Industrial price statistics: data sources and methodologies

Document showing the data sources and methodologies used to produce industrial energy price statistics.


Industrial price statistics: data sources and methodologies

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UK industrial energy prices are an important part of the department’s work. They are widely used within government - in briefing, to assist in developing and monitoring policies, to assess price trends, to highlight (and therefore help to prevent) price discrimination, and to monitor the effects of liberalising energy markets. They are also used extensively by industry, for example as price escalators in fuel purchasing contracts and as evidence in contract negotiations.

Published 28 March 2013
Last updated 28 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated along with publication of September QEP
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