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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


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending May 13, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity increased again last week by slightly more than one percent to $0.0745 per kilowatt hour (kWh).


Microgrids are the In-Thing and They are Driving Savings and Opportunities

Sally Jacquemin

Microgrids have certainly become one of the power industry’s “hottest” topics due to several market and business drivers that include decentralized energy investment and positive financial impact of on-site power generation.


The Key to Scaling Energy Reduction? People.

Bert Hill

While reducing corporate energy consumption is hard, the benefits are profound – for both the planet and the bottom line. To reap these rewards, it is crucial for companies to use people as part of the solution to move further, faster and more strategically.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending May 6, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity increased again last week by slightly more than one percent to $0.0745 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Prices increased in each deregulated market, except Maryland, which experienced a -0.4% decrease to $0.0762/kWh. Texas remains the deregulated market in the U.S. with the lowest average   …Continue Reading


Want to Cut Your Energy Bills? Try These Ideas

Kelly Blount

Energy can vary in cost when it comes to the type of infrastructure you have and how you operate on the day to day. Let’s take a look at a hotel cost break down.


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending April 29, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity increased 1.4% last week to $0.0736 per kilowatt hour (kWh). Prices increased in each deregulated market. New England states experienced the largest jumps in pricing, with Connecticut increasing 2.7%, Maine increasing 2.1%, and Rhode Island increasing 2.0 percent. Despite a 1.8% price increase in   …Continue Reading


China and India: Doing the Unimaginable to Address Climate Change

Sara Gutterman

In the four months since the United Nation’s COP21 meetings in Paris, China and India have taken huge strides in their quest to reduce carbon, improve air quality, and shift to a sustainable economy. Climate action has never been so en vogue. Last Friday, 175 nations signed the Paris accord, using Earth Day as the   …Continue Reading


ERC: Price Benchmark Trends Week Ending April 25, 2016

Jim Moore, PhD

Short-Term Price Benchmark Trends The ERC national average benchmark price for retail electricity slightly increased again last week by 1.1% to $0.0728 per kilowatt hour. Prices increased in each restructured market, except Texas, which remains the market with the lowest average benchmark price for retail electricity. The biggest price increases last week were in Delaware (3.4%), Maryland (2.4%)    …Continue Reading


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