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Crank Up the A/C, Crank Up the Cost: States Consider ‘Surge Pricing’ for Power | The Pew Charitable Trusts

Crank Up the A/C, Crank Up the Cost: States Consider ‘Surge Pricing’ for Power | The Pew Charitable Trusts

Crews from Southern California Edison work on damaged power lines. The utility and several others in the state are required to switch to time-of-use pricing, which charges more when electricity is costlier to produce. Just as more people fly during the holidays and drive during rush hour, the demand for electricity peaks at predictable times. […]

New regulations expose energy price gouging through ‘free’ comparison sites | The Conversation

New regulations expose energy price gouging through ‘free’ comparison sites | The Conversation

A new regulation has highlighted the thousands of offers electricity retailers make to new customers, mostly through commercial comparison sites. These sites typically do not include the best possible offers, funnelling consumers into higher-cost plans in exchange for fees from energy companies. From January 1 companies selling electricity in New South Wales, South East Queensland […]

Solar and storage groups call for dynamic pricing of electricity in California | pv magazine USA

Solar and storage groups call for dynamic pricing of electricity in California | pv magazine USA

Dynamic pricing could advance renewables while cutting both customer costs and system costs, suggests a petition from solar and storage industry participants. They call for a rulemaking process to give all customers the option to choose real-time pricing. As the enabling technologies of battery storage, electric vehicles, and automated demand response technology become more common, […]

Calls for investigation into surge in wholesale power prices | TVNZ

Calls for investigation into surge in wholesale power prices | TVNZ

Four power retailers have lodged a complaint with the Electricity Authority over the recent surge in wholesale prices. Vocus, Flick, Pulse and Electric Kiwi want the Authority to investigate the spike in prices over the past month, which have hit as high as $1,000 a megawatt hour, and are averaging three times the normal wholesale […]

EU negotiators agree ‘dynamic pricing’ of electricity | EURACTIV

EU negotiators agree ‘dynamic pricing’ of electricity | EURACTIV

Energy companies with more than 200,000 clients will be obliged to provide households with at least one offer comprising dynamic price contracts, under an EU-level agreement reached behind closed doors last week, EURACTIV.com has learned. European Union legislators made headway on a proposed overhaul of EU electricity market rules, striking an agreement on “aggregators” – or […]

Surge in spot power prices proves stressful for Flick Electric customers | Stuff

Surge in spot power prices proves stressful for Flick Electric customers | Stuff

Power retailer Flick Electric has customers experiencing such high spot prices many are opting to switch services – but at least one other retailer is refusing to take them on as customers. The company, which offers power at wholesale prices – also called spot prices – said the surge would continue to hit their customers’ wallets in the […]

Five-year pricing strategy offers ‘stability’ – MU Chair [Podcast] | Manx Radio

Five-year pricing strategy offers ‘stability’ – MU Chair [Podcast] | Manx Radio

Proposals to link future price increases to Manx CPI Proposed changes to the charging structure for electricity, water and sewerage in the Island will offer consumers ‘stability’, according to the chair of Manx Utilities. Dr Alex Allinson will put forward a new five-year pricing strategy at the October sitting of Tynwald. If approved, it would see annual […]

Fort Collins will go to mandatory ‘time-of-day pricing’ for utilities next month | Denver7

Fort Collins will go to mandatory ‘time-of-day pricing’ for utilities next month | Denver7

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Should what time of day you run your air conditioning or do a load of laundry impact the price? The city of Fort Collins thinks so. Starting next month, the city will go to a mandatory “time-of-day pricing” for city-run electricity. Think of it like the Uber for public utilities. Similar to […]

CAG raps PowerGrid for inadequacies in pricing methodology in telecom biz | Times of India

CAG raps PowerGrid for inadequacies in pricing methodology in telecom biz | Times of India

The CAG observed, “There were inadequacies in the pricing methodology followed by the Company. The multiplication factor adopted to scale up tariff for higher capacities was low, which adversely impacted revenue. Pricing of Indefeasible Right to Use (IRU) contracts was inconsistent with different methods applied for different contracts, leading to lower revenue for the business.” […]

ICIS Announces Further Moves Towards Mexico Price Transparency | PR Newswire

ICIS Announces Further Moves Towards Mexico Price Transparency | PR Newswire

Price indications for notional two, three and five year contracts for potential power transactions on Mexico’s MEM wholesale power market were included in the flagship Mexico Energy Report publication on 11 July in addition to the one-year contract already included. The survey results show that a two-year contract for the Valle de Mexico Norte node, […]