Publications

Country Energy Reports



Economics, politics, infrastructure and the availability of natural resources are some of the many elements that shape a country’s energy market. Keeping track of a country’s energy price trends, regulatory updates, and carbon reporting requirements is a resource intensive endeavor. Consequently, NUS publishes monthly country-specific energy reports to keep businesses informed of energy market developments at the national level.



Canada Energy Market Report - January 2018

Electricity Hedging Strategy: Alberta prices rocketed upwards to a 36-month high in January as cold weather caused record-high demand for power, (more than 10% over December) and the planned increase to...

Canada Energy Market Report - December 2017

Electricity Hedging Strategy: What a year of change in electricity markets - Ontario saw all-time high increases which prompted the government to step in and artificially reduce power rates for...

Canada Energy Market Report - September 2017

Electricity Hedging Strategy: Fifteen cents per kilowatt-hour - a new all time high for Ontario electricity prices, up almost 10% from the previous record back in November 2016 ($0.1391). September was really a...

Canada Energy Market Report - August 2017

Electricity Hedging Strategy: It has been a strange summer in many respects - to those of us following the electricity market in Ontario. One of the most striking trends is...

Canada Energy Market Report - May 2017

Electricity Hedging Strategy: I hope everyone enjoyed their brief holiday from high Ontario electricity prices as prices are back over $0.10/kWh. It seems that IESO (the agency in charge of...