Energy prices drop as transmission authorities upgrade

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Summer 2015 Energy Market and Reliability Assessment released this month projected national electricity prices this summer to be, on average, 24 percent lower than

FERC unveils a cautious summertime assessment

Energy companies and utilities are gearing up for an unpredictable summer season after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released its Energy Market and Reliability Assessment this week. Its research focuses

What tomorrow’s energy data tells us about today

As utilities go through dramatic changes to their distribution and transmission models in the advent of renewable energy initiatives, it's difficult to predict what the future holds. Fortunately, broad energy information released

Supreme Court to hear FERC’s demand response appeal

The Supreme Court has decided to hear an appeal by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission protecting a rule encouraging commercial and industrial energy conservation through an incentive program. FERC's Order 745

How the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act helps SMBs

An energy efficiency bill presented to the president for signature this week will most likely become law. The measure focuses most of its attention on the relationship between commercial tenants,

Efficiency saved New England energy rates, says report

Energy efficiency officially saved the season last winter, according to newly released research. A report from sustainability nonprofit Acadia Center examined how advancements in conservation over the last fifteen years

Energy rates in western PA on the rise starting in June

Attention energy ratepayers in western Pennsylvania: Your electricity rates will most likely see a significant bump starting this summer. Retail energy providers under  FirstEnergy Pennsylvania have officially filed their price-to-compare rates

2015 ratepayers should thank 2014 grid, says FERC

Now that our winter woes are squarely behind us, it's time to look back and see how the energy industry fared. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently published a report on

Exert a little extra energy this Admin. Professionals Day

On April 22, we celebrate that special job that lends its support to so many different industries: the Administrative Professional. The International Association of Administrative Professionals says there are more

What 45 years of Earth Day means to 2015 energy use

Earth Day only comes around once a year, but love for our little blue planet should be everlasting. Countless other worlds float through outer space, but as far as any of