Electricity

Electricity Prices, markets & analysis

The European wholesale electricity markets are developing quickly, with liquidity growing across the continent. Electricity professionals in this rapidly moving market need access to independent and reliable information to help them make decisions faster.

At ICIS, we provide expert coverage of the electricity markets in Europe, supplying readers with the latest over-the-counter price assessments and news, monthly analysis on power price drivers, plus, unrivalled information on the European renewable energy markets.

Our information is aimed at electricity professionals across Europe, providing them with all the prices and insights they need to trade wholesale power, buy and sell renewable energy certificates and analyse the latest developments.

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The interesting thing about the European Electricity markets is that electricity can’t be stored so unlike other commodities, you don’t have the ability to put things in storage, and you don’t have those dynamics.

 

The grid has to balance the power market every minute of every hour of every day.

 

Another thing that’s making electricity really interesting right now is that it’s a key part of the renewable energy policy of the European Union. The European Union is relying on power to make up most of its renewable energy targets. And so gas-fired generation, coal-fired generation and hydro-generation is coming together with newer forms of renewable forms of generation such as wind and solar and the differences in weather make for very volatile pricing.

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Electricity news and market information products from ICIS

We offer the following regional Electricity analysis and news coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Electricity marketplace.

  • Price reporting

    Price Reporting – More information about the price reports we publish on Electricity

    Independent price assessments and market coverage by region

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    Price History – More information about the historical price data we publish on Electricity

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  • News & analysis

    News & Analysis - News & market analysis specifically relating to Electricity

    Breaking news of latest developments affecting the markets.

    Insight and analysis of factors driving prices.

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