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Feature Friday: 3 top reasons a pricing model is essential for energy cost managers 1

Nov 22

Why a pricing model? A pricing model (or energy cost model) is an essential tool for energy cost managers navigating markets today. With a pricing model, you can more accurately plan and manage your budgets and costs. Without it, you’re flying blind. You need access to a forecast of supply and delivery costs to plan and manage […]

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Natural gas plants not competitive with clean energy according to report 1

Sep 18

Most new or proposed natural gas power plants will not be cost-competitive with clean energy resources by 2035. A report comparing the financial viability of new gas resources with clean energy technologies was recently published by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). The report finds that, thanks to a decline in clean energy costs, many proposed […]

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Thomas Mort has made a career of training engineers to find energy savings throughout their facilities.

Energy Decision Maker Thomas Mort : Resource According to Value 1

Aug 11

Energy Decision Maker Thomas Mort Resource According to Value The Megawatt Hour Series: Saving with Energy Thomas Mort President, Saving with Energy Energy decision maker Thomas Mort is a leader in the field of operational excellence and continuous improvement with more than 30 years’ experience. Thomas is currently a principal of Thomas Mort Consulting LLC. […]

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Why a good contract is so important 1

Jul 3

Why a good contract is good for you too… We’ve heard customers express aggravation at the lengthy, detailed contract language that some suppliers provide. A well-written ESCo/Supplier contract should protect you, the customer, as well as the supplier. MWh conducts data and contract analysis as part of the online service we provide. Sometimes, customers enter […]

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NY State’s Climate Law 1

Jun 21

There are many details to work through.. but nevertheless NY State passed climate legislation that will, according to Bloomberg set the most aggressive clean energy target in the country, more than triple the state’s solar capacity and unleash wind power off the coast. Take a look at the Bloomberg article (Climate Changed–New York Passes Its […]

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Evolution of a Campus: Energy Decision Maker – Bert Bland 1

May 14

Evolution of a Campus: Energy Decision Maker – Bert Bland The Megawatt Hour Series: Energy Decision Makers Robert “Bert” Bland Associate Vice President for Energy & Sustainability Facilities and Campus Services Cornell University Interview by Amanda Denney Energy decision maker Bert Bland is responsible for around-the-clock electric, heating, cooling, water, sewage, energy generation, distribution, and […]

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The Megawatt Hour – Energy Awareness Survey 1

Apr 11

The Megawatt Hour – Energy Awareness Survey The job of managing energy costs is complex and challenging. And it isn’t getting any easier. The Megawatt Hour is conducting a survey of our customers, friends and contacts in order to determine what matters most to you. We will anonymously share the results of this work so that you, […]

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The Power of Energy Data and Analytics 1

Apr 5

The Power of Energy Data and Analytics We are laser focused on the value of energy data and analytics here at The Megawatt Hour. We have countless examples of customers that have more effectively managed their energy costs simply through improving their access to data and analytics. There’s the MWh client located near Manhattan that used […]

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Energy Decision Maker Bert Bland: Taking Care of the Mice and the Rice 1

Mar 27

Energy Decision Maker Bert Bland: Taking Care of the Mice and the Rice The Megawatt Hour Series: Energy Decision Makers Robert “Bert” Bland Associate Vice President for Energy & Sustainability Facilities and Campus Services Cornell University Interview by Amanda Denney Bert Bland is responsible for around-the-clock electric, heating, cooling, water, sewage, energy generation, distribution, and […]

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Hedging: How to clarify your objectives and employ hedging effectively 1

Feb 28

Hedging: How can it work for you? Several years ago, Bloomberg published an article on fuel hedging and its results within the airline industry (“Airlines Bet on Long Oil Slump after Millions Lost to Hedging”). The article took a detailed look at the airlines industry’s response to different approaches to managing jet fuel exposure and […]

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