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ERCOT Prices Spiked to Historic Levels – And It Can Happen Again

Wind turbines and power distribution lines in Texas
Posted August 15, 2019 | By atinjum

The sun sets behind wind power generators in Texas 

Texas energy consumers were hit hard on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, when high electricity demand, low supply and depleted reserve margins caused power prices across the state to spike to the $9,000 per megawatt-hour price cap. And power customers aren’t in the clear from future hot days creating unfavorable market conditions. To see the big picture, you need to understand the nuances of the Texas energy market.

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Maryland Energy Prices to Increase with New Renewable Portfolio Standards

Data center employees analyze energy strategy
Posted July 15, 2019 | By atinjum

Baltimore cityscape in Maryland

In May 2019, Maryland passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA), a law that will require the state’s homeowners, business owners and corporations alike to procure at least half of the state’s electricity supply from renewable sources. 

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Summer Energy Outlook 2019: Prices

Natural gas graph
Posted May 23, 2019 | By atinjum

  Energy market graph

It’s tempting to treat past trends like a crystal ball. What we learn by comparing different markets, however, is equally valuable. Find out more about what to expect from NYISO, PJM ComEd and index markets this summer.

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Summer Energy Outlook 2019: Supply & Demand

Natural gas graph
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.

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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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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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