US – Energy News

October 3, 2017

Midwest Energy Review and Forecast – August 2017

We have now completed two-thirds of the calendar year, so we would like to do a quick review and forecast…
August 11, 2017

Recent PJM Report Possible Precursor to Higher Prices

Over the last several years, wholesale electricity prices in the Eastern Interconnect have generally been declining. There was a price…
July 11, 2017

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Making Natural Gas a Globally Linked Market

In February 2016, the first shipment of USA LNG left Sabine Pass from the Louisiana/Texas border en route to Brazil.…
June 8, 2017
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Electricity Capacity Auctions Results Unexpected in Both MISO and PJM

On April 15th and May 23rd, respectively, the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) and PJM released the results of their…
May 8, 2017
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Midwest Energy Review and Forecast April 2017

With a third of calendar year 2017 now completed, we would like to do a quick review and forecast of…
April 12, 2017
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Non-Commodity Electricity Costs Continue to Rise

Since the financial crisis started in 2008, electricity prices in both the PJM/ComEd area as well as nationally have been…
March 8, 2017
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The Changing Impacts of Energy Forward Curve Movements

Each electricity and natural gas customer is different since they each have varied usage profiles, consuming different quantities of energy…
February 7, 2017
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Possible Themes in the Electricity Industry in 2017

The election of Donald Trump has introduced widespread uncertainty in the energy markets as it remains to be determined what…
January 11, 2017

2016 and 2017 Electricity and Natural Gas Review and Forecast

The natural gas and electricity markets in 2016 were characterized by some sharp price moves both lower and higher as…