Quantifying the economic value of accurate price forecasts in the French intraday electricity market

Electricity is a commodity traded in dedicated markets. Electricity producers, distributors, brokers, speculators and industrial consumers participate in these markets to match supply with demand, hedge their exposure to electricity prices and/or profit from dislocations in the price between geographies or time horizons. Accurate price forecasts enable market participants to make better business decisions. BCM Energy is a vertically-integrated electricity distributor and broker in the European markets. The objective of this project is to research the accuracy, robustness and actionability of state-of-the-art electricity price forecasting techniques in the markets in which BCM Energy is acti

Alexandre Beaulne
Superviseur universitaire: 
Manuel Morales
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