Looking for Cost Savings? Start with Energy.

Looking for Cost Savings? Start with Energy. By Sinead Ross, Titan Energy In the United States, industrial buildings contribute to one-third of total energy consumption, yet a majority lack an implemented energy management strategy. The primary source of energy consumption in industrial buildings is production-related, with costs determined by regional and local utility companies passing…

Extreme winter temperatures can threaten over 20% of generating capacity, the North American Electric Reliability Corp. said Wednesday. Polina-Petrenko via Getty Images

Much of North America faces ‘elevated risk’ of blackouts in extreme winter conditions: NERC

Much of North America faces ‘elevated risk’ of blackouts in extreme winter conditions: NERC November 9, 2023 Utility Dive: Much of North America faces ‘elevated risk’ of blackouts in extreme winter conditions (November 9, 2023) Dive Brief Much of the U.S. bulk power system faces an elevated risk of blackouts in extreme winter weather, the North…

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Mass. company to construct EV battery plant in Bridgeport, with help of $47.5M federal grant

Mass. company to construct EV battery plant in Bridgeport, with help of $47.5M federal grant December 4, 2023 Hartford Business Journal: Mass. company to construct EV battery plant in Bridgeport, with help of $47.5M federal grant (December 4, 2023) A Massachusetts-based company that manufacturers electric vehicle batteries is planning to build a factory in Bridgeport,…

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35% Increase in United Illuminating’s Summer 2023 Residential and Commerical General Service Default Service Rates

35% Increase in United Illuminating’s Summer 2023 Residential and Commercial General Service Default Service Rates United Illuminating (UI) residential, small C&I default service rates fall 35% from winter 2023 high, but in comparison to 2022 summer rates, prices are still high. United Illuminating (UI) has recently submitted its revised default service rates to the Connecticut…

16% Increase in Eversource’s July 2023 Connecticut Residential and Small C&I Default Service Rates

16% Increase in Eversource’s July 2023 Connecticut Residential and Small C&I Default Service Rates Eversource’s residential, small C&I default service rates fell 40% from the Winter 2023 high, but in comparison to 2022 summer rates, prices are still high. Connecticut’s largest utility, Eversource,  has recently submitted its revised default service rates to the Connecticut PURA,…

Report: Massachusetts Customers Could Have Saved Nearly $200 Million In April Through Shopping For Retail Supplier ($1 Billion Over Winter)

Report: Massachusetts Customers Could Have Saved Nearly $200 Million In April Through Shopping For Retail Supplier ($1 Billion Over Winter) April 12, 2023 Energy Choice Matters: Report: Massachusetts Customers Could Have Saved Nearly $200 Million In April Through Shopping For Retail Supplier (May 03, 2023) The Retail Energy Advancement League (REAL) today released an analysis, using…

Natural Gas: Fasten Your Seat Belts

Natural Gas: Fasten Your Seatbelts February 11, 2023 WSJ: Natural Gas: Fasten Your Seatbelts (February 11, 2023) Last year, natural-gas prices were—by some measures—the most volatile since the U.S. shale boom began about a decade earlier. Despite the recent plunge in prices, it could be just a preview of coming attractions. Here is one way to…