Tag: energy pricing

New technology will cut New York state’s emissions and utility bills | Crain’s New York Business

New technology will cut New York state’s emissions and utility bills | Crain’s New York Business

The right smart-home technologies can make these investments go further. Utilities, including Con Edison and National Grid, have innovated and enticed many customers to participate in efficiency programs. In addition, smart thermostats are foundational for other energy services such as demand response and dynamic pricing. Of course, the broader the engagement and participation, the greater […]

Complete Energy Democratization Is Coming. Let’s Get Ready. | Shift NewCo

Complete Energy Democratization Is Coming. Let’s Get Ready. | Shift NewCo

The underlying problem is that there aren’t many financial incentives for customers to buy smart meters (most customers who do have smart meters were required by their state, or were heavily subsidized, to install them). At present, smart meters don’t matter for most customers because they don’t make a difference to cost. Most customers are […]

PM Modi bats for responsible energy pricing by oil producing countries | Business Standard News

PM Modi bats for responsible energy pricing by oil producing countries | Business Standard News

At a time when global oil prices have been on the boil, Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has asked the oil producing countries to adopt “responsible pricing”. “We need to move towards responsible pricing that will balance the interest of producers and consumers,” Modi said, in his inaugural address at the 16th International Energy Forum […]

Aalborg CSP reduces the price gap between solar heat and fossil fuels | Sun & Wind Energy

Aalborg CSP reduces the price gap between solar heat and fossil fuels | Sun & Wind Energy

In order to meet the growing demand for cleaner and cheaper energy solutions, Aalborg CSP A/S have further optimized its concentrated solar power (CSP) technology and achieved significant cost-reduction as a result. With a new standardized lightweight structure, improved performance and up to 60% local sourcing opportunities, the 4th generation CSP parabolic trough technology, also […]

Why discounts are bad for energy customers | The Sydney Morning Herald

Why discounts are bad for energy customers | The Sydney Morning Herald

The ACCC’s final report is due mid-year, so I look forward to seeing how they tackle the discounting issue. In the meantime, Victoria has already moved to increase the transparency around energy bills, vowing to force retailers to spell out the dollar cost of offers, the dollar cost of not meeting conditions of discounts, and […]

Coal India’s new pricing may raise fuel cost, consumers complain | The Economic Times

Coal India’s new pricing may raise fuel cost, consumers complain | The Economic Times

Coal India’s new pricing system may raise fuel costs because the monopoly would end up charging for moisture content in consignments, its consumers have complained. But executives of the state-run miner said the new pricing would make an insignificant difference. Coal IndiaBSE 2.94 % called consumers for a meeting to apprise them of its new […]

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 […]

pricing: Coal India to adopt more transparent pricing system | The Economic Times

pricing: Coal India to adopt more transparent pricing system | The Economic Times

Coal India will start charging prices determined on the basis of paise per unit of energy for various grades of coal to be sold from next month. The state-owned company has called a meeting of stakeholders in the power and non-power sectors to brief them about the new pricing system, to be notified this week, […]

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 […]

Freezing temperatures push up wholesale gas prices | BBC News

Freezing temperatures push up wholesale gas prices | BBC News

Oil prices collapsed by more than 50% in 2015, bringing down the wholesale cost of gas. But in recent weeks, that wholesale price has risen back to where it was nearly four years ago. When the price that companies pay each other for energy goes up, there’s always a risk that they’ll pass that on […]