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Winter Baseload Power Burn on the Rise

October 1, 2019 |
Summer power burn surged this year, buoyed by warmer-than-normal temperatures and historically low gas prices. While this summer burn was dramatic, it fits with a trend the market has been seeing since the beginning of the Shale Era: cheap...
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You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Battery

July 25, 2019 |
Last week, Berkeley and San Francisco made headlines as the California cities announced plans to ban new natural gas hookups as they work towards the state goal of 100% carbon-free energy by 2045. The new ordinances would require new...
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Snowed In: 2019 Hydro Outlook

March 19, 2019 |
Understandably, many of the headlines this winter have reported on the historic cold temperatures seen in the Upper Midwest and blizzard-like conditions from the recent bomb cyclone. If you’re not an avid skier or snowboarder, something that might have...
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Coal to Gas Switching 2019

February 28, 2019 |
Despite a cold start to winter, natural gas prices have plummeted to $2.66/MMbtu in February. The rapid decline followed record breaking natural gas production and a warm December and January. As a result, coal to gas switching should be...
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