Concern over electricity rates prompts wind contract review

By: The Sacramento Bee |

Maine utility regulators, concerned that a contract that finances an offshore wind energy project could raise electricity rates, are taking another look at the agreement.

The Maine Public Utilities Commission voted Tuesday to re-open the contract, the Portland Press Herald reported . The average Central Maine Power residential customer […]

2018-06-13T09:35:26-05:00June 13th, 2018|Maine Market|

ERCOT’s Summer Peak Demand Forecast: New Investment, Generator Profits, No Blackouts

The Texas grid operator’s market design is about to experience a true test.

By: Eric Gimon |

Wholesale electricity markets are in the news, as oversupplied markets drive prices down and force early coal and nuclear retirements. Companies like FirstEnergy have petitioned the federal government for regulatory changes and new market […]

2018-06-07T16:16:29-05:00June 7th, 2018|Texas Market|

Breeze Energy told to stop selling electricity

Customers should shop fast to avoid big price spikes

By: L.M. Sixel |

Breeze Energy, the Dallas-based retail electric company with thousands of customers in Houston, was powered down by Texas regulators after the company defaulted on its financial obligations.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the nonprofit group that runs the state’s power […]

2018-06-01T16:36:35-05:00June 1st, 2018|Texas Market|