ICIS is pleased to announce a webinar on the impact of back loading in the EU ETS

London, February 25 2014 – As part of the series of free market information ICIS provides, we will be hosting a webinar on Thursday 27th February at 4pm (Central European Time) GMT+1 hour to explain the Impact of back-loading in the EU ETS.

Philipp Ruf, EU Carbon Markets senior analyst at Tschach Solutions, which is now part of ICIS, says “ICIS will provide insight on why the trading behaviour of market participants is key to understanding the price developments caused by back-loading. The webinar sheds light on the uncertainties and risks regarding the ICIS price forecast and provides a scenario analysis of future price developments”

To register for this free webinar, please follow the registration link:


The webinar will help participants to:

  • Understand why back-loading will have a major market impact
  • Learn why participant behaviour matters in back-loading
  • Gain insight into the risks and uncertainties surrounding back-loading
  • View ICIS price scenarios that take account of back-loading”

After the presentation there will be a Q&A session where you will have the chance to pose questions directly to Philipp. If you can’t make the live webinar, you can still register and receive a link to a recording of the webinar.  All participants will also receive the presentation slides.

About Philipp

Philipp Ruf leads the EU ETS analysis team at ICIS. He is involved in all policy related analysis and modelling (using the ICIS Timing Impact Model) with a focus on the evolving behaviour of market participants and mid-term market forecasts. Prior to his work at ICIS he was an EU policy assistant at IETA’s Brussels office working on regulatory changes surrounding the EU ETS. Philipp holds a degree in Business Engineering with the specialisation on financial engineering and power generation from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

For further information about this release, please contact:

Jacqueline Savory
0044 207 9111977

About ICIS

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider, and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions.  We have over 30 years’ experience of providing pricing information, news, analysis and consultancy to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has people based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. ICIS is part of Reed Business Information.

About Tschach Solutions

ICIS acquired German carbon market analysis firm Tschach Solutions in July 2013 to benefit from its wide expertise and superior market intelligence in the carbon market.

Founded in 2010 and based in Karlsruhe, Germany, Tschach has a strong industry reputation in carbon market analysis. Tschach’s core offering is its extensive, high-quality data and estimates on all relevant areas of emissions trading, power markets and international offset markets.

Standing out from its competitors, Tschach uses a unique Timing Impact Model for its forecasting and analysis which shows the impact of behavioural patterns of market participants on carbon prices. In the near future, Tschach will be launching similar products for the Californian, Chinese and Australian carbon markets.

About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information brings market leading brands to an audience of millions of decision makers worldwide through its multi-platform media of data services, online lead generation services, community websites, magazines and events. Reed Business Information is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors.