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Course: Free Simple Glossary of Energy Trading terms (Simple Glossary)
Glossary: Free Simple Glossary of Energy Trading terms
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Energy

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

The unhelpful sounding physics definition: Energy is the capacity of a physical system to perform work

We know energy: light, heat, electricity, kinetic (motional) energy, potential (the energy something gets when we lift it up) energy etc.

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Entry Capacity

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

Capacity to flow (usually gas) onto a National Transmission System

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ETRM

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

Energy Trading and Risk Management - usually referring to a computer system that allows trades to be electronically recorded, and risk measures to be calculated

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Exchange

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

An Exchange is a trading organization which matches bids and offers on standardized contracts to form trades. Unlike a Broker the Exchange acts as the counterparty for the trades, and trading is anonymous

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary

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Execution

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

In trading terms execution is the act that makes a trade a legally binding contract between the trading parties

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Exposure

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

Exposure is the sensitivity of the value of a trade, or a portfolio, to some market variable

A single trade may have Exposure to multiple market variables, and we measure the Exposure to each variable separately. 

In general there is an Exposure to each independent market variable that determines the value of the trade

For much more information please refer to the Detailed Glossary