@ENERGY®/Storage is a set of Microsoft® Excel add-in functions that values storage contracts and provides additional results useful for storage management. Typical users are producers, marketers or traders of natural gas, power generators and storage providers.
Typically users of @ENERGY/Storage are operators of storage facilities who want to maximize their value. The model enables users to extract additional value from a storage operation by exploiting the seasonality and volatility of gas spot prices. @ENERGY/Storage calculates three types of values: intrinsic, rule based and optimal. These values give the user a comprehensive understanding of the designed to maximize the value of the facility. @ENERGY/Storage allows users to test their trading strategies, and provides detailed results that can be used to improve operational efficiency. It also provides information such as hedge curves to help minimize risk exposure to spot volatility.
@ENERGY/Storage provides extremely fast calculations and includes Excel add-in functions (XLL files), Excel templates and documentation. When installed, @ENERGY/Storage adds functions to Excel that are used like the built-in worksheet functions, so one can customize the Storage templates or create new ones.