Tag: Pricing Policies

Review Of January 2018 First Pricing-Window: Fuel Prices To Rise Between 3 And 5% | Modern Ghana

Review Of January 2018 First Pricing-Window: Fuel Prices To Rise Between 3 And 5% | Modern Ghana

World Oil Market Prices Crude Oil prices continue to surge on the global commodity market, as Brent crude price currently averages at $67.70 per barrel, from a previous average of $63.78 per barrel, a rise of 6.12% within the last 14 days. Presently, Brent crude is selling at $69.87 per barrel; the highest price since […]

Striking the right balance in fuel pricing | Punch Newspapers

Striking the right balance in fuel pricing | Punch Newspapers

The acute fuel shortage experienced during the last festive season may have abated but the major issue remains: How best to address the challenge of appropriate fuel price that guarantees adequate supply without much damage to the economy. With the international crude oil price likely to stay above US$50 per barrel in 2018 (thanks to […]

Trump’s HHS pick appears to be on track for confirmation | POLITICO

Trump’s HHS pick appears to be on track for confirmation | POLITICO

Azar, a former pharmaceutical executive and HHS official in George W. Bush’s administration, is expected to lead efforts to unwind the Affordable Care Act through regulation, pursue conservative change to entitlement programs long sought by Republicans and follow through on Trump’s unfulfilled pledge to tackle soaring drug prices. With many Republican lawmakers wary of waging […]

Capping of air fares could raise prices: Government | newkerala news

Capping of air fares could raise prices: Government | newkerala news

New Delhi, Jan 6: The government on Saturday said that capping of air fares could “raise prices for the 98-99 per cent of the passengers”. The Ministry of Civil Aviation, in a statement, defended the domestic airline industry against the observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport which pointed to airline staff’s misbehaviour […]

Get ready for a revived brawl over single-payer healthcare in California | LA Times

Get ready for a revived brawl over single-payer healthcare in California | LA Times

3. Prescription drugs remain in the spotlight Labor groups, consumer advocates and health insurers notched some major wins against the pharmaceutical industry in 2017. Two high-profile laws passed: increasing disclosure on how prescription drugs are priced and cutting back on the use of discount coupons, which some studies suggest help contribute to high premiums. The […]

Alcohol prices: National Alcohol Strategy suggests floor pricing for standard drinks | news.com.au

Alcohol prices: National Alcohol Strategy suggests floor pricing for standard drinks | news.com.au

WINE lovers and young drinkers would be hardest hit by a government proposal to increase booze prices. A draft strategy released by federal government ministers, which aims to significantly reduce Australians’ alcohol consumption, has recommended a “minimum floor price” for alcohol. The pricing plan would prevent the cost of all alcoholic drinks from dropping below […]

TPG has jumped on new NBN pricing and released its typical evening speeds | finder.com.au

TPG has jumped on new NBN pricing and released its typical evening speeds | finder.com.au

When NBN Co announced its new NBN pricing strategy this morning, which is designed to get more consumers to switch to 50/20Mbps plans, it did so by dropping the access price that providers pay for those plans, with the expectation that ISPs would switch plan pricing around for consumers. TPG is the first cab off […]

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

“Most people focus on intermittency. But at least half of the problem is physics, maintaining system balance, which is not about intermittency – it is volatility that knocks over grids. So to enable all of the other solutions that are imperative to our future, you must first solve energy system stability. “The Faraday Grid is […]

Herald: A new mining canvas has to be clearly bereft of all the taints of the past | Herald

Herald: A new mining canvas has to be clearly bereft of all the taints of the past | Herald

As we head to what technically should be the peak of the mining season, the mining landscape in Goa lies in a messy quagmire. The battle of truck transportation rates have hit a deadlock with new divisions emerging within the ranks of the truckers of South Goa. The dichotomy is accepting the decided rates and […]

Dynamic pricing: An efficient solution for true demand response enabling | Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy

Dynamic pricing: An efficient solution for true demand response enabling | Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy

ABSTRACT A dynamic pricing scheme, also known as real-time pricing (RTP), can be more efficient and technically beneficial than the other price-based schemes (such as flat-rate or time-of-use pricing) for enabling demand response (DR) actions. Over the past few years, the advantages of RTP-based schemes have been extensively discussed for DR purposes in electricity markets; […]