Alfa Energy Group

May 8, 2014

The Intersection of Wind, Coal and Nuclear Power

While convenient and at times correct to explain the direction of electricity prices using the direction of natural gas prices,…
April 4, 2014

Capacity Charges

For electricity customers in the PJM/Comed utility region, statements reflecting the coming June billing cycle will show capacity payment increases…
March 7, 2014

Distributed Generation

Distributed Generation (DG) is an approach that many electricity consumers are now considering when addressing their generally increasing total electricity…
February 7, 2014

What the Polar Vortex Revealed About Energy Pricing

In regards to energy pricing, the “Polar Vortex” was the event causing the highest spot pricing for natural gas and…
January 3, 2014

Growth of Demand Response as a System Resource in the United States

The growth of Electricity Demand Response programs in the United States have been concurrent with the development of “smart grid”…
December 6, 2013

Chicago City Council Passes Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance

On September 11, 2013 the Chicago City Council passed a Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance (more…)