Day-ahead electricity in Poland rose for the first time in three days amid unplanned outages of power units.
Electricity for the next day advanced 1.9 percent to 169.73 zloty ($54.27) a megawatt-hour, exchange data compiled by Bloomberg show.
PGE SA, Poland’s largest utility, halted a 380-megawatt unit at its Belchatow power plant, while a 235-megawatt facility at Turow was set to be off line from tomorrow to Feb. 24. A 220-megawatt unit at Jaworzno, owned by Tauron Polska Energia SA, will stop tomorrow and start on Feb. 18, grid operator and utilities data show.
Day-ahead electricity on the coupled markets of the Czech Republic and Slovakia rose 3.2 percent to 48.18 euros ($64.29) a megawatt-hour in a daily auction, according to the countries’ market operators. Hungarian day-ahead power settled 3.1 percent higher, also at 48.18 euros a megawatt-hour.