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Critics Say Wind Farm Rates Constitute Price Gouging | The Independent

Critics Say Wind Farm Rates Constitute Price Gouging | The Independent

There are a lot of ways to deflect the criticism, but really none to refute it: The South Fork Wind Farm will charge higher rates for the power it generates — three to five times more than its parent company, Ørsted/Deepwater, will charge in nearby markets. Despite complaints from all sides, freedom of information requests, […]

Sugar crisis: Directors demand differential pricing model; 3-day workshop held in Pune | Hindustan Times

Sugar crisis: Directors demand differential pricing model; 3-day workshop held in Pune | Hindustan Times

Sugar industry directors from Maharashtra demanded the differential pricing model for sugar which will help sell the commodity at two different prices — one for commercial use while the other for domestic use. The Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank organised a three-day workshop on sugar in the city and representatives of co-operative sugar industries and private […]

Gila diversion group facing ‘nightmare’ | Silver City Daily Press

Gila diversion group facing ‘nightmare’ | Silver City Daily Press

“An agricultural economist has come up with a willingness-to-pay for water,” Domenici explained. “He’s come up with a figure around $340 per year, per acre-foot. If we can get the cost similar to what people would have to pay for water rights, that is what we have to get to.” In order to afford even […]

China’s top steel mills create group to probe surging iron ore prices – document | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China’s top steel mills create group to probe surging iron ore prices – document | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China’s leading steel companies have formed a group to investigate whether “non-market factors” are causing a record surge in iron ore prices and have called on the government to maintain market stability. Executives from eight steel firms representing 30% of China’s steel output, including China Baowu Group, HBIS Group, Jiangsu Shagang Group and Ansteel Group, […]

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts | Nasdaq

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts | Nasdaq

NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) – Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally. Brent crude futures settled at $64.23 a barrel, up 93 cents, or 1.47%. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) settled at […]

Braum’s Shawnee stores: Fickle milk prices due to overstock, not price-gouging | The Shawnee News-Star

Braum’s Shawnee stores: Fickle milk prices due to overstock, not price-gouging | The Shawnee News-Star

Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores have long been a regular staple in many Shawnee homes. Cheaper prices can often be a benefit to buying from a local company; such is the case for a recent sale on Oklahoma milk — though only at certain store sites. Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores have long […]

Booming Chinese crude imports call for new pricing tools, Business News | AsiaOne

Booming Chinese crude imports call for new pricing tools, Business News | AsiaOne

SINGAPORE, July 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Crude price volatility is increasing, fuelled by rising uncertainty over the global economy’s resilience to trade wars and mounting tensions in the Middle East. It has never been more important to understand the drivers of demand from the world’s fastest-growing consuming markets in Asia-Pacific. To meet this need, global […]

Gas prices down for July Fourth travelers |The Augusta Chronicle

Gas prices down for July Fourth travelers |The Augusta Chronicle

Lower prices at the gas pump could encourage more travelers than ever to venture out this Independence Day. Gasoline prices are on average 16 cents cheaper than on Memorial Day weekend, and they are set to continue dropping in the coming weeks, AAA spokeswoman Montrae Waiters said. Georgia’s current average is $2.54, while last year’s […]

Why has the Natural Gas Pricing Lost Balance? | Energy CIO Insights

Why has the Natural Gas Pricing Lost Balance? | Energy CIO Insights

Natural gas prices are subjected to paradoxical fluctuations as the demand is high and there exist no more resources available for extraction. With smart market handling and stock management, the demands can be met by an environmental-friendly group. FREMONT, CA: The largest expense of the data center is energy consumption. Hence, it is necessary for […]

Column: Boom-and-bust lithium market needs a pricing rethink | Reuters

Column: Boom-and-bust lithium market needs a pricing rethink | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Albemarle Corp., the world’s largest lithium producer, is not impressed by the London Metal Exchange’s (LME) plans to launch a lithium contract. One of Albemarle’s lithium evaporation ponds reflects the sky at its facility in Silver Peak, Nevada, U.S., January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder “An exchange contract tends to support a commodity […]