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Changes afoot in NY: Indian Point closing–what does it mean to NY energy buyers? 1

May 23

The announcement that Indian Point is closing is not new. The Governor made an announcement in January that the aging nuclear plant would close in 2021. Three years from now 2,000 MW of carbon-free base load electricity supply will shutter, while – over a similar period — the State tries to meet its commitment to […]

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NY’s Clean Energy Standard: Energy cost management & clean energy regulation 1

May 15

We have received a number of questions from customers about NY State’s Clean Energy Standard (CES). In this article we explain the program, we compare what you can expect to pay to what you’ve been paying for the program that the CES replaces, and what to look for on your invoice. What is the Clean Energy […]

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News: Battery Storage Progress for Energy Cost Management, Resilience 1

Jan 31

Utility-scale battery storage is taking a big step forward this week according to a Bloomberg article titled “Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass: Three new plants in California show how lithium-ion storage is ready to power the grid.” The promise of battery storage extends beyond utility-scale programs to large commercial & industrial clients as well. […]

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What you need to know about PACE energy loans 1

Jan 27

MWh usually posts articles focused on commercial, industrial and institutional clients. The following guest post targeted to homeowners resonated with us because home financing shares many of the characteristics that energy markets do: 1) there is a mis-match of information between the market players and the product consumers; 2) the markets lack transparency and, as […]

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News: Science magazine article “The irreversible momentum of clean energy” 1

Jan 10

In an article published in Science magazine this morning, the outgoing President makes the case for investments in clean energy as a way of “decoupling” economic growth from carbon emissions. The data and information provided in the article bolsters his case: Since 2008, the United States has experienced the first sustained period of rapid GHG emissions […]

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Northeast/NY Energy Prices this Week 1

Jan 6

We have heard from partners and customers across NY state this week who are expressing concern about energy price volatility reported in the news. Let’s put this week’s energy price volatility in perspective. It is true that, as Bloomberg reported, power prices shot up over $1,000/MWh yesterday. Bloomberg also reported (and Crain’s re-printed) news of […]

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Parting Ways 1

Nov 16

Natural Gas and Electricity Are Parting Ways – Part 1 by Jim McDonnell Avalon Energy originally published on November 9, 2015 ·   In recent articles, Avalon Energy has explored the dramatic decline in natural gas prices over the past seven years.  See These Are Days To Remember and 10,000 Maniacs Were Right. In the US Mid-Atlantic, natural gas […]

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MWh Markets Report: Q1 2015 1

Apr 22

Market Highlights Summary Statistics Q1 2015: Best buying opportunity in past 18 months. Through Feb 2015: Avg year to date monthly day ahead cost= $87.60/MWh Q1 2014: Avg monthly day ahead cost =$142.40/MWh Through Q1 2015, MWh clients who consistently purchase during identified buying opportunities have paid an average of 18% less than they would have paid for […]

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MWh Announces Release of New Software Capabilities 1

Feb 18

Major software release lowers energy operating cost, enhances energy information flow, improves budgeting, forecasting Automates budgeting, reporting, tracking & bench-marking February 19, 2015, NEW YORK, NY – The Megawatt Hour, Inc. announced a major new software release that will continue to lower businesses’ cost to manage and administer utility information and energy costs. The release […]

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How to Benefit from Energy Market Movements 1

Jan 22

There is a simple, straight forward process for lowering energy costs starting right now. It hasn’t been accessible to customers or consultants in the past. It is now. We reviewed that process and a powerful tool to deliver on that process during our Webinar titled 3 Steps to Savings: How to Take Advantage of Falling […]

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