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Historical First: Lower Midday Demand than Overnight Demand

May 16, 2018 - For the first time in its history, on 4/21 ISO-NE reported lower midday demand than overnight demand. This is due to the high presence of solar generation, both utility-scale and behind the meter. As solar generation is expected to increase its …

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Things to Watch Out for With the Texas Energy Market

May 14, 2018 - In 2017, the Texas-based electric utility Luminant announced they were closing the 1.8 GW Monticello Power Plant. A week later, they announced they were closing two more “economically challenged” coal plants.

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Texas Power Curves Up More than 10%, Other Markets Down by as Much as 12%

May 08, 2018 - Early Summer Heat As early summer heat creeped into the northeast in the back half of last week, NYISO saw notable volatility in Zone A as the combination of hydro imports from Canada and high exports to the neighboring PJM drove expensive price …

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ERCOT Expecting Record-Breaking Demand

May 02, 2018 - First Summer Without Monticello and Sandow ERCOT expecting record-breaking demand as system goes into its first summer without Monticello and Sandow - key baseload plants.

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Prices Jump! Algonquin Pipeline Begins Scheduled Maintenance

April 24, 2018 - Spring Maintenance is Here Algonquin Pipeline begins scheduled maintenance causing prices to jump almost 100% from $4.23 to $8.34/MMBtu.

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3 Factors Driving Natural Gas Prices That You Need to Know

April 23, 2018 - Natural gas plays an important role in meeting energy needs in the United States. The price of natural gas fluctuates up and down due to the market forces of supply and demand.

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Midwest Temperatures Expected to be as Much as 20 Degrees Below Normal this Week

April 18, 2018 - Most power curves traded higher for the week In New York’s Zone J, the 12-month ATC strip rose $0.50 (1.2%) to close at $40.25/MWh. The 24-month curve added $0.65 (1.6%) to $39.70, and the calendar 2019 term traded $0.50 higher (1.3%) to end the …

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