Tag: energy pricing

Xcel’s rates have risen but are still below state’s average | amarillo.com

Xcel’s rates have risen but are still below state’s average | amarillo.com

Higher bills from Xcel Energy, which has a monopoly on Texas Panhandle homes and powers most area businesses, are a result of costly technological upgrades, spokesman Wes Reeves said. The average residential bill has increased 19.8 percent per kilowatt-hour since 2006. Fluctuations in fuel pricing, particularly natural gas, typically impact deregulated energy providers more heavily […]

Fuel cost sees 7% rise since start of dynamic pricing | ET EnergyWorld

Fuel cost sees 7% rise since start of dynamic pricing | ET EnergyWorld

KOLKATA: Both petrol and diesel prices in Kolkata have risen by more than 7% since June 16, when the government introduced dynamic pricing of fuel. Dynamic pricing, according to oil marketing companies, is to ensure the benefit of even the smallest change in international fuel prices can be passed on to dealers and consumers. The […]

Freezing Energy Prices Is Not Key to Change | Recorder Daily

Freezing Energy Prices Is Not Key to Change | Recorder Daily

Energy prices have been in the news a lot lately, with over 52 million customers in the UK who currently purchase energy from one supplier, or multiple suppliers it is no wonder that when utility companies hike their yearly prices up, there is uproar from the public. Whilst justified, there are often key factors involved […]

Do You Know Petrol Prices Are The Highest In Last 3 Years? | ChandigarhX

Do You Know Petrol Prices Are The Highest In Last 3 Years? | ChandigarhX

The nation has been so gripped to Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s conviction and sentencing for past many days that we didn’t even notice where oil prices in the country are going. Petrol prices is hovering at the highest rate in last 3 years, and that of diesel, the highest in last 4 months. Since July, […]

New CMP bills foreshadow increased consumer involvement | Portland Press Herald

New CMP bills foreshadow increased consumer involvement | Portland Press Herald

Rice did not have a precise time line for when the system would be running, saying that it is still being tested and employees are being trained to run it. Avangrid, CMP’s parent company, estimated last winter that Customer SmartCare would be up by the end of this month, but deadlines for implementing the system […]

Amidst Solar Eclipse’s Test On Clean Power, One Smart Grid Solution Offers A Cautionary Tale | Forbes

Amidst Solar Eclipse’s Test On Clean Power, One Smart Grid Solution Offers A Cautionary Tale | Forbes

Amidst increasing reliance on these intermittent sources, utilities need to leverage smarter technologies that can change the way we get, use and pay for power. One way they are changing how we pay for power is through dynamic, or time-based, pricing. Through time-based pricing models, utilities charge customers more or less based on the amount […]

Time of day pricing strategy of electricity | Free Press Journal

Time of day pricing strategy of electricity | Free Press Journal

We have essentially lost our economic sovereignty in the 70 years since Independence. We have become dependent on imports for phosphate fertilizers, and sources of energy—fuel oil, coal and uranium. All three are required for the generation of electricity. It is necessary that we generate electricity for meeting our requirements with our own sources if […]

How rising energy costs became our problem, not the government’s | The Sydney Morning Herald

How rising energy costs became our problem, not the government’s | The Sydney Morning Herald

We talk a lot about rising energy prices. They have doubled in the past decade. We know that increasing numbers of households are being disconnected because they cannot pay energy bills. But throughout the Victorian community, many households are determinedly finding ways to pay the energy bills. What we don’t talk enough about is the […]

Homeowners could see Hydro-Québec rates jump by up to $2.95 a month | Montreal Gazette

Homeowners could see Hydro-Québec rates jump by up to $2.95 a month | Montreal Gazette

On a conference call with reporters, David Murray, the president of Hydro-Québec Distribution, said the increase is below the rate of inflation and hydro rates will remain the lowest in North America. Consumers in Toronto pay more than twice as much as Montrealers for electricity, while New Yorkers pay more than four times as much, […]

Beyond TOU: Is more dynamic pricing the future of rate design? | Utility Dive

Beyond TOU: Is more dynamic pricing the future of rate design? | Utility Dive

“California needs dynamic pricing,” he said. Unlike TOU rates, which include a modest price differential on each day, dynamic pricing involves alerting customers to steeper increases in per-kWh rates in advance of specific peak demand events. Instead of a small differential every day, the larger gap between peak and off-peak pricing is meant to drive […]