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Platts Megawatt Daily has long been a go-to source for major players in the electric power industry, helping them understand what is moving the US power markets, gain market intelligence, and reference prices for contracts. It provides detailed coverage of power prices in major US and Canadian electricity markets, up-to-date information about solicitations and supply deals, and information about complex state and federal power regulations.

And now, Megawatt Daily includes more analytical information, graphics, data, and market insight. Day-ahead bilateral indexes, price trends, coal-to-gas power ratios, power burn and fundamental data (including weather trends, generation mix, and transmission flows) are presented in tables and graphs that provide more context and support greater market understanding.

Megawatt Daily Benefits

The new Platts Megawatt Daily includes content that will help you evaluate utility market strategies and how they meet load. With it, you can better understand new generation and its impact on zonal and regional prices, and of competition among competing fuels and renewables. You can also analyze transmission projects and their impacts on zonal and regional prices, and understand regional trading markets, players, and strategies. Use Platts Megawatt Daily to also stay on top of policies and decisions of ISOs, FERC, CFTC, EPA and Congress and their potential market impacts.

Who buys Platts Megawatt Daily?

Traders and marketers, analysts, finance and compliance, business development and sales, attorneys, and executive managers use Platts Megawatt Daily to track U.S. power market movements, deliver business-critical information, resolve contract pricing issues, understand the electricity market, develop new business opportunities, and monitor competitors.

Platts Megawatt Daily covers key regions across the US and Canadian power markets. Delivered on a daily basis, Platts Megawatt Daily brings you crucial competitive intelligence across the entire power marketplace, helping you make smarter, faster decisions. It includes:

  • Fundamental and analytical data that moves the markets
  • Day-ahead bilateral indexes for 15 locations in Southeast and West
  • Comprehensive coverage of day-ahead prices at major ISO hubs
  • Forward assessments
  • Spot and forward market commentaries
  • Supply and demand dynamics explained
  • RTO, federal and state policies that shape the markets
  • Transmission developments that impact the fundamentals
  • Generation new builds and retirements
  • New capacity solicitations

Archive Access

As part of your subscription to Platts Megawatt Daily, you have access via Platts Market Center to past articles from back issues of Platts Megawatt Daily. This valuable resource will allow you to search for and analyze useful information and create your own customized reference on issues in power that interest you. You'll always find what you're looking for, because our archives are easily searchable - just enter key words, company names, a date range, or an industry, and specify which publications you wish to search.

Platts Market Data - Electric Power

The price assessments listed in Platts Megawatt Daily are also available in data-point format for easy analysis. This is the most efficient way to receive our industry-standard assessments. For a modest additional cost, upgrade your subscription to include Platts Market Data - Electric Power.

Basic Delivery

Platts Megawatt Daily is delivered online through Platts Market Center and via email.





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