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Summer Energy Outlook 2019: Supply & Demand

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Posted May 17, 2019 | By atinjum

 Natural gas chart 

Natural gas production levels have seen slower growth in 2019 than at any time in the previous two years and have been difficult to predict. Strategist Tim Bigler takes a look at what could happen in the California, Texas and NYMEX markets for summer 2019.


Not all Fixed Rate Energy Solutions are Created Equal

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Posted April 16, 2019 | By atinjum

Buying energy can be rough in Alberta. Fixed rate solutions can have drastically different results depending on the supplier’s calculations.


How can Demand Response help my business?

energy manager prepares facility for demand response event
Posted March 18, 2019 | By Direct Energy Business

energy manager prepares facility for demand response event

As summer approaches, we’ll see increased demand on the grid due to air conditioning. During particularly sweltering summer days, demand from HVACs will cause the power grids to reach their peaks – and that’s when prices soar. For large energy consumers, a failure to plan for these times of peak demand can mean a significant dent in your bottom line. During peak times, not only are businesses likely to be using more energy themselves to cool facilities, but they’re also paying significantly more for each kilowatt. Learn about strategies large businesses can use to combat peak costs today on the blog.


How Daylight Saving Time Actually Influences Your Energy Costs

Daylight Saving Time
Posted March 5, 2019 | By atinjum

Daylight Saving Time

It’s easy to see the personal benefits of more sunlight, but how does the time change affect your business and energy costs? While research on this subject has produced different results in different regions of the world, the consensus is that daylight saving time provides little or no benefit to homes and businesses – here’s why.


Summer Energy Outlook

summer energy outlook

Be ready for warmer weather. See what weather is trending for summer months and find out how this might impact energy prices

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Cheap Electricity But High Bills?


Wholesale power prices have dropped between 25-40% of the past 5 years. But the average price consumers pay for electricity has increased by 8% over the same time. Download this free report to learn why.

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