Dynegy stops online energy trading

Houston-based energy company Dynegy has halted trading on Dynegy Direct, its online trading platform.

A Dynegy spokesman says the move is due to market conditions and the current credit environment in the energy sector. He says: “We will continue to trade with customers by phone, and our goal is to re-activate Dynegy Direct when the market stabilises and trading demand picks up to an extent that justifies doing so.”

Dynegy Direct, the firm’s proprietary energy platform, offers 750 energy produ