News: Colleges & Universities Select MWh to Manage Energy Costs

Feb 18

Cornell University, Daemen College and Roberts Wesleyan College have selected MWh to help streamline and standardize energy information. While each College has its own specific objective in selecting MWh’s energy management software, they have a common interest in bringing transparency and clarity to the management and purchase of electricity and gas. Energy cost and usage […]

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Market Dynamics: Gas

Jan 31

What is happening with natural gas? Where is the market compared to historical forward prices? How about historical spot prices? Customers have been asking for some context on where gas prices are compared to historical prices. Some context is always helpful.     The last 2 months were the the 2 lowest forward price months […]

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Energy cost management: Consistent, ongoing energy information = continuous results

Jan 19

In a recent post titled “All the Energy Cost Management Advice You’ll Ever Need”, we describe the importance of accessing data on an ongoing basis in order to deliver continuous results. What does that mean and what does it do for customers? How does it work now? Traditionally, commercial, industrial and institutional buyers were always […]

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Northeast/NY Energy Prices this Week

Jan 6

We have heard from partners and customers across NY state this week who are expressing concern about energy price volatility reported in the news. Let’s put this week’s energy price volatility in perspective. It is true that, as Bloomberg reported, power prices shot up over $1,000/MWh yesterday. Bloomberg also reported (and Crain’s re-printed) news of […]

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MWh Customer Experience: Video

Dec 10

Take a look at how 3 energy buyers have used the MWh service. See how a coop, a secondary school and a large commercial building received returns on energy information services.   Music: www.bensound.com

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Energy storage… current thinking

Dec 1

There is a great deal of buzz in the energy world about the potential for energy storage.  Venture capitalists are swarming, trying to find the right play; Elon Musk and Tesla have launched a residential storage technology they call Powerwall; pundits are writing about a utility “death spiral” if on-site generation and storage become widespread […]

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NYISO Real Time Locational Based Marginal Price

Nov 20

This is one small data point… but nevertheless it is an interesting view of where power markets are right now, where they have been. Now, the question is, where will they go?    

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Parting Ways

Nov 16

Natural Gas and Electricity Are Parting Ways – Part 1 by Jim McDonnell Avalon Energy originally published on November 9, 2015 ·   In recent articles, Avalon Energy has explored the dramatic decline in natural gas prices over the past seven years.  See These Are Days To Remember and 10,000 Maniacs Were Right. In the US Mid-Atlantic, natural gas […]

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Utility of the future: Grid Neutrality

Nov 10

You are probably familiar with the concept of net neutrality. According to Wikipedia, it is: Net neutrality (also network neutrality, Internet neutrality, or net equality) is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet the same, not discriminating or charging differentially by user, content, site, platform, application, type of attached equipment, or mode of […]

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Energy Cost Management News

Oct 27

Transforming energy data into energy intelligence There are 3 graphs that are vital for effective energy cost management. These 3 graphs alone have consistently delivered lower unit costs, identified billing errors, and improved countless energy cost outcomes for energy and finance decision makers. Without the right energy intelligence, it is impossible to ensure the best […]

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