Free Trial

Swiss Hydro Stocks Narrow Surplus to Average


Swiss hydropower reserves saw another sharp weekly decline of 6.5 percentage points to 57.8% of capacity as of 22 January, narrowing the surplus to the long-term and five-year averages, BFE data showed.

  • Stocks fell by 7 percentage points the week prior.
  • The surplus to the five-year average narrowed to 5.5 points, down from 6.9 points the week prior.
  • Reserves stood at a surplus of 9.5 points to the long-term average – since 1997 – last week, compared with a surplus of 11.7 points the week before.
  • Hydro output declined on the week. Production from pumped storage fell by 283MW to 1.299GW last week, while output from reservoirs fell by 279MW to 2.12GW, Entso-E data showed.

To read the full story



MNI is the leading provider

of intelligence and analysis on the Global Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange and Energy markets. We use an innovative combination of real-time analysis, deep fundamental research and journalism to provide unique and actionable insights for traders and investors. Our "All signal, no noise" approach drives an intelligence service that is succinct and timely, which is highly regarded by our time constrained client base.

Our Head Office is in London with offices in Chicago, Washington and Beijing, as well as an on the ground presence in other major financial centres across the world.