Clearly defined and transparent methodologies are the backbone of Platts’ price assessment processes. Platts’ methodologies provide detailed descriptions and explanations of how we assess the market value of commodities so that customers and other interested parties understand those processes. In this section, we post documentation by commodity and region for all published price assessments and indices.
European electricity assessments and indices
(as of August 2015)
European emissions methodology
(as of April 2015)
North American emissions methodology
M2MS – Power Methodology
Platts - ICE Forward Curve — Electricity (North America)
North American Electricity methodology
(as of December 2014)
(as of January 2014)
US Renewable Energy Certificates methodology
Platts European Power Daily: code list
(as of February 2015)
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