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Interval forecasting of spot electricity prices

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  • Adam Misiorek
  • Rafal Weron

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In this paper we assess the short-term forecasting power of different time series models in the electricity spot market. However, instead of evaluating point predictions we concentrate on interval forecasts. The latter are specifically important for risk management purposes where one is more interested in predicting intervals for future price movements than simply point estimates. We find evidence that non-linear regime-switching models outperform their linear counterparts and that an additional GARCH component significantly improves interval forecasts of linear time series models.

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  • Adam Misiorek & Rafal Weron, 2006. "Interval forecasting of spot electricity prices," HSC Research Reports HSC/06/05, Hugo Steinhaus Center, Wroclaw University of Technology.
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    Keywords

    Electricity price forecasting; Interval forecasting; Autoregression (AR) model; Threshold Autoregression (TAR) model; Electricity load;
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    JEL classification:

    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • Q47 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy Forecasting

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