The Argus North American Electricity Forward Curves service is a powerful, independent market valuation tool used to support investment and trading decisions in electricity markets across North America.

When participating in the energy commodities markets, you need the most accurate forward prices from a source without distortion or bias. Our clients act with confidence because our forward curves are created from unbiased, industry-specific methodologies with undistorted, fair market values. You can trust Argus' forward curves to provide deep market insights and data to support precision in your risk management and bottom line.

Key features


Daily assessments

Daily electricity forward curve assessments for more than 70 locations, provided in monthly granularity as well as in calendar, seasonal and quarterly blocks.


Seven-years forward

Month, quarter and calendar forward contracts, with a minimum of seven-year forward curves.


Forward contracts pricing

Forward price curves for standard On Peak, Off Peak and Round-the-Clock (RTC) forward contracts.


Robust methodology

Independent and transparent market-appropriate methodology.


Delivery options

Receive our forward curve data via data feed, third-party channel partners, our client portal or via email.

Customers that benefit

Our coverage of daily electricity forward curve assessments spans more than 70 locations, including all the major electricity hubs and relevant trading locations in North America.
  • Risk managers

    Risk managers use our forward curves data for unbiased, third-party curve validation against counterparties and internal valuations.

  • Traders

    Traders rely on our extensive historical analysis to determine locational and temporal spread relationships and use prior-day curves on a daily basis as a reference when entering the market the following morning.


  • New generation developers

    New generation developers use Argus forward curves when deciding whether or not to build new capacity.

  • End-users'

    End-users' operations departments use our curves as a tool to manage wholesale electricity procurement.
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Argus forward curves

We offer a full suite of forward curves across key energy and commodity markets. Support your investment and trading decisions with our powerful, independent market valuation tool.

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