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News Round up in EU Energy

The markets await the ECB’s decision on interest rates today expecting a potential record rate hike and also watching later in the day a speech by a member of the US Federal Reserve that might also hint at its plans. Other central banks also look set to react...
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EU Scrambles….

There is nothing like a political crisis to force politicians hands is there? Reuters today reporting some really interesting turnarounds by political leaders in Europe from Liz Truss, new UK PM, who apparently wants more extraction of oil and gas from the North Sea.  Six new oil and...
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The Perfect Storm – Opinion

As an CTRM market analyst, I must stay on top of the news every day, reviewing and analyzing developments that impact the commodity trading sector and the buyers of technologies that support those trading activities.  Prior to the last few months, there was a bit of cognitive dissidence...
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Energy one Europe Continues its Momentum

Recently, I talked with Simon Wheeler, CEO of Energy one Europe. He was pretty upbeat in his analysis reporting that, since June, it had completed four new ETRM deals that he described as one large and three smaller deals as well as four additional deals for its scheduling...
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This year’s North American CTRM market looks different than last year…at least so far

Looking back over the last 5 to 10 years of activity in the ETRM/CTRM markets in North America, there’s been a clear pattern – natural gas and power drove a majority of deals, with other energies (including oil, products, NGLs and LNG) driving a lot of deals as...
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Coal Is Back?

A few months ago, we wrote a blog arguing that despite everything, coal was set to make a comeback – at least in the short to medium term. We also factored into the market outlook growth in coal and demand for coal ETRM solutions over a short time...
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Brady Technologies’ Power and Risk Focus Paying Off

Craig Vintcent, CRO at Brady Technologies, says that it has a 100% focus on making sure that it is offering a world class power and credit software portfolio. That this focus is turning to new business for Brady is perhaps not surprising as it has signed seven new...
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Previse Systems Sees Dynamic Market

Previse Systems says that it is seeing good momentum in the market, which has been strong since the beginning of the year. I spoke with Marc Zumstein, a week or so ago, to catch up with this relatively new vendor in the European energy arena having visited its...
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It’s all about Innovation Says Gen10’s Williamson

Conversations with Gen10 CEO, Richard Williamson, are always fun and informative as I find Richard to be one of the industry’s true innovators. Always one step ahead of the crowd at least, he and his team at Gen10 have spent the last several years pushing the limits of...
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An Amicable Split Allows for Broader Focus and Investment at Brady.

A few days ago, Brady Technologies announced that its commodities side was being acquired by STG and our inquiries to Brady for further details resulted in an informative call with Tasja Botha, CEO of Brady Commodities and Craig Vintcent, CRO Brady Technologies. Brady Commodities, for the time being,...
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