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Direct Access: Electricity Deregulation in California

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Posted July 9, 2015 | By Read Comstock

It’s been twenty years since California became the first state to enact legislation to deregulate the retail electricity market.  However, California’s experience with electricity restructuring over the last twenty years has been as volatile as electricity itself.  


Goodbye, No. 6 Heating Oil. Hello, Cost-Effective Cleaner Fuel Options

Posted June 18, 2015 | By John Schultz

The coming end to the use of No. 6 heating oil is an important positive step forward for improving the air quality of New York City. Of course, for building owners, making the transition poses significant challenges since about 30 percent of the operational costs for buildings are energy related. 


Compressed Natural Gas vs. Liquefied Natural Gas: What’s the Difference?

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Posted June 17, 2015 | By Direct Energy Business

When natural gas is extracted from the earth, retrieved and refined, it’s usually converted into one of two forms: compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG). Although these different versions come from essentially the same place, the distinctions are significant.


Summer Energy Outlook

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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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