Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:20 AM
Site: Dark Energy Consulting
Course: Free Simple Glossary of Energy Trading terms (Simple Glossary)
Glossary: Free Simple Glossary of Energy Trading terms
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Accrual

by Nick Henfrey - Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 6:03 PM
 

A known future cash flow that has not been invoiced 

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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APAR

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable

Anything relating to these two departments, that is:

  • receiving, checking and paying invoices (Accounts Payable)
  • raising, sending and chasing payment of invoices (Accounts Receivable)

Often used to refer to invoices and invoiced cash flows

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Arbitrage

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

The difference in cost of achieving the same outcome through different means

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Asset

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

In energy trading terms an asset is something an organization owns that can physically provide, transform or move an energy commodity, such as a gas field, a power station, or a refinery

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Auto Trade Capture

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

Auto Trade Capture is a capability in most trading organizations (and many have an application called ATC) that allows trades executed on an electronic trading platform (usually exchange or broker) to be automatically downloaded to our organization's ETRM

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Balance of Month

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

A type of contract in which the delivery period is the remainder of the current month

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Baseload

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

Term used in power (electricity) trading and operations to describe continuous delivery (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

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Basket

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

A set of indices used to price a trade

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Bid

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

A Bid is a type of Order; a trader bids to buy a product or commodity at the Bid price

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Blotter

by Nick Henfrey - Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7:14 AM
 

A Blotter is a traditional term for a form on which trade details are recorded by a trader as trades are executed

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary