Electricity Overview

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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Industrial & Commercial Energy Snapshot Methodology – Sept 2013

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ICIS publishes the Industrial and Commercial Energy Snapshot (ICES) on every working day of the year in Britain. ICES provides a concise, one page snapshot of the key power and gas prices in Britain, including ICIS end of day-assessments, Heren Indices and the ICE gas exchange settles. ICES also provides a bullet-point text summary explaining […]

European Clean Energy Markets (ECEM) Methodology – 22 September 2015


European Clean Energy Markets (ECEM) is published monthly and contains independent price assessments and indices for European renewable energy certificate markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each month’s trading activity. ECEM places a large focus on UK’s renewable obligation certificate (ROC) over-the-counter market as well as the Nordic renewable energy […]

ICIS Price Forward Curves Methodology – 1 December 2015

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ICIS Price Forward Curves for individual European gas and power markets are based on ICIS price assessment values at the market close. These inform additional calculated prices for daily and monthly delivery periods, based on mathematical modelling. These calculations have been developed in line with industry norms and best practices. The ICIS Price Forward Curves […]

Mexico Energy Report Methodology – 30 January 2019


This is the ICIS Mexico Energy Report methodology. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see: MER-Methodology-30-January-2019

European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) Methodology – 28 January 2020


European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) contains independent price assessments and indices for mature and emerging electricity markets, as well as in-depth analysis on price drivers, authoritative commentary on each day’s trading activity and daily news. Coverage for some markets stretches back as far as 1997 and a comprehensive price history database is available for this […]

European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM) Methodology Consultation 2020


ICIS has implemented a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. Consultation paper GMC06/20 is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the publication European Daily Electricity Markets (EDEM). This consultation will be open from 11 February until 11 March 2020. ICIS will […]