Polish Power for Next Day Plunges Amid High Winds in Germany

Polish electricity for the next day slumped as wind output in Germany was set to rise.

Power for tomorrow fell 9.1 percent to 155.68 zloty ($49.78) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show.

Output from wind turbines in Germany was forecast to top 20,000 megawatts tomorrow, according to the website of Meteologica SA, a Madrid-based weather bureau. Wind generation was at 7,154 megawatts at 1:45 p.m. in Berlin, compared with an annual average of 4,737 megawatts, according to data from European Energy Exchange AG in Leipzig.

Poland was set to export no electricity to Germany from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. tomorrow, compared with 575 megawatts at the same time today, according to grid manager PSE SA.

Polish power for next year increased 0.6 percent to 166 zloty a megawatt-hour, the biggest increase since Dec. 12.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia declined 16 percent to 35.50 euros ($47.74) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. Hungarian day-ahead power jumped 13 percent to 48.67 euros a megawatt-hour.

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