What’s Happening in Energy


December 15, 2019

Organized Electricity Markets in Eastern Interconnect Under Scrutiny

We have written a few times about the PJM capacity markets here in this report. (more…)
November 13, 2019

Natural Gas Production and Demand Keep Rising

It is a well-documented story regarding the abundance of natural gas now being produced domestically due to horizontal fracturing. It…
October 14, 2019

Energy Storage Growth Stalls but Long-Term Prospects Remain Strong

In these pages, we try to keep up to date with changes in the energy markets and their potential impact…
September 13, 2019

Midwest Energy Review and Forecast August 2019

With two-thirds of calendar year 2019 now in the books, we would like to do a quick review of the…
August 11, 2019

Electricity Generation Subsidies Causing Price Distortions to Organized Electricity Markets

Over the last few years, low power prices combined with a proliferation of subsidized renewable electricity resources have slowly been…
July 18, 2019

Midwest Electricity Prices Offer Value for Entire Forward Curve

June 2019 saw a real breakdown in ComEd and Ameren electricity prices across the board. While electricity prices have been…
June 18, 2019
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ComEd Summer Electricity Market at Lowest Levels since Joining PJM

The prompt (2019) summer forward electricity market is at very low levels for the ComEd zone of PJM. For commercial…
May 9, 2019

Midwest Energy Review and Forecast April 2019

With a third of calendar year 2019 now completed, here is a quick review of the energy markets in the…
April 26, 2019
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Regulatory Limbo in PJM Capacity Markets Create Uncertainty and Confusion

Capacity prices can make up anywhere from 10% to 50% of a customer’s electricity supply charge. The capacity aspect of…