Current Carbon Pricing Data | PALcarbon API

Overview

Access current global predictable carbon prices and per fuel-type prices for all energy types using PALcarbon’s API. Carbon prices are updated frequently throughout the day in conjunction with the latest temperature anomaly data. Data is available in JSON or CSV format.

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Global Carbon Price

Description

Access the latest global carbon price. Prices update every 15-30 minutes and are subject to a 60 minute delay.

API Request

palcarbon.predictability.ltd.uk/data/1/prices.php?f={format}

Parameters

  • f –  the required format of the response: csv or json. The default is json.

API Response

  • id – the instrument identifier
  • name – the instrument name
  • change – the daily change
  • open – the opening price for the day
  • high – the highest price for the day
  • low – the lowest price for the day
  • last – the latest price
  • output – useful energy output for the underlying energy type
  • outputUnit – the output unit used
  • e_rate – the rate of emissions
  • e_rate_unit – the rate of emissions unit used
  • und_e_factor – the carbon intensity (emission rate) for the underlying energy type
  • und_e_unit – the carbon intensity unit used
  • ta – the latest global temperature anomaly
  • high52w – the highest price over the last year
  • low52w – the lowest price over the last year
  • datetime – the time of the latest price
  • pricemarketid – the market id for the given price.
  • timestamp – the time of the request

API Request Example

API Response Example (json)

{"prices":[
{"id":1,
"name":"PAL Carbon Spot",
"change":-0.01,
"open":17.083,
"high":17.083,
"low":17.073,
"last":17.073,
"output":0,
"outputUnit":"MW",
"e_rate":0,
"e_rate_unit":"",
"und_e_factor":0,
"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh",
"ta":0.821,
"high52w":25.834,
"low52w":8.326,
"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:00:38Z",
"pricemarketid":1}
],"timestamp":"2016-04-20T08:15:00Z"}

API Response Example (csv)

"id","name","change","open","high","low","last","output","outputUnit","e_rate","e_rate_unit","und_e_factor","und_e_unit","ta","high52w","low52w","datetime","pricemarketid"
1,"PAL Carbon Spot",0.098,21.773,21.872,21.753,21.871,0,"MW",0,"",0,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,25.834,8.326,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",1

Carbon Prices per Energy Type by Market

Description

Access the latest carbon prices for a given market, one per fuel type. Prices update every 15-30 minutes and are subject to a 60 minute delay.

API Request

palcarbon.predictability.ltd.uk/data/1/prices.php?f={format}&m={market id}

Parameters

  • f –  the required format of the response: csv or json. The default is json.
  • m – the requried market id: 2 for UK Electricity, 3 for France Electricity.

API Response

The response is an array of prices, each element of which will contain the following fields.

  • id – the instrument identifier
  • name – the instrument name
  • change – the daily change
  • open – the opening price for the day
  • high – the highest price for the day
  • low – the lowest price for the day
  • last – the latest price
  • output – useful energy output for the underlying energy type
  • outputUnit – the output unit used
  • e_rate – the rate of emissions
  • e_rate_unit – the rate of emissions unit used
  • und_e_factor – the carbon intensity (emission rate) for the underlying energy type
  • und_e_unit – the carbon intensity unit used
  • ta – the latest global temperature anomaly
  • high52w – the highest price over the last year
  • low52w – the lowest price over the last year
  • datetime – the time of the latest price
  • timestamp – the time of the request

API Request Example

API Response Example (json)

{"prices":[{"id":1,"name":"PAL Carbon Spot","change":0.102,"open":21.77,"high":21.872,"low":21.753,"last":21.872,"output":0,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":0,"e_rate_unit":"","und_e_factor":0,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":25.834,"low52w":8.326,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":1},{"id":90,"name":"UK Biomass","change":1.362,"open":33.488,"high":35.086,"low":32.244,"last":34.85,"output":1971,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":1937.493,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.983,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":31.738,"low52w":23.659,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":85,"name":"UK Coal","change":1.356,"open":33.352,"high":34.943,"low":32.113,"last":34.708,"output":3744,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":3665.376,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.979,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":37.17,"low52w":10.647,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":84,"name":"UK Oil","change":1.108,"open":27.254,"high":28.554,"low":26.241,"last":28.362,"output":0,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":0,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.8,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":30.374,"low52w":8.7,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":83,"name":"UK OCGT (Gas)","change":0.64,"open":15.739,"high":16.49,"low":15.154,"last":16.379,"output":0,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":0,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.462,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":17.541,"low52w":5.025,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":82,"name":"UK CCGT (Gas)","change":0.497,"open":12.23,"high":12.814,"low":11.776,"last":12.727,"output":19557,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":7020.963,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.359,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":13.63,"low52w":3.904,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":12397,"name":"UK Solar","change":0.073,"open":1.806,"high":1.892,"low":1.738,"last":1.879,"output":4670,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":247.51,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.053,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":0,"low52w":0,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":86,"name":"UK Nuclear","change":0.018,"open":0.443,"high":0.464,"low":0.426,"last":0.461,"output":6106,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":79.378,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.013,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":0.846,"low52w":0.141,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2},{"id":87,"name":"UK Wind","change":0.017,"open":0.409,"high":0.428,"low":0.394,"last":0.425,"output":577,"outputUnit":"MW","e_rate":6.924,"e_rate_unit":"tCO2\/h","und_e_factor":0.012,"und_e_unit":"tCO2\/MWh","ta":1.032,"high52w":0.781,"low52w":0.131,"datetime":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z","pricemarketid":2}],"timestamp":"2016-04-20T08:23:09Z"}

API Response Example (csv)

"id","name","change","open","high","low","last","output","outputUnit","e_rate","e_rate_unit","und_e_factor","und_e_unit","ta","high52w","low52w","datetime","pricemarketid"
1,"PAL Carbon Spot",0.098,21.773,21.872,21.753,21.871,0,"MW",0,"",0,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,25.834,8.326,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",1
90,"UK Biomass",1.714,33.188,35.086,32.244,34.902,1970,"MW",1936.51,"tCO2/h",0.983,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,31.738,23.659,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
85,"UK Coal",1.707,33.053,34.943,32.113,34.76,3746,"MW",3667.334,"tCO2/h",0.979,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,37.17,10.647,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
84,"UK Oil",1.395,27.01,28.554,26.241,28.405,0,"MW",0,"tCO2/h",0.8,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,30.374,8.7,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
83,"UK OCGT (Gas)",0.805,15.598,16.49,15.154,16.404,0,"MW",0,"tCO2/h",0.462,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,17.541,5.025,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
82,"UK CCGT (Gas)",0.626,12.121,12.814,11.776,12.747,19093,"MW",6854.387,"tCO2/h",0.359,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,13.63,3.904,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
12397,"UK Solar",0.092,1.789,1.892,1.738,1.882,4670,"MW",247.51,"tCO2/h",0.053,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,0,0,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
86,"UK Nuclear",0.023,0.439,0.464,0.426,0.462,6112,"MW",79.456,"tCO2/h",0.013,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,0.846,0.141,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
87,"UK Wind",0.021,0.405,0.428,0.394,0.426,554,"MW",6.648,"tCO2/h",0.012,"tCO2/MWh",1.032,0.781,0.131,"2016-04-20T08:38:09Z",2
Current Carbon Pricing Data | PALcarbon API was last modified: August 10th, 2017 by admin