spark spread


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spark spread

The income made by selling electricity, after the cost of the fuel used to produce the electricity has been subtracted. We need to analyze the spark spread, to determine if the electrical plant can stay open.
See also: spark, spread
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Its EBITDA margin (12% in 1H 2011) depends on efficient Kostromskaya GRES, which produces 40% of company electricity and has the highest spark spread (selling price of 1 kWh minus cost of fuel needed to produce it) among company assets thanks to lowest fuel use (306 g/kWh).
A sampling of topics: control systems identification in finance and economics, a neural network approach to option pricing, hedge fund portfolio selection with modified expected shortfall, looking for short term signals in stock market data, and modeling spark spread option and power plant evaluation.
The spark spread is the difference in cost between electrical power and fuel.
Risk exposures: Volatility in the natural gas market, pricing instability for electric energy, capacity and ancillary services; narrowing of the spark spread (the difference between the market price of electricity and its cost of production) in most regions of the United States in which the company operates generation facilities; market contraction; reduced liquidity in the U.
The spark spread last year was very profitable for power generators supplying the western U.
Natural gas prices are, however, expected to increase only moderately compared to electricity prices, resulting in positive spark spread and high investments in the CHP market.
With a high spark spread, the multi-unit-residential market in the five boroughs is a logical fit for our energy efficient technology and a great solution for our customers there.