Developing a risk management policy in the current
turbulent energy market is becoming an increasingly
important part of the energy manager's role, with
creation of a flexible energy purchasing strategy now
being seen as one way of guarding against market
"The only certainty of the wholesale energy market is
that it is turbulent," says Magnus Walker, Director of
Trading and Risk at Inprova Energy. "But flexible
energy purchasing provides the opportunity to respond
to dips in prices and buy advantageously to make the
most of these fluctuations. However, this must be
supported by a good risk management system and trading
Inprova Energy has published 'Playing the Energy
Lottery: How To Manage Risk', an online source for
development of a robust risk management strategy and
setting objectives and risk limits. You can read more
about this topic here.
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