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Some US power prices higher than last year as summer approaches | S&P Global Platts

Some US power prices higher than last year as summer approaches | S&P Global Platts

KASSIA: Renewables are clouding the West, Texas demand is soaring, and the largest US grid operator appears to have ample generation as things start to heat up for summer. Welcome to the Commodities Spotlight Podcast from S&P Global Platts. I’m Kassia Micek, with the Platts North American power pricing team, based out of the Platts […]

Consumers lose, margins win when robots set the prices | Wall Street Journal

Consumers lose, margins win when robots set the prices | Wall Street Journal

One recent afternoon at a Shell-branded station on the outskirts of Rotterdam, in The Netherlands, the price of unleaded fuel started ticking higher, rising more than US3.5c by closing time. It didn’t take long for a competing station down the road to raise its price about the same amount. The two stations are among thousands […]

Gas price war erupts between Kleenheat and Alinta Energy after discount offer | Perth Now

Gas price war erupts between Kleenheat and Alinta Energy after discount offer | Perth Now

WA’s biggest gas retailer is offering some people up to a quarter off their bills in a bid to win them back as a price war with Wesfarmers-owned Kleenheat intensifies. … It is understood the product will be a type of “capped billing” service that will charge customers a flat price every month and give […]

British Gas owner to axe 1,500 jobs and warns against energy price caps | Business Matters

British Gas owner to axe 1,500 jobs and warns against energy price caps | Business Matters

British Gas owner Centrica is to cut 1,500 jobs this year and has warned that energy price caps could push up household bills, reports The Guardian. The company said warmer than normal weather so far this year had resulted in lower than expected energy consumption in the UK and North America. In the UK, wholesale […]

Negative pricing, and other, thoughts | Colder Air

Negative pricing, and other, thoughts | Colder Air

A new post at the Energy Institute at Hass blog, Is the Duck Sinking?, discusses the growing appearance of negative pricing in California: What do the negative prices tell us? At a fundamental level, they tell us that we have too much of a good and suppliers need to pay people to take it off […]

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Reliance Industries and other producers of coal bed methane have been granted pricing and marketing independence as well as permission to sell fuel to affiliates after the formal policy notification. Through the April 13 notification, the oil ministry said a coal bed methane (CBM) producer has to call for open bids for sale […]

Gas prices jump to 19-month high spring driving season | CNBC

Gas prices jump to 19-month high spring driving season | CNBC

Gasoline prices have rapidly risen to a 19-month high and could jump another 20 cents per gallon during the spring driving season. The average price for unleaded gasoline nationally is $2.38 per gallon, 8 cents per gallon higher than at the end of March, according to AAA. The price is also just above the highest […]

Negative Prices – Q&A | EPEX SPOT

Negative Prices – Q&A | EPEX SPOT

What are negative prices and how do they occur? Negative prices are a price signal on the power wholesale market that occurs when a high inflexible power generation meets low demand. Inflexible power sources can’t be shut down and restarted in a quick and cost-efficient manner. Renewables do count in, as they are dependent from […]

Alectra Utilities recognized as ‘Thought Leader’ for pricing pilot | Market Wired

Alectra Utilities recognized as ‘Thought Leader’ for pricing pilot | Market Wired

NASHVILLE, TN–(Marketwired – April 05, 2017) – Alectra Utilities was acknowledged for its innovative, industry-leading work at the Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) conference held Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee, receiving a Thought Leader award in recognition of the success of the company’s Advantage Power Pricing (APP) pilot. In partnership with Energate Inc., and funding from […]

Report: Low Gas Prices Have Little Effect on E85 Sales | Convenience Store News

Report: Low Gas Prices Have Little Effect on E85 Sales | Convenience Store News

In both sample sets analyzed by the Fuels Institute, E85 was priced at a level close to 50 cents below unleaded. During the second time period studied, E85 sales volume increased to an average store volume of 4.77 percent of unleaded sales volume, despite the decline in unleaded price. This indicates that the price of […]