Helping you make sense of the Irish energy sector

All-Island forward curve

Providing unparalleled insight into the price evolution of the wholesale market in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Service overview

Cornwall Insight’s ‘All-Island forward curve’ is a comprehensive market and asset-level power price modelling service that delivers long-term price forecasts, informed by industry-leading regulatory, market and policy expertise, and supplemented with direct access to trusted practitioners. The service is designed for banks and debt providers, equity investor, developers, financial advisors, and operator and traders.

It helps provide clarity in understanding market fundamentals and price drivers in a changing market environment influenced by key policies. This service supports companies in considering the impact and opportunities to their investments and strategies.

The ‘All-Island forward curve’ has been designed for ease of integration of data outputs with your models. The service addresses widespread concerns about the drift between typical power price modelling and real-life market practice, and the lack of adequate explanation of why long-term price forecasts change. The service includes:

  • Integrated with financial modelling and business plan templates.
  • Revised forecasts and explanations of changes, risk assessment and sensitivities.
  • Support Cornwall Insight’s team of experts
  • Bi-annual user group forums

For more information on our ‘All-Island forward curve’, please download the service specification below, or contact us on +353 (0) 1 657 3420 or at enquiries@cornwall-insight.ie 

Service specification

Activity it supports


  • Quantify the range of long-term power market price risks


  • Construct and stress-test investment cases


  • Accurately value assets for buy-side and sell-side activity


  • Optimise power assets

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