US – Energy News

June 4, 2015

Reliability Assessment Indicates Adequate Summer Electricity Resources

During May, the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) released the 2015 Summer Reliability Assessment. (more…)
May 7, 2015

Electricity Capacity Auctions and Prices Creating Confusion for Consumers

Reflecting the growing importance of capacity prices in both regulated and retail choice electricity markets, the market in April reacted…
April 8, 2015

Coal Electricity Generation Now Setting Midwest Spot Electric Prices

The price of natural gas has been falling steadily over the last year with the Henry Hub 12-month rolling futures…
March 6, 2015

PJM Record Winter Demand and Current ComEd Forward Curve Pricing

On February 20th the PJM Interconnection (regional transmission organization (RTO) that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in all or…
February 4, 2015

Demand Response 2015

Entering 2015 we would like to discuss the current state of Demand Response in the United States and specifically, in…
January 9, 2015

Electricity and Natural Gas Review and Forecast

As we enter a new year we want to review 2014, a volatile year for energy prices. We will also…
December 5, 2014

Election Results’ Impact on Energy Policy

The country voted on November 4th in national congressional elections and on several local energy related referendums. (more…)
October 6, 2014

Illinois Power Agency Procurement Plan

After a period of public comment, the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) on September 29th filed its 2015 Procurement Plan with…
October 6, 2014

Renewable Energy Certificate Market

Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) are tradable, non-tangible energy commodities in the United States that represent proof that 1 megawatt-hour (MWh)…