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  2. A little about myself, graduated 2 years ago from b-school in the northeast with a finance degree. Originally had planned to go the Asset Management route, passed CFA Level I etc, wound up in the power trading industry after a internship and got a full ti ...

    55 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  3. Hi, Interested in learning from others on what its like to establish / specialize in each of the 3 big energy commodities. How easy is it to transition from one to the other? I would assume Gas to/from Power have a fairly easily transition? Also, what is ...

    54 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  4. Power trading strategies

    Sales and Trading

    Hi all, I've started recently as a power trader and was wondering if you could recommend some resources (or write any comments) on various trading strategies possible in the electricity market. I tried searching on the forum here and there are few pe ...

    12 comments6 Feb 2020 -

  5. Good morning, all. Today I have something special for you guys. For those of you who don't know him, monty09 is one of our best known and respected members here at WSO. He has provided countless hours of insight into the energy business and helped ma ...

    23 comments6 Oct 2010 -

  6. Hi all! I am a Junior Power trader (prop only) in a small european boutique! I trade power in different countries on a short term basis (days and weeks). On this time frame, weather is king! I have basis in weather understanding but I can't properly ...

    8 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. Trading Power at a Utility

    Sales and Trading

    Can someone give a description of power trading desks for utility companies. Are utility companies strictly trading to hedge holdings/make sure there is enough supply for the coming months, or is there also trading for profit going on? Since utilities are ...

    19 comments15 Aug 2010 -

  8. I got an offer for 125K at a mid sized power trading firm in houston, and they say they'll give 35K ore more in bonuses, but of course bonuses are conditional on the floor performance. I have about 3 years of experience in this sector, and I have no ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Trading FTR's OTC

    Sales and Trading

    Interested in finding out as much as I can about trading FTR's. Specifically OTC. How much activity is there in the OTC market compared to trading through PJM? Can these trades be brokered or does the Nodal auctions defeat the purpose of a broker. An ...

    4 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  10. Does anybody have an example of a product (physical or financial) that changed its structure of trading periods from a fixed time trading window to a continuous trading model? (ie: moving from a daily or hourly trading structure to a continuous one like g ...

    3 comments9 Dec 2014 -

  11. We have increasingly been seeing headlines such as the "death of utilities" due to renewable energy and distributed generation (most recently in regards to Tesla's Giga Factory), but no one ever seems to address how this may affect the trad ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. Energy Asset Valuations

    Investment Banking

    Hello Everybody, I received a job offer from a firm in NYC that invests in energy assets. They work on all stages, developing, financing and trading and distributing from the asset. They primarily purchase gas power plants and oil fields. My primary respo ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  13. As the title says, I'm an engineer and I'm dying to get into power trading. Theres a posting locally for a real time trader and for the first time in my search, it doesn't have prior trading history as a requirement. So obviously, I want to ...

    1 comment27 Mar 2016 -

  14. Power Certification

    Sales and Trading

    I am currently working at a F100 tech company looking to break into an entry level real time power trader position or scheduler or analyst type position focusing on power markets. With that said I am looking to obtain power certifications. I was wondering ...

    1 comment7 Feb 2013 -