Energy Risk: Comparing power plant delta hedging strategies

29 June 2012

Energy Risk 2011

KYOS publication on power plant delta hedging strategies

Power plant delta hedging strategies

power-producers-imgSummary: A comparison of common delta-hedging strategies and calculations finds that simple formulas used to calculate delta hedges can lead to severe biases. This article presents a relatively fast, but more accurate calculation approach. It is based on a combination of Monte Carlo price simulations and dispatch optimization, using dynamic programming.  

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