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This page contains links to information about thermal fuels. The list is not exhaustive and aims to help people find information that may be useful in understanding how thermal fuel availability and prices impact the electricity market.

This list of items will be updated as we become aware of new information. A new discussion will be added on the forum with the information disclosure  tag each time the list is updated, allowing members to follow the tag (see the top right of the page at the link above) and receive notifications of new material.

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Gas information

Gas industry information portal (Gas Industry Company)

Information about production and major user consumption, storage levels, planned production outages, and other related gas information. Updated as new information becomes available.

Gas storage (Contact)

Information about historical gas storage. Updated monthly.

Gas costs (listed companies)

Selected information about the historical cost of gas purchases.

Gas contracted by generators (listed companies)

Information on contracted gas purchase rights is typically disclosed in investor presentations accompanying half and full-year financial results.

Gas production outages (field operators)

Information on current and planned outages. The Gas Industry Company publishes notices received from field operators.

Coal information

The closing balance of the coal stockpile at the Huntly plant (Genesis Energy)

Historical information updated quarterly.

Coal use and purchases (Genesis Energy)

Historical information updated quarterly.

International coal prices (various)

Monthly average coal prices for benchmark thermal coal. Indonesian-sourced coal is most relevant (Argus) but prices for Newcastle coal are a reasonable proxy.

International coal futures prices (various)

Newcastle futures contract prices for benchmark coal for 5+ years ahead.

Diesel information

Imported diesel costs (MBIE)

Weekly data on the cost of imported diesel from Singapore. This information provides a good indicator of historical fuel cost trends (excluding taxes and domestic transport costs) for large diesel-fired plant.

International diesel futures prices (CME Group)

Futures prices for diesel from Singapore provide a good indicator of expected wholesale price trends for diesel.

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Public dashboards incl. generation
NZAS demand overview

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

NZAS operates the Tiwai aluminum smelter near Bluff. The energy consumed by ...

10 reports 3 months ago

Nov 2019: Top 10 daily energy constrained-on payment

Owned by: Tuong Nguyen Tuong Nguyen

This Dashboard gives you a glance of the top 10 daily energy constrained-on ...

10 reports 9 months ago

Oct 2019: Top 10 daily energy constrained-on payment

Owned by: Tuong Nguyen Tuong Nguyen

This Dashboard gives you a glance of the top 10 daily energy constrained-on ...

10 reports 9 months ago

Public dashboards incl. generation
NZAS demand overview

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

NZAS operates the Tiwai aluminum smelter near Bluff. The energy consumed by ...

10 reports 3 months ago

Nov 2019: Top 10 daily energy constrained-on payment

Owned by: Tuong Nguyen Tuong Nguyen

This Dashboard gives you a glance of the top 10 daily energy constrained-on ...

10 reports 9 months ago

Oct 2019: Top 10 daily energy constrained-on payment

Owned by: Tuong Nguyen Tuong Nguyen

This Dashboard gives you a glance of the top 10 daily energy constrained-on ...

10 reports 9 months ago

Public dashboards incl. exchange-traded
Market making activity

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

This dashboard shows various views of the market making activity report. In ...

4 reports 8 months ago

Implied spot price from current futures contracts

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

The implied spot price for the remainder of the contract period is derived ...

4 reports 16 months ago

Trade volumes and open interest by maturity year

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

This dashboard highlights both the monthly trade volumes and open interest ...

22 reports 23 months ago

Public dashboards incl. exchange-traded
Market making activity

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

This dashboard shows various views of the market making activity report. In ...

4 reports 8 months ago

Implied spot price from current futures contracts

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

The implied spot price for the remainder of the contract period is derived ...

4 reports 16 months ago

Trade volumes and open interest by maturity year

Owned by: Matthew Keir Matthew Keir

This dashboard highlights both the monthly trade volumes and open interest ...

22 reports 23 months ago

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