Forward Thinking

June 14, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Success Stories No Comments

Here’s an example of how one of our clients locked up long-term energy savings in a down market…Cigas Machine Shop is a metal fabrication company in the PECO utility area.  Their current electricity supply contract ends in May of 2018 – more than a year in the future at the time of our auction. 

This Is a No-Brainer

June 14, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights No Comments

Electricity prices are now at 5-year lows.  [YES you read that correctly.] It doesn’t matter when your current contract renews.  You simply sign a new contract NOW, and it begins automatically when your old contract ends.  But you need to buy now, and you need to go long – we strongly recommend that you lock … Read More

The Buyer’s Market Continues

April 26, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

Energy prices continue to hold at historically low levels.  As we went to press, electricity and natural gas prices were at 5-year lows.  In our judgment, there is very little possibility that these prices can go lower.  Last time natural gas prices dipped below current levels, drillers began to cap their wells, because they were … Read More

School District Secures Future Savings

April 26, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Success Stories

The South Middleton School District, located near Carlisle, PA, comprises one high school, one middle school, and two elementary schools. Although their current contract runs through July 0f 2018, the District recognized the significant buying opportunity in the current market and elected to lock up savings farther into the future.

Applied Energy Partners Ranks in Top 10% of All Energy Brokers

March 29, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights, Energy Industry Success Stories

Applied Energy Partners recently surveyed 42 of the most prominent energy Suppliers, seeking their feedback on our 2-stage auction process, accuracy, and efficiency. This pool of Suppliers covers every utility area in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions and are well qualified to judge our people and our processes. On average, they deal with 58 different … Read More

Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

March 21, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

Did you ever wonder what reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 1 million metric tons means in everyday terms? The greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator can help you understand just that, translating abstract measurements into concrete terms you can understand, such as the annual emissions from cars, households, or power plants. This calculator may be useful … Read More