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Report Finds That Ontario’s Time-Of-Use Pricing Shifts Electricity Consumption | Energy Insider

Report Finds That Ontario’s Time-Of-Use Pricing Shifts Electricity Consumption | Energy Insider

A February 2017 report titled “The Impact of Time-Of-Use Rates in Ontario,” authored by the Brattle Group (with contributions from Mountain Economic Consulting and eMeter), looks at the impacts of the implementation of time-of-use (TOU) pricing in Ontario. The report (which can be found here) is summarized in a February 2017 article in Public Utilities […]

Electricity pricing is confusing and that’s why they’re using it to mislead us | The Guardian

Electricity pricing is confusing and that’s why they’re using it to mislead us | The Guardian

The government has clearly decided that electricity prices is its key message for the next three years – and as a result the prime minister has ensured the policy debate will be biased towards climate change denial and will continue to treat Australians as idiots. When the prime minister let fly against Bill Shorten in […]

Adelaide’s Michell wool plant chooses shutdowns over high spot power prices | ABC News

Adelaide’s Michell wool plant chooses shutdowns over high spot power prices | ABC News

High spot prices for electricity in recent days have led South Australian businessman David Michell to shut down his wool processing factory in northern Adelaide. “In the past week, we’ve shut down two or three times — it was cheaper than paying the power bill,” Mr Michell said. Wool processing is energy intensive so when […]

SGX, Tullett Prebon to launch spot pricing index for Middle-East, India LNG markets | The Straits Times

SGX, Tullett Prebon to launch spot pricing index for Middle-East, India LNG markets | The Straits Times

The Middle East and India region in particular has seen a boost in spot trade, but lacks an accepted price marker and market participants are often relying on tenders for price discovery, said Tullett Prebon. Those hedging physical exposures have limited options, and are using Far East LNG and/or UK oil and gas benchmarks to […]

Manufacturing jobs warning over gas price crunch | The Austrailian

Manufacturing jobs warning over gas price crunch | The Austrailian

Manufacturers are warning of job losses and a collapse in investment across the country as a doubling in gas prices for some businesses adds millions to their energy costs, stoking federal government calls for states to lift restrictions that stymie new gas developments. With some energy retailers telling industrial customers to “take it or leave […]

Pumped up over regional petrol prices | Otago Daily Times

Pumped up over regional petrol prices | Otago Daily Times

Regional differences in the price of fuel across Otago have left some motorists scratching their heads. A survey of the price of 91-octane fuel at service stations in Otago yesterday found prices ranged from 205.9c to 220.9c per litre. Wanaka had the highest prices in the region, closely followed by Queenstown and Frankton while Dunedin, […]

How International Pricing of Cooking Gas Escalated Domestic Price | THISDAYLIVE

How International Pricing of Cooking Gas Escalated Domestic Price | THISDAYLIVE

The practice whereby Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), better known as cooking gas, is supplied to the Nigerian market at international price, has been blamed for the current escalating cost of the product at the domestic market. The price of 20 metric tonne – one truck of LPG recently increased from around N3.5 million to above […]

Solar panel pricing disrupted by Chinese billions – and more to come | Electrek

Solar panel pricing disrupted by Chinese billions – and more to come | Electrek

The Chinese government recently announced a five year plan that included 1 trillion yuan (about US$144B) investment for solar power. This money is part of a larger $361B package for renewable energy – and it continues significant investment in the solar industry. Currently, China has some serious air quality issues to deal with and is […]

Why Your Electricity Bills Increase Despite Low Power Pricing | EnergyWatch

Why Your Electricity Bills Increase Despite Low Power Pricing | EnergyWatch

New York, NY –  Last week Bloomberg published an article Why Your Utility Bill’s Still Rising Even When Power’s So Cheap.  In summary, even though the price of power generation has decreased substantially due to low natural gas prices, overall electricity bills increase because of necessary investments in transmission and distribution infrastructure.  “Great article, simple enough, […]

LTFRB wants to curb TNCs’ right to set ‘dynamic’ rates | interaksyon

LTFRB wants to curb TNCs’ right to set ‘dynamic’ rates | interaksyon

A typical case of what one commuter deemed an arbitrary surge is the Christmas eve experience of Mara Yuhico. She booked a vehicle with Grab, but as her receipt showed, the P300 she usually paid for from Pasig to Alabang had surged to more than P600. Mara said she had no choice but proceed with the […]