from grid manager PSE Operator SA showed. Wind speeds in Warsaw may rise to 24 kilometers (15 miles) per hour tomorrow, compared with a 10-year average of 17 kph, according to CustomWeather Inc. data on Bloomberg.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia fell 0.9 percent to 50.48 euros ($65.89) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. Hungarian day-ahead power lost 1.6 percent to 50.76 euros a megawatt-hour. The German contract for the next day, the benchmark for the region, dropped 9.4 percent to 50.75 euros a megawatt-hour.

Polish power for 2014 dropped 0.6 percent to 175.50 zloty a megawatt-hour, the lowest price since Dec. 10, according to broker data on Bloomberg.

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