US – Energy News

December 8, 2016

November Elections and States’ Legislation Impacts Energy Markets

The election of Donald Trump as President on November 8th will certainly impact the energy markets over the coming years,…
November 9, 2016

Paris Climate Agreement Could Influence All Businesses In the Next Decade

On October 5, 2016, all of the conditions needed for the Paris Climate Agreement (December 2015) to take effect were…
October 11, 2016

Natural Gas Demand and Supply Equation Becoming Skewed Towards Increased Demand

For the last few years, both the domestic and international natural gas markets and their actual prices have focused on…
September 13, 2016

Midwest Energy Review and Forecast September 2016

As we move into the last third of the year, we would like to do a quick review and forecast…
August 8, 2016

Illinois’s Fossil Fuel Electricity Generating Plants Retiring at a Quick Pace

In early June, Exelon announced that they were planning to retire two of their six Illinois nuclear electricity generating stations…
July 11, 2016

Mandatory Energy Use Benchmarking Programs Continue to Emerge

Over the last several years, energy use benchmarking programs have been introduced in over 15 American cities with major cities…
June 8, 2016

The Interrelationship between Spot and Forward Energy Pricing

The ongoing relationship/concept between spot and forward prices is an important one to understand for customers when it comes to…
May 5, 2016

Customer Specific Electricity Risk Management

The chart above is a two-vertical axis chart showing two hypothetical customers’ expected electricity usage profile for 2017 on one…
April 8, 2016

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Highlights Earthquake Risks Due to Fracking Activity

On March 28th, a report released by the United States Department of the Interior indicated that the odds of a…