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Energy Market Update: August 21, 2019

Energy Market Update
Posted August 21, 2019 | By Tim Bigler

Energy Market Update 

When temperatures spike, so does demand for electricity. ERCOT saw so much demand last week that the RTO issued an emergency warning—here’s what Direct Energy Business Strategist Tim Bigler thinks it could mean for prices.


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.


Energy Market Update: August 6, 2019

Energy Market Update
Posted August 6, 2019 | By Tim Bigler

Energy Market Update 

It's time for natural gas buyers to start planning for winter. Strategist Tim Bigler can help you get a head start with a key insight.


Energy Market Update: July 24, 2019

Energy Market Update
Posted July 24, 2019 | By Tim Bigler

Energy Market Update 

Electricity prices spiked this month after dropping consistently almost across the board earlier in the year. Find out if this change is here to stay in the latest Energy Market Update from Direct Energy Business strategist Tim Bigler.


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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