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INSIGHTS about Energy Procurement, Management and the Market from the Energy Guide Team.

What’s the 2018/19 Winter Energy Pricing Outlook?

It is hard to believe that we are already talking about winter since we just turned off the air conditioning, but it can not be denied: Its  almost November! Historically, the winter months offer the highest and most volatile energy pricing, but what should you expect this coming winter?   Weather Nationally, the summer of […]

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Hottest Ohio Energy Stories of the Summer

The energy markets in Ohio do not disappoint when it comes to excitement. This summer proved to be another season full of potential policy changes and market anomalies.   Trump Gives Coal CPR   Trump announced a roll back of pollution controls on coal-fired power plants to slow the pace of the transformation in the […]

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Shale Boom Turns 10

Ten years ago, Just Dance by Lady Gaga was the hit song, the Celtics beat the Lakers for the NBA Championship, the financial markets were getting ready to melt down and barely a drop of natural gas was being produced from the shale regions. While all things come to pass – with the exception of […]

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Super Summer Sale on Energy

As heat indices reach triple digits this summer, believe it or not, the energy markets are responding with short- and long-term savings opportunities for buyers. Below are the market trends that could bring value to your budget.   Buy Electricity for Future Years to Save Money   The current wholesale market for electricity delivered in […]

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Why are Energy Markets so Freaked about Trump’s Proposed Bailout of Failing Power Plants?

In what few would call a national security issue many are calling the end to wholesale power markets as we know them. In a leaked Dept. of Energy (DOE) memo, it seems the Trump administration is looking to breathe life in the form of bailouts to uneconomic coal and nuclear power plants for a period […]

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Should Manufacturers Make Electricity?

Customer-owned generation is not a new concept but due to changing energy markets and improved Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technologies, it’s becoming more feasible for more customers. Consumers who are considering generating their own power to bypass rising utility distribution rates, or those needing to replace a boiler, may find this technology penciling out […]

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What Does FirstEnergy Solutions Bankruptcy Really Mean to You

No one would have predicted a few years ago that the very same company fighting our policy makers for the opportunity to live or die by the market through electric deregulation would be the same company succumbing to Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring, mainly due to the effects of an open market. The company which once […]

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Customer Driven Energy Innovation

The maturing of energy deregulation is now allowing customers to drive market solutions. In Ohio, this story started in 2009 as customers found savings by leaving utility generation and going to third party generation providers. Now, in order to keep their customers, these providers are beginning to meet market demands for more innovation.  Here are […]

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Links to Energy Empowerment

This Valentine’s Day I thought I would share the energy market information resources I love. These are my go-to sources that help me build a view of the energy market fundamentals, energy pricing trends and to generally stay “in the know”.  Many of these resources are geared toward energy professionals but I have sorted through them to […]

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Hottest Energy Issues in 2018

As we entered 2017, the energy marketplace was expected to be filled with uncertainty and boy, it did not disappoint! With the new Administration came a reversal in initiatives on nearly everything energy, and at the state level the battles continued over subsidies for uneconomic power plants. Can we expect the same for 2018?  Below is my lineup of 2018’s hottest issues in […]

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