(Montel) Germany’s electricity supply-demand balance is most at risk to weather shifts among the major European economies, especially during winter, thanks to its massive fleet of wind and solar farms, said consultancy Icis.
The EU’s biggest economy has the highest residual demand, the difference between total demand and wind and solar generation, at 34 TWh, meaning the greatest level of risk and opportunity in energy trading strategies, said Icis power analyst Luca Urbanucci.
Germany is followed by the UK with 19 TWh and Spain with 11 TWh. The overall European swing in residual demand is around 150 TWh.
Urbanucci underscored the…