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As many consumers and ratepayers know, the price of energy fluctuates with organic, market-driven demand, but also speculation, infrastructural and supply chain bottlenecks, and regional and temporal scarcity. Examples of pricing and cost fluctuations can be found with fossil fuel commodities, notably petroleum products and natural gas, but also grid electricity. Market speculation, particularly in futures, can drive up spot prices and new contracts for petroleum and natural gas, as scarcity is perceived in future markets. Reductions in production volumes for oil can also lead to higher prices, as has been the case with political disturbances in oil-producing economies as well as politically-motivated embargoes. Similarly, supply gluts and falling demand can dramatically reduce market prices. For example, both factors affected plummeting natural gas prices in North America in the past few years as shale gas production increased and demand fell in a recessionary economy. Damaged or inactive refinery capacities can also affect petroleum product pricing down the supply chain, as has occurred in the US following the closure and debilitation of refineries along the Gulf Coast following natural disasters.

Similar to commodity supply chains, disturbances in transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure and lower available capacities for energy transmission can increase prices in spot, day-ahead and contract electricity. Similarly, premiums are paid for renewable energy electricity due to higher generation costs and regulatory mechanisms like feed-in tariffs (FIT). Fuel costs can also drive up prices for electricity, particularly with gas turbines. Seasonal and daily demand spikes or load peaks greatly increase prices or rates for electricity.

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Pricing & Markets Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Power Generation Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

    ... 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the industry. Key Questions Answered: What was the size of the emerging five power generation ... Read More

  • Power Generaton: Top Five Trends for 2019 and Beyond

    ... to be replaced by natural gas, and renewable energy is making substantial strides to become more commercially relevant. Advances ensure new power sources are moving closer to becoming part of the mainstream, with problems such ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Iraq

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Iraq power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Kuwait

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Kuwait power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Libya

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Libya power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Oman

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Oman power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Syria

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Syria power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Yemen

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Yemen power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Algeria

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Algeria power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Bahrain

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Bahrain power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Iran

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Iran power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Jordan

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Jordan power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Morocco

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Morocco power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Qatar

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Qatar power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Power Generation in Tunisia

    ... of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Tunisia power generation market. Includes market size and segmentation ... Read More

  • Energy Data Management Services in the US - Procurement Research Report

    ... such as invoice auditing, energy procurement guidance and strategy consulting. Furthermore, suppliers assist buyers with utility data collection, bill verification and bill payment. Typical buyers of these services include industrial operations, building owners and government ... Read More

  • Demand Response Management Systems (DRMS)

    ... - Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, and Residential; Types: Automated, and Conventional; Components: Hardware, Software, and Services. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are ... Read More

  • Dairy Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

    ... 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the emerging five dairy ... Read More

  • Growth Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Demand Response Market, Forecast to 2025

    ... The liberalization of electricity markets and increasing distributed energy resources have a major role in driving the growth of demand response. However, lack of standardized procedures and absence of incentives deter the market growth in ... Read More

  • Global Demand Response Market, Forecast to 2024

    ... one-way traditional energy traffic flow from the power plants to energy-consuming units. DR programs, through intelligent and balanced energy management routines, create a two-way energy traffic flow, balancing energy demand with available supply, thereby enabling ... Read More

  • Medium & Heavy Trucks Top 5 Emerging Markets Industry Guide 2013-2022

    ... 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Synopsis Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering ... Read More

  • The Future of Global LNG Markets to 2025 (H1-2018): Infrastructure, Investments, Planned Projects, Pricing, Trade, Contracts and Competition Outlook

    ... comprehensive report on the industry outlook to 2025. The 15th successful version of the global report details the current status of projects, competition, investments and strategies being adapted by companies to strengthen their future. Review ... Read More

  • The Future of Asia Pacific LNG Markets to 2025 (H1-2018): Infrastructure, Investments, Planned Projects, Pricing, Trade, Contracts and Competition Outlook

    ... is a comprehensive report on the industry outlook to 2025. The 26th successful version of the Asia Pacific report details the current status of projects, competition, investments and strategies being adapted by companies to strengthen ... Read More

  • The Future of Europe LNG Markets to 2025 (H1-2018): Infrastructure, Investments, Planned Projects, Pricing, Trade, Contracts and Competition Outlook

    ... comprehensive report on the industry outlook to 2025. The 26th successful version of the Europe report details the current status of projects, competition, investments and strategies being adapted by companies to strengthen their future. Review ... Read More

  • The Future of Middle East LNG Markets to 2025 (H1-2018): Infrastructure, Investments, Planned Projects, Pricing, Trade, Contracts and Competition Outlook

    ... is a comprehensive report on the industry outlook to 2025. The 26th successful version of the Middle East report details the current status of projects, competition, investments and strategies being adapted by companies to strengthen ... Read More

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