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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. […]

Michigan official warns against propane price gouging | Miami Herald

Michigan official warns against propane price gouging | Miami Herald

Prices are not regulated. But the Michigan Consumer Protection Act prohibits retailers from charging a price that is “grossly in excess of the price at which similar property or services are sold.” Antitrust laws prohibit fuel providers from conspiring to arbitrarily fix prices. The state monitors the propane market for what it calls irregularities that […]

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 […]

Petrol, diesel prices to decline further: Minister | Daijiworld

Petrol, diesel prices to decline further: Minister | Daijiworld

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS): Transport fuel prices in the country, which have been on a slide for some time, will decline further, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday. Under the daily dynamic pricing regime for fuels, petrol prices have fallen to their lowest levels in over a year across the four major metros. […]

New York approves ‘innovative’ Con Edison pricing pilot with dual recruitment strategies | Utility Dive

New York approves ‘innovative’ Con Edison pricing pilot with dual recruitment strategies | Utility Dive

Dive Insight: California isn’t the only place experimenting with opt-out time-of-use rates, which utilities believe will eventually be a key strategy to sending customers more accurate time-based pricing signals. In the Golden State, investor-owned utilities will begin shifting all customers to TOU rates in 2019 and 2020. Consolidated Edison’s opt-out approach in New York will […]

It doesn’t have to be this way: Australia’s energy crisis, America’s energy surplus | United States Studies Centre

It doesn’t have to be this way: Australia’s energy crisis, America’s energy surplus | United States Studies Centre

Why is US energy so inexpensive? Why is its electricity more reliable and pricing more transparent than Australia’s? Why are its carbon emissions declining faster relative to Australia? In this report we answer those questions, clarifying what’s at stake if Australian policymakers do not change course. Economic modelling in this report indicates what’s at stake. […]

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

Pricing for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, like the upcoming 2019 Hyundai Nexo, hasn’t meant all that much up until now. That’s because both of the other fuel-cell vehicles currently offered—and most of them offered to date—emphasize highly subsidized lease programs. But it’s actually not in this case here. Hyundai plans to sell the Nexo, not just […]

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, […]

Marine Fuel Management Market Study by Price, Revenue and Gross Margin Analysis with its important Types and Application | World Money News

Marine Fuel Management Market Study by Price, Revenue and Gross Margin Analysis with its important Types and Application | World Money News

Marine Fuel Management Market research report provides Emerging Market trends, Raw Materials Analysis, Manufacturing Process, regional outlook and comprehensive analysis on different market segments. The Marine Fuel Management Market provides detailed analysis of Market Overview, Market Drivers, Opportunities, Potential Application. Top Key Players of Marine Fuel Management Market covered as: Emerson, DNV-GL AS, ABB, Siemens AG, Eniram, Krill Systems, Nautical […]

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 […]