Category: Energy Procurement

UK Wholesale Electricity Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: October 2018 Market Report

Wholesale energy prices have dropped significantly during October 2018 – UK’s gas and electricity annual prices decreasing by just over 10%; crude oil prices also decreased about 10% too. However, spot UK energy markets were volatile, driven primarily by changing short term weather forecasts. Forward curves for rolling annual prices reduced its backwardation compared to […]

UK Wholesale Gas Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: September 2018 Market Report

Whereas oil prices have continued with their seemingly ever-increasing run up, UK’s gas and power had a much more volatile month. By mid-month UK gas had touched highs not seen since 2011 for annual contracts and UK power reached levels never seen before! However, by the end of the month prices reduced off these highs […]

UK Wholesale Electricity Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: August 2018 Market Report

During August 2018 UK energy prices increased relentlessly, they were up by 10%, with forward curves for rolling annual prices also increasing their backwardation further; structurally supporting the market strength. Notably, CO2 prices also increased significantly, demonstrating that gas demand, particularly for power generation, has been a primary influence on recent price moves. Oil prices […]

UK Wholesale Gas Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: July 2018 Market Report

During July 2018, UK energy prices mostly rolled up the backwardated annual forward curves, meaning prices generally increased slightly, by the end of July 2018. There were some exceptions, essentially nearby months for power were slightly more bullish than gas. Also, during the month, prices did show reasonable volatility, particularly during the first half of […]

UK Wholesale Electricity Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: June 2018 Market Report

Annual UK energy prices held their ground during June 2018, though did firm a few percents at the end of the month; slightly less than last month’s increase. Prices were driven by a combination or lower wind production, higher air-conditioning demand and weaker sterling. Forward prices increased also on further news that Groningen gas production […]

UK Wholesale Gas Prices - Pulse Business Energy

Energy Broker: May 2018 Market Report

Annual UK energy prices continued to firm in May2018 with both UK power and gas breaking recent highs, touching a 10% month on month increase before falling back partially, nevertheless ending the month 5% up over all; albeit slightly less than last month’s increase. Prices were driven by a combination or higher oil, coal and […]

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Join the ‘Energy Buyers Club’ Breakfast – June

Energy Buying and Energy Management Breakfast Hosted by The “Energy Buyer of the Year” in 2015 and 2017 at the Energy Awards. Join the ‘Energy Buyers Club’ Breakfast: For professionals involved in Energy Buying and Energy Management. It’s a FREE breakfast morning event where attendees will hear from industry experts who will provide bespoke advice. […]

Triad Demand Management Case Study / By Pulse and Plevin

“R Plevin’s efforts saved the company £57,155.45 on their annual electricity spend of £700,000.  This is a 9% saving and was the biggest savings made through demand management between 2016/2017 Triad Demand Management 2016/2017 Case Study By Pulse Business Energy and R Plevin & Sons Ltd In the energy market the busiest time to provide […]

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Pulse and Nottingham Trams Nominated for Energy Buying Team of the Year 2017

Pulse along with Nottingham Express Transit (NET) have been nominated for Energy Buying team of the year 2017.   The award is based on Pulse and NET’s energy procurement between 2015 and 2018.   The case study below references the procurement strategy and its evolution over the period.   Managing Director Ben Dhesi commented:  “We are proud to […]