End-users adopt more complex hedging tools and methods


Major end-users, from industrial companies to retailers, are increasingly adopting traditionally trader-based tools and methods to manage energy and commodities price and volume risk, says Magali Hodgson, manager of the optimisation desk at RWE npower. She was speaking in a behind-the-scenes optimisation desk discussion about the changing landscape of end-user energy risk management.

"Value-at-risk (VaR) can be used by end-users to manage their budget," says Hodgson in an exclusive interview wit

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