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

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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. 

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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.

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How Does Commercial Solar Work?

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Posted June 3, 2015 | By Direct Energy Business

How exactly does sunshine become electricity? Solar energy can generate clean, more affordable energy for your business. But how does it work? 

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An Introduction to Time-of-Use Energy Products

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Posted December 19, 2014 | By Stephen Girard

You may have heard of Time-of-Use energy products. But, what exactly is a Time-of- Use (TOU) program? TOU programs are intended to encourage residential and small commercial customers to reduce electricity usage during certain hours when demand for electricity is high - the higher the demand, the higher the cost. When used effectively, these programs allow customers to shift their usage to periods when the demand is lower and less expensive. 


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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?

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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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