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Structure and stylized facts of a deregulated power market

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  • Simonsen, Ingve
  • Weron, Rafal
  • Mo, Birger

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Dramatic changes to the structure of the power sector have taken place over the past few decades. The major structural change being the introduction of competitive markets and power exchanges. In this paper, we conduct a detailed empirical study of the statistical properties of the Nordic power (Nord Pool) spot market. The aim of this study is to identify so-called stylized facts of the market. We address the structure of the market, and in particular, describe in detail the spot price forming process (equilibrium point trading). A collection of stylized facts is identified and discussed for the hourly system spot price, based on the entire 12 year history of available Nord Pool data. In particular we analyze: seasonallity, weather effects, the human factor, return distributions, volatility, spikes, and mean-reversion (anticorrelation). The empirical study presented in this paper shed new light on the mechanisms, features and structures of these new commodity markets. The market features that distinguish them from more classic financial and commodity markets are pointed out.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1443.

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Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:1443

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Keywords: Electricity markets; Spot price; Stylized facts; Deregulation; Econophysics;

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  1. Marina Resta & Davide Sciutti, 2003. "Spot price dynamics in deregulated power markets," Econometrics, EconWPA 0312002, EconWPA.
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  1. Ladislav Kristoufek & Petra Lunackova, 2013. "Long-term memory in electricity prices: Czech market evidence," Papers 1309.0582, arXiv.org.
  2. Paraschiv, Florentina, 2013. "Price Dynamics in Electricity Markets," Working Papers on Finance 1314, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.
  3. Marossy, Zita, 2011. "A villamos energia áralakulásának egy új modellje
    [A new model for price movement in electric power]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(3), pages 253-274.
  4. Wang, Peng & Zareipour, Hamidreza & Rosehart, William D., 2011. "Characteristics of the prices of operating reserves and regulation services in competitive electricity markets," Energy Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 3210-3221, June.

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