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A spot market model for pricing derivatives in electricity markets

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  • Markus Burger
  • Bernhard Klar
  • Alfred Muller
  • Gero Schindlmayr

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In this paper, we analyse the evolution of prices in deregulated electricity markets. We present a general model that simultaneously takes into account the following features: seasonal patterns, price spikes, mean reversion, price dependent volatilities and long term non-stationarity. We estimate the parameters of the model using historical data from the European Energy Exchange. Finally, we demonstrate how it can be used for pricing derivatives via Monte Carlo simulation.

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Volume (Year): 4 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 109-122

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