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ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending June 17, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity increased last week by 0.7%, to $0.0750 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Prices increased in every deregulated market in the U.S. The markets with the lowest average benchmark price for retail electricity are Texas ($0.0424/kWh) and Ohio ($0.0578/kWh). The deregulated markets in the U.S. with the highest   …Continue Reading


The Software Solution to Enterprise Efficiency: Don’t Overlook Midsize Buildings

Casey Talon

The brain of the intelligent building, or the building energy management system (BEMS), gives customers the software analytics that translate more data into better information.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending June 10, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The Energy Research Council national average benchmark price for retail electricity slightly increased last week to $0.0738 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Prices increased the most (2.0%) last week in Pennsylvania, where the average benchmark price was 0.0664/kWh. Prices decreased -1.4% last week in Connecticut to 0.0823/kWh. Massachusetts remains the deregulated market in the U.S. with   …Continue Reading


Innovations In Commercial Duct Sealing

Neal Walsh

Even newly built properties are, more often than not, plagued with leaky ducts – leaks that obstruct ventilation, reduce HVAC efficiency, significantly increase monthly utility bills and, in many cases, jeopardize entire construction projects.


NY REV needs California-style energy storage mandates, industry stakeholders say

Sudipta Lahiri

New York has stated goals of 50 percent electricity generation from renewables by 2030 and 80 percent GHG reduction (from 1990’s levels) by 2050. To do this, they’ll need widespread renewable generation, particularly intermittent wind and solar resources, which presently generate only 3.3 percent and 0.5 percent of the state’s energy needs.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending June 6, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity decreased slightly for the week ending June 3, 2016 by -0.2% to $0.0738 per kilowatt hour (kWh).


Green Office Buildings That Are Saving the Planet

Alina Fisher

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th, Euroffice decided to put together this infographic to celebrate some of the most environmentally friendly office buildings in use today.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending May 27, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity decreased again last week to $0.0738 per kilowatt hour (kWh). That amounts to a 1.7% decline since prices peaked three weeks ago.


Clean Energy Commitment in the Corporate and Local Small Business Sphere

Steve Constable

Forward thinking businesses such as Google Inc are leading the charge in the use of renewable energy in the corporate sphere. They power 100% of their operations with renewable energy.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending May 20, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The national average benchmark price for retail electricity last week was down 1.11 percent to $0.0742 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Prices decreased the most (-2.2%) in Texas, which remains the deregulated market in the U.S. with the lowest average benchmark price for retail electricity, $0.0409/kWh. Although prices decreased in each deregulated market, Massachusetts remains the state   …Continue Reading