5 Trends Reshaping Power Markets Globally

How Renewables, Real-Time Markets, Algorithmic Trading, and More Trends Are Impacting Today’s Industry

Few, if any, markets have undergone more change over the last decade than the various regional power markets around the globe. Technological advances, structural market changes, regulatory intervention, and political influences have all contributed to create asset mixes, operating rules, and commercial risks that are in constant flux. In particular, the influence of renewable energy sources over the last decade has had profound worldwide impacts. 

In this paper, we will examine five of the key trends that are impacting these global markets, especially the increasing penetration of renewable energy resources.