Apollo Energy publishes a daily energy market analysis, focusing on the gas, power and oil markets including a commentary on how the markets close and open. Our analysis provides insight on how the markets are performing and also considers various factors which could dictate price changes in the future. 

The analysis also contains a graph which tracks the one-year forward price of both gas and electricity as well as changes to Brent crude oil. 

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Energy intensive industries exempt from CfD

16th November 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Energy intensive (EI) industries will be exempt from up to 85% of the costs of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.

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Energy Market Analysis - 15-11-2017

15th November 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Prices moved down yesterday due to an upward revision in temperature forecasts for the rest of the month, pointing to weaker demand levels. Coal and oil markets also displayed strong losses which helped contracts at the back of the curve move down, although the Euro continued to strengthen against the Pound, limiting some of the losses.

energy price graph - 14-11-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 14-11-2017

14th November 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Demand levels reached their highest levels in 2017 so far, pushing contracts higher yesterday. This resulted in a rise in European exports into the UK, although healthy Norwegian supply helped to relieve the strain. Further out, a weaker Pound provided support but coal and oil moved down in the afternoon, limiting the gains.

energy price graph - 13-11-2017

Energy Market Analysis - 13-11-2017

13th November 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Market Analysis

Gas prices moved higher on Friday with a cold weather outlook the main factor behind bullish movement at the front of the curve. UKCS production also decreased and gas demand was expected to be 27% above the seasonal norm today. Further out, contracts were supported by a rise in coal prices with a worker’s strike scheduled in South Africa on the 19th of November.

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Gas distribution charges to increase in April

13th November 2017 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Gas distribution charges are set for an increase in April as network operators have published their indicative prices.