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Empower your Energy Transition Strategy. Quantify the Future with Essential Intelligence.

Evaluate the potential of your next renewable energy investment, mitigate transition risks, and stay informed on energy market trends with vital energy sector data, insights, and analytics on S&P Capital IQ Pro.

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Quantify the energy transition with essential intelligence

S&P Capital IQ Pro offers unparalleled intelligence on the global energy sector, covering over 4,260+ publicly listed and 167,630+ private energy companies worldwide. Integrating comprehensive power plant asset data, deep company financials, and unique energy insights, S&P Capital IQ Pro can help you uncover opportunities and challenges in the energy transition as the sector evolves:

  • Track global power plants (see APAC and European coverage)
  • Evaluate the performance of energy companies
  • Monitor power markets and M&A
  • Stay ahead of energy market trends

US Power Sector Data

 

Power Assets Tracking

Access ownership details, operational data of power projects, PPA pricing, and benchmarking asset performance.

Energy Market & Regulatory Research

Get the latest insights into energy market trends, asset projections, utility rate cases, and financial and commission reports.

Power Price Forecasts

Value assets with power forward curves projecting electricity prices and REC forecasts drilled down to the hourly level, supported with research insights.

Integrated Sustainability Data

Understand asset and company-level physical risk exposure metrics at the power asset level. Review how sustainability scores can impact company performance.

  • Assess renewable energy opportunities
  • Quantify stranded asset transition risks
  • Electricity pricing forecasts and analysis
  • Access power and natural gas forwards
  • Evaluate the performance of energy companies
  • Stay ahead of energy market trends
  • Access power plant physical risk data

Evaluate US energy projects with comprehensive financial and operational data

S&P Capital IQ Pro integrates our best-in-class US power sector data, electricity price forecasting, and energy market and regulatory research on a single platform. Evaluate renewable energy investment opportunities, assess the potential costs of transition, and inform on the energy transition progress.

  • Analyze thousands of continuously updated active power projects and review past renewable energy projects in development.
  • Bring together Renewable Energy Credit (REC) forecast, hourly power price forecasting, resource adequacy projection, and historical nodal and power generation data to accurately value renewable energy projects.
  • Conduct due diligence on PPA procurement using FERC Electric Quarterly Reports (EQR) and data, proprietary PPA tracking, and electricity pricing forecasts.
  • Understand the power supply/demand dynamics in data center growth regions and evaluate opportunities for building new power plants. Use our interactive mapping and embed overlapping utility, power transmission, and other infrastructure layers to quickly visualize the competitive landscape.

Find distressed power assets and turn them into valuable investment opportunities.

  • Evaluate the economic connections between fuel costs, demand, and the value of power to quantify the asset operating margins of power plants.
  • Make projections on fossil fuel-fired plant retirements using operational and financial metrics like emissions costs, generation, and O&M costs. Track and map coal and gas plant retirements, retrofitting activity, and fuel deliveries.
  • Quantify stranded costs and track abatement costs associated with fossil fuel-fired power plants to find distressed assets or make better-informed investment decisions. 

Drill into U.S. power plant capacity data and electricity price forecasts down to the hour.

  • Analyze US power project viability and power generation portfolio planning with our comprehensive power forecast curve, for the valuations of fossil fuel and renewable assets. Our 20-year forward-looking wholesale electricity, capacity-price projections, and operational forecasts can help you to effectively examine the impact on power plant valuations or estimated revenue projections.
  • Use our high-impact visualization tools on our customizable dashboard for U.S. regional electricity pricing and fuel pricing analysis across 28 hubs. Generate forecasts on capacity vs. peak demand and reserve margin for 10 regions. Our US electricity market analysis is updated quarterly with power price projections based on hourly, daily, monthly and annual prices.
  • Access our 20-year Renewable Energy Credit (REC) Price Forecast to identify potential REC revenue, discover new development opportunities within the REC markets, and estimate environmental compliance costs for utilities and power buyers.
  • Pair our electricity pricing forecasts with insightful research guidance to anticipate the U.S. power market outlooks, evaluate energy investment opportunities, and gauge competition in the dynamic energy markets.

Understand the future power and natural gas pricing to manage energy price risk

  • Power and Natural Gas Forwards: Access the aggregated views of forward trading price movements from four vendors: Amerex, Tradition, BGC, and NYMEX/CME.
  • Modeled Market Intelligence Forwards: Use our proprietary 5-10-year forward models for US natural gas and power locations. Our forecasting team leverages our vendors’ active trade data to model pricing further into the future.
  • Leverage our desktop portal for quick downloads, screening, and mapping of our forward trading pricing data. Conduct more sophisticated analyses combining our vendors’ forward data and S&P Capital IQ Pro modeled data through our Excel Add-in.

Assess the performance of energy companies, their investments, and financials at the subsidiary and asset level.

  • Evaluate the financial performance of public and private energy companies, review transaction and credit risk data, access documents and transcripts, and track asset fleets of power companies.
  • Build a bottom-up view of utility and energy companies’ regulatory financials and asset metrics. Evaluate utility capital investment, emissions, and financial trends from the asset level up.
  • Monitor the complex regulatory environment governing utilities with vital insights from our Regulatory Research Associate (RRA) content and track rate cases to understand the impact of sustainability on investment decisions.

Surface risks and opportunities and what’s driving the energy market trends to your inbox directly.

  • Obtain vital insights on the significant developments for 800 cooperatives, 2,000 publicly owned utilities, and the top 200 North American and European oil and gas companies, including Dow Jones Newswires coverage.
  • Our Energy research library compiles asset projections, utility rate cases, and financial and commission reports, to deliver in-depth analysis and keep you posted on vital developments in the energy sector.
  • Access real-time and Aftermarket Research reports from more than 1,800 brokerage, independent, and market research providers. Power your investment decisions with access to company projections, industry analysis, and opinions on macroeconomic trends, as well as supply chain intelligence for the global industries.

Bring physical risk and climate analytics into your power plant valuation process

  • Account for power plant physical risks and evaluate their impacts on the project pipeline and other energy infrastructure valuation workflow. 
  • Aggregate individual asset risks to evaluate company-level risk across different energy asset classes.
  • Deepen your understanding of how energy regulatory and policy changes can impact your sustainability goals for investment strategies.


Quantify the value of US energy transition with essential intelligence.

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Market-defining power plant valuation suite

Power Evaluator is a cutting-edge valuation suite on S&P Capital IQ Pro that integrates with our best-in-class asset-level data, 40,000+ machine-learning-powered nodal forecasts, and physical risk metrics to deliver reliable, lightning-fast valuations. Built with multiple power forecasting scenarios and adjustable financial assumptions, our completely customizable valuation suite unlocks the true value of your power plant investments from start to finish:

  • Screen for power projects, portfolios, and companies
  • Build and analyze potential new power plants and portfolios
  • Simulate a project or portfolio sale
  • Track portfolio progress to net-zero

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Global Energy Sector Data Coverage

 


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Decarbonizing Gas Utilities: The role of hydrogen and renewable natural gas

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