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Development of negative power prices in Germany

The number of negative spot market prices for electricity decreased in 2016. However, the price level of negative hours has simultaneously been dropping down further.
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Negative power prices during Christmas in Germany

Windrad As already experienced in the past years negative power prices also occurred during the Christmas days of 2016. In total there have been 35 hours with negative prices on and around Christmas going down to -67 €/MWh. Low negative prices are mainly a product of low power demand, high wind power generation and inflexible must-run capacities.
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