Energy derivatives – a change in end-user attitudes?

Attitudes of energy intensive end-user companies to the use of financial products for price risk management may be changing, according to the results of two new surveys from energy risk management consultancies Utilyx and EnergyQuote.Utilyx' third Energy Perceptions survey examines attitudes of end-users across Europe to energy procurement and management. It shows that respondents are increasingly keen to use derivatives, but don't have the in-house expertise to do so."The healthy support fo