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How to Purchase Power in a Bull Market

By 5 on May 14, 2024

One of the most common questions clients ask when purchasing electricity or natural gas is, “How much money am I going to save?” This is a reasonable question and for many years, savings could be realized because energy prices had been trending lower. Figure 1 shows how the NYMEX has settled over the last 31 years. This chart shows that natural gas hit its peak in 2006 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and Rita where gas prices approached $14/Dth. 

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Topics: Markets Procurement Education Resiliency
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May 2024 - Energy Market Letter

By Jon Moore on May 14, 2024

On behalf of the team at 5, I am pleased to forward our May 2024 market letter.  In this edition, we discuss several interrelated topics.  First, we look at ongoing legal challenges to two new federal energy regulations, (i) the SEC’s climate change reporting rules, and (ii) the EPA’s new power plant emission standards. Second, we address a question we are hearing often from our clients, especially those faced with rising energy prices: “Could President Trump’s election reduce the price of electricity?”  

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Topics: Markets Natural Gas NYISO ERCOT Sustainability Newsletters Education Renewables
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Webinar Recording: Upstate New York Regulatory and Energy Market - Apr 25 2024

By 5 on April 25, 2024

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Topics: Markets Videos Education Regulatory Upstate NY
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Webinar Recording: Earning Energy Revenue to Fund Efficiency & Compliance Projects in New York Feb 2024

By 5 on February 2, 2024

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Topics: Markets NYISO Videos Education
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Webinar Recording: ERCOT'S Growing Pains, December 2023

By 5 on December 11, 2023

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Topics: Markets ERCOT Videos Education
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Webinar Recording: Eastern Region - Winter Energy Prep, November 2023

By 5 on November 1, 2023

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Topics: Markets PJM Videos Education
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Webinar Recording: Upstate New York Regulatory & Energy Market Discussion, October 2023

By 5 on October 26, 2023

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Topics: Markets NYISO Videos Education
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September 2023 - Energy Market Letter

By Jon Moore on September 18, 2023

On behalf of the team at 5, I am pleased to forward our September market letter. If you had any doubts that the energy transition is happening, recent events in Texas and New York confirm that the answer is yes. As discussed below, these states have very different approaches to energy regulation, and both have struggled to incorporate intermittent resources in the energy mix. For clients in Texas, New York, or any other deregulated market, planning for the challenges of the energy transition, including increased regulatory risk, should be a key component of your energy management strategy.

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Topics: Markets Natural Gas NYISO ERCOT Sustainability Newsletters Education Renewables
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Webinar Recording: Downstate New York Regulatory & Energy Market Discussion, August 2023

By 5 on August 30, 2023

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Topics: Markets NYISO Videos Education

Webinar Recording: Upstate New York Regulatory & Energy Market Discussion, July 2023

By 5 on August 1, 2023

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Topics: Markets NYISO Videos Education