Market Report – October 2021

13th October 2021

Still, it will soon be Christmas!!!

Market Report – September 2021

6th September 2021

As wholesale energy prices continue to rocket to record highs, companies need to hope for the best but prepare for the worst.

Market Report – August 2021

5th August 2021

With the traditional ‘2-week’ British Summer passing, ‘Winter is coming’ (to coin a phrase) and the weather and temperatures are becoming more unpredictable than ever.

Market Report – July 2021

7th July 2021

With the energy markets still rapidly on the rise, it was hoped that as we began the summer season, the expected warmer weather would assist in stabilising the markets…

Market Report – June 2021

5th June 2021

As the warmer summer weather finally arrives, in previous years this would naturally lead to a dip in the energy markets as less demand is placed on the networks for heating.

Market Report – May 2021

5th May 2021

With the next phase of restrictions being lifted, businesses in the hospitality sector and beyond are keen to open their doors again…

Market Report – April 2021

7th April 2021

After an uncertain and turbulent year of restrictions, businesses are finally able to open their doors to welcome back eager customers, endeavouring to return to some normality.

Market Report – March 2021

8th March 2021

After a week of warmer weather and a possible end to government COVID-19 restrictions, the spirit of the country seemed lifted.

Market Report – February 2021

8th February 2021

It seems lately that I am always writing about bad news…

Market Report – November 2020

12th November 2020

As the latest American Civil War for the White House reached a conclusion (maybe…), the energy markets reacted cautiously amidst the uncertainty of a future ‘special relationship’ between the UK and USA over key points such as Brexit and a future trade deal, causing prices to increase.

Market Report – October 2020

15th October 2020

It has been a chaotic few weeks in the energy markets… with ongoing strikes by the Lederne trade union, several oil platforms have been taken offline. This has majorly disrupted Norwegian supply and hiked gas prices to a 10 month high.

Market Report – September 2020

16th September 2020

Throughout August, prices have been supported by resurging demand as businesses return to higher levels of operation and higher commodity prices; driven by a seven-month high in LNG prices and a near five-month high oil price.

Market Report – August 2020

13th August 2020

The higher than usual seasonal weather continues to keep the gas market oversupplied and prices keen, but with Wind output dropping, this will boost demand for natural gas which the markets anticipate will cause increases over the coming weeks.

Market Report – June 2020

19th June 2020

Many businesses are now opening their doors again following the lock down period and ensuring your business energy bills are correct, is paramount!

Market Report – May 2020

11th May 2020

Now is the optimum period to look to renew and take future positions on current and future business energy renewals…

Market Report – April 2020

27th April 2020

At Fox Energy we understand that this is likely to be a very challenging time for businesses…

COVID-19 (A time to look into utilities…)

2nd April 2020

More so now than ever we find ourselves in a position to help multisite and cash hungry corporate businesses.

Market Report – February 2020

11th February 2020

Friday the 31st January saw the news break that the UK was to remain a member of the EU ETS (Emissions Trading System) during the transition period out of Europe and that the UK would start to sell backlog supply from March.

Market Report – January 2020

21st January 2020

Well, Brexit is going to happen on the 31st January – but what does that mean for the energy markets? The UK has a Brexit transitional period to the 31st December 2020 during which time negotiations with the EU will either result in (As Noel Edmonds would say), deal or no deal!

General Election – How business energy costs may be affected…

16th December 2019

With all the main parties’ manifestos featuring heavily on the environment, the BEIS’s Public Attitudes Tracker showed strong public support for renewable generation. Labour also promised to renationalise the ‘Big Six’ energy suppliers to public ownership should it emerge victorious in the General Election…

Reinstatement of the Capacity Market

4th November 2019

Capacity Market (CM) charges had been suspended from being passed through to business energy bills, pending the final ruling in a case between Tempus Energy and the UK Government which had been brought in front of the European commission.

Market Report – October 2019

15th October 2019

Well, we have reached the latest precipice in the apparently never-ending Brexit saga; at the time of writing, the EU Council are about to meet to discuss and decide upon the next steps on the latest Brexit deal. The pound is currently trading higher versus both the Euro and the Dollar amid positive signs coming from the EU that a deal proposed by the UK could be approved before the Halloween deadline, but haven’t we all heard this before!

Market Report – September 2019

3rd September 2019

As the UK steam rollers towards the Brexit deadline, ironically set for Halloween, the announcement that Boris Johnson intends to initiate the Prorogation of Parliament has had little effect on the volatility of the energy markets. This is mainly because the energy markets have been set for ‘no-deal’ for over a year – the money markets are rarely wrong it seems!

Fox leads the way with combined heat & power (CHP)

8th July 2019

Wouldn’t it be simple if you could reduce energy costs for your business with minimal or no outlay……?

Sustainability Feature

20th March 2019

The discussion of Half Hourly (HH) Electric Meters and the forced removal of Maximum Demand Profile Meters is hardly front-page news. Let’s be fair – it’s not exactly the thrilling dinner party chat you’d expect around a table of top businessmen.

Energy Market Report 2019

4th March 2019

With the arrival of March, we reach the Final Countdown (a song by the appropriately named group ‘Europe’) to ‘Brexit’, how are the energy markets reacting and what does 2019 hold?