Tag: Electricity Pricing

ADB expects Cabinet to approve pricing mechanisms for fuel, electricity this year | Daily Mirror

ADB expects Cabinet to approve pricing mechanisms for fuel, electricity this year | Daily Mirror

The government is likely to put its rubber stamp on cost-reflective pricing formulae for fuel and electricity within this year, as the burden of state-owned enterprise (SOE) debt has been weighing on the economy for too long. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Cabinet is expected to approve a proposal to this effect […]

Vector welcomes terms of reference for electricity pricing review | Voxy

Vector welcomes terms of reference for electricity pricing review | Voxy

Vector has welcomed the Government’s announcement of the final terms of reference for its review of electricity pricing, saying it is nearly a decade since the retail and generation components of the sector were last independently and robustly assessed and the review should deliver needed transparency across the entire make-up of a consumer’s bill. Vector […]

Study Predicts Growth in MISO Demand Management | RTO Insider

Study Predicts Growth in MISO Demand Management | RTO Insider

Distributed resources, driven by rooftop solar, will impact peak loads. MISO will continue to see rapid adoption of distributed generation with the rapidly declining cost of residential rooftop solar, Daukoru said. Distributed wind, on the other hand, is expected to remain prohibitively expensive for most residents. Combined heat and power is already at high saturation […]

Why Charging Your Electric Car at Night Could Save the World | Fortune

Why Charging Your Electric Car at Night Could Save the World | Fortune

It’ll take more than just driving an electric vehicle to save the environment. You’ll have to charge them at the right time, too. Put simply, if the world’s drivers plug in an increasingly large EV fleet right after work, it could undo many of the environmental benefits expected from fewer cars running on gasoline and […]

Customer complaints about skyrocketing electric bills prompt state review | BDN Maine

Customer complaints about skyrocketing electric bills prompt state review | BDN Maine

“I’ve never ever had a bill over $150, and that was [with] electric heat in the dead of winter,” Jacob Johnson of Tenants Harbor wrote in a Feb. 15 post on the Midcoast Message Board Facebook page. He said his CMP bill had more than doubled to $367 a month. The PUC receives complaints every […]

Utilities planning to move Californians to time-of-use pricing need solutions for low-income customers | Environmental Defense Fund

Utilities planning to move Californians to time-of-use pricing need solutions for low-income customers | Environmental Defense Fund

Last month, all three of California’s major investor-owned utilities submitted applications to the California Public Utilities Commission detailing their respective strategies for how to transition residential customers to time-of-use pricing. Time-of-use pricing, if done right, is a low-cost strategy to help meet California’s climate and clean energy goals. This innovative tool can help the state […]

US Producer Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Years As Payday Loan Demand Soars | Zero Hedge

US Producer Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Years As Payday Loan Demand Soars | Zero Hedge

Over two-thirds of the November increase in the index for final demand goods is attributable to prices for gasoline, which jumped 15.8 percent. The indexes for light motor trucks, pharmaceutical preparations, beef and veal, residential electric power, and jet fuel also moved higher. In contrast, prices for processed young chickens fell 5.7 percent. The indexes […]

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

“Most people focus on intermittency. But at least half of the problem is physics, maintaining system balance, which is not about intermittency – it is volatility that knocks over grids. So to enable all of the other solutions that are imperative to our future, you must first solve energy system stability. “The Faraday Grid is […]

Data reveals real-time electricity pricing would help nearly all ComEd customers save money | EDF

Data reveals real-time electricity pricing would help nearly all ComEd customers save money | EDF

In sum, the vast majority of ComEd customers would have financially benefitted in 2016 from participating in the Hourly Pricing program. Again, they would have saved while using electricity exactly as they have been. Programs like Hourly Pricing are designed to reward people who use energy when market prices are cheapest, typically when electricity demand […]

NDRC to deepen pricing reforms in monopoly sectors | Chinadaily.com.cn

NDRC to deepen pricing reforms in monopoly sectors | Chinadaily.com.cn

The National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s top economic planner, will further deepen the pricing reform in monopoly industries, such as electric power, natural gas and railroads, as part of the government efforts to perfect the market-oriented pricing mechanism by 2020. The country will further improve the trading rules and regulations in the electricity […]