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Peak Load Incentives Boosted in New York City

William Opalka

Peak load incentives for the expected surge in electricity demand this summer have been boosted by 60 percent over last year’s level in New York City. Energy services company ConEdison Solutions is telling developers, building owners and institutions to take advantage of major increases in the incentives offered to large energy users. The proposed incentive   …Continue Reading


Priority Power Management Procures 1B kWh for Texas Clients

Linda Hardesty

The Public Utility Commission of Texas previously approved a settlement to transition Sharyland Utility’s Brady, Celeste, Colorado City and Stanton service areas into retail electric competition. On the deadline date for Sharyland to accept new transactions for moving customers to competitive retail electricity providers, Priority Power Management says it has procured nearly 1 billion kWh   …Continue Reading


Wind Capacity Adds Could Fall 5 GW if PTC Not Extended

William Opalka

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory analysis of the production tax credit (PTC) shows that it has been critical to the development of the wind power industry and the deployment of wind generation in the United States. Implications of a PTC Extension on US Wind Deployment was recently released. From 2006 to 2012, wind power   …Continue Reading


First Solar Farm on Superfund Site Completed

William Opalka

The first utility scale solar project constructed on an active EPA Superfund site has been completed in Indiana. The 10.86-MW Maywood Solar Farm is located on 43 acres of the Reilly Tar & Chemical Superfund site in Indianapolis, and was completed under the 2012 Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) Rate-REP program. The project was unique   …Continue Reading


AOBA Alliance Extends Contract with Constellation

Linda Hardesty

The AOBA Alliance, a subsidiary of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA), extended its energy services supplier agreement with Constellation through 2020. Under the terms of the agreement, AOBA Alliance participants located in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have access to competitive electricity and natural gas supply, as   …Continue Reading


American Golf Hires Ecova for Energy Procurement, Management

Linda Hardesty

American Golf selected Ecova to provide utility expense and energy supply management services. American Golf manages public and private golf courses throughout the United States, including Hawaii, California, Texas, and New York. Ecova will assist American Golf in monitoring, understanding and reducing energy and water use at all of its 91 golf courses nationwide. Ecova’s   …Continue Reading


Winter Cold Affects Natural Gas Prices Through 2014, Says ICF

Linda Hardesty

This winter’s weather demonstrated the continuing importance of weather as a near-term driver of natural gas prices, according to Consulting firm ICF International, which has released its ICForecast Energy Outlook for the second quarter of 2014. The study finds the impacts of winter 2014 are likely to persist through the remainder of the year. The   …Continue Reading


Webinar: Energy Procurement in 2014

Linda Hardesty

Energy Manager Today is hosting a complimentary webinar, “Energy Procurement in 2014: Products & Programs to Optimize Savings,” Wednesday March 26, 2014 at 11 am PT/2 pm ET. Executives from Con Edison Solutions along with a Rutgers professor and an Energy Manager Today moderator will explore energy procurement in 2014. During the past few months,   …Continue Reading


Natural Gas Inventories Fall

Energy Manager Today Staff

US natural gas inventories will end the heating season below 1 trillion cubic feet for the first time since 2003, according to the US EIA‘s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook. The drop in natural gas inventories is due to large withdrawals of natural gas this winter to meet high heating demand. EIA expects growing natural gas production   …Continue Reading


Illinois Municipalities Choose Constellation for Electricity

Linda Hardesty

A consortium of seven Northwest Chicago suburbs has chosen Constellation to supply residents and small commercial businesses with fixed price electricity following a competitive bidding process under the state’s electricity choice aggregation program. The Northwest Consortium, includes the communities of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Lincolnshire, Palatine, Vernon Hills, Wheeling and Long Grove. This agreement is   …Continue Reading


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