Texas PUC Staff Proposes That Benefits Under Electricity Relief Program Continue Through September 30

September 9, 2020

Staff at the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) have recommended that benefits under the Covid-19 Electricity Relief Program end on September 30, 2020.   Read the article here:   http://www.energychoicematters.com/stories/20200810a.html  

World’s Largest Economies Are Still Spending Big On Oil & Gas

September 3, 2020

An update from the Energy Policy Tracker has revealed spending on oil, gas and coal is still higher among members of G20 than spending on renewable energy.  Read the article here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Worlds-Largest-Economies-Are-Still-Spending-Big-On-Oil-

The Permian Could See Record Gas Production In 2021

The pandemic has slowed gas production, but by late 2021, Permian gas production will be back to pre-pandemic levels and will continue to rise from there. Read the article here:  https://oilprice.com/Energy/Natural-Gas/The-Permian-Could-See-Record-Gas-Production-In-2021.html#:~:text

Cleco Power recognized by J.D. Power for its response to COVID-19 pandemic

August 19, 2020

Cleco Power has been recognized by J.D. Power for its Covid-19 response. Read more here: https://energycentral.com/news/cleco-power-recognized-jd-power-its-response-covid-19-pandemic-cleco-press-releases-and-media?utm_medium=eNL&utm_campaign=DAILY_NEWS&utm_content=&utm_source=2020_

Will Buffett’s $10 Billion Bet On Natural Gas Go Bust?

August 13, 2020

Dominion Energy announced it would be selling all of its gas transmission and storage assets to an affiliate of Berkshire Hathaway, resulting in the first major acquisition since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and the biggest acquisition in four years. Read more here: https:

Utilities Propose First Regional Grid-Balancing Market in Southeastern US

August 10, 2020

Southeastern utilities including Dominion, Duke Energy and Southern Company revealed plans to create the region’s first market for trading electricity across interstate transmission lines. Read the article here:  https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/sout

Risk Dashboard Could Help the Power Grid Manage Renewables

August 3, 2020

An ARPA-E project uses data modeling to help power grid operators deal with the winds of change.   Read the article here:   https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/the-smarter-grid/risk-dashboard-could-help-the-power-grid-manage-renewables  

RESA’s Survey of Americans Finds 74% of Consumers Want to Select Their Own Energy Supplier

July 27, 2020

The Retail Energy Supply  Association (RESA), the nation’s leading trade association representing competitive retail energy suppliers, found 74% of consumers want to select their own energy supplier. Read more here: https://www.resausa.org/news-events/resa’s-survey-

OPEC’s No.2 Is Planning To Develop Huge Gas Reserves

July 23, 2020

Iraq is moving ahead with plans to develop its associated and non-associated gas resources in the next two to three years. Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/OPECs-No2-Is-Planning-To-Develop-Huge-Gas-Reserves.html#:~:text=Iraq%20is%20finally%20looking%20to,for%20e

Time To Overweight Renewable Energy

July 17, 2020

According to some analysts, global oil demand may never fully recover to pre-coronavirus levels, which makes alternative and renewable energy producers more desirable from a long-term investment point of view.   Read more here:   https://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspeculations/2