Polish Day-Ahead Power Falls for Third Day as Winds Remain High

Day-ahead electricity in Poland fell for a third day as wind output in Germany was set to remain near record levels.

Output from wind turbines in Germany was forecast to exceed 20,000 megawatts for the early part of tomorrow, according to the website of Meteologica SA, a Madrid-based weather forecaster. Wind generation was at 16,771 megawatts at 1:45 p.m. in Berlin, after rising to 22,184 megawatts at 7:45 a.m., near a record 22,299 megawatts on Jan. 3, 2012, according to data from European Energy Exchange AG in Leipzig, Germany.

Polish electricity for the next day fell 1.6 percent to 144.48 zloty ($46.68) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show.

Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia dropped 4.7 percent to 26.34 euros ($35.73) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. Hungarian day-ahead power surged 69 percent to 51.62 euros a megawatt-hour.

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