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CEE POWER-Czech Cal '13 falls, CEE spot above Germany

* Hungarian, Slovak peak prices soar above 100 euros

* Traders brace for Polish Cal '13 to fall further

* CEZ reports 310 MW in unplanned outages through Oct. 10

PRAGUE, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Czech Cal '13 baseload fell onMonday on lower coal and oil while central European day aheadprices traded above Germany due to soaring peak prices inneighbouring Slovakia and Hungary as cross border capacity waslimited in some hours, traders said.

Electricity for 2013 delivery fell 30 cents to 46.95 euros($61.32)on the Prague-based Power Exchange Central Europe oneconomic worries as future energy demand also weighed.

"The Cal is down on lower German spot and lower coal andoil," one trader said.

Central European spot prices diverged, though Czech, Slovakand Hungarian day ahead contracts all traded at levels aboveGermany.

The three central European countries combined their dayahead markets in September and since then Hungary has oftentraded higher, helping to narrow - and often erase - the typicalCzech and Slovak discount to Germany.

Czech day ahead fell more than 6 percent to 46.34 euroswhile Slovakia rose almost 1 percent to 49.46 euros and Hungarygained 2 percent to 50.19 euros on regional exchanges. Germanday ahead rose to 44.90 euros on the EPEX spot market.

It was the first time since the three countries joined theirmarkets that prices in Slovakia and the Czech Republic diverged,traders said. Peaks prices in hours 19 and 20 soared above 100euros in Slovakia and Hungary.

Wind generation in Germany was expected to rise to 5.9 GWand solar production was forecast steady at 2.3 GW, according todata from Thomson Reuters Point Carbon.

"This is the frist time since market coupling with Hungarythat Czech and Slovak prices were different," another tradersaid.

"There was not enough cross border capacity between CzechRepublic and Slovakia."

Around the region, the benchmark German Cal '13 contractfell 35 cents to 47.70 euros in afternoon trade on Germany's EEXexchange.

Data from Czech utility CEZ showed its power plants had a110 MW unit at Ledvice and a 200 MW unit at Chvaletice offlinefor unplanned outages through October 10.

In Poland, the Cal'13 dropped by 1.3 percent to 183.50zlotys on the over-the-counter market with traders saying theywere bracing for a further fall.

"The Cal'13 is down again and you don't really see thebottom as there certainly is potential for a drop further to 179zlotys ($57.41)," one trader said. Day ahead was steady onPoland's POLPX at 165.02 zlotys.

"The main reason for the decline is the fear of economiccrisis, fuelled by an increase in small generation andrenewables."

Brent crude oil fell to around $111 per barrel on concernsslower economic growth would curb oil demand, but supply worriesstemming from tension in the Middle East helped check losses.

EUAs for December delivery, the benchmark EUcarbon contract, had fallen half a percent to 7.77 euros a tonneat 1319 GMT.($1 = 0.7657 euros)($1 = 3.1179 Polish zlotys)

(Reporting by Michael Kahn and Maciej Onoszko; Editing byWilliam Hardy)

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Keywords: MARKETS CEE/ELECTRICITY