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Forecasting electricity spot market prices with a k-factor GIGARCH process

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  • Abdou Kâ Diongue

    (UGB - Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis Sénégal)

  • Dominique Guegan

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Bertrand Vignal

    (EDF R&D - EDF R&D - EDF - EDF)

Abstract

In this article, we investigate conditional mean and variance forecasts using a dynamic model following a k-factor GIGARCH process. We are particularly interested in calculating the conditional variance of the prediction error. We apply this method to electricity prices and test spot prices forecasts until one month ahead forecast. We conclude that the k-factor GIGARCH process is a suitable tool to forecast spot prices, using the classical RMSE criteria.

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  • Abdou Kâ Diongue & Dominique Guegan & Bertrand Vignal, 2007. "Forecasting electricity spot market prices with a k-factor GIGARCH process," Post-Print halshs-00188264, HAL.
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    Keywords

    Conditional mean; conditional variance; forecast; electricity prices; GIGARCH process; Moyenne conditionnelle; variance conditionnelle; prévisions; prix spot d'électricité;
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    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods

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