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What Happened…A Market Review

By: Chris Amstutz Last fall we witnessed Donald Trump accomplish the improbable by defeating Hillary Clinton in the US Presidential Election. This fall we have seen a surge in Texas power futures, and many are again left wondering, what happened? While the results of a US Presidential Election may be moderately more important (sarcasm), I […]

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We Forecasted The 2017 NYMEX Correctly, Did Your Consultant?

by Matthew Mattingly Budgeting & Forecasting is an essential part of a comprehensive energy consulting program. This service not only ensures clients have an accurate picture of their future energy spend, but it also allows clients to effectively evaluate future energy contracts. Many energy consultants offer “budgeting” or “forecasting” as one of their services, but […]

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7 Ways CESConnect Provides Automation to YOUR Business

by Nicole Bushong and Matthew Mattingly We live in an age of automation. Manual processing has been eliminated; replaced by technology improvements that are both quicker and more efficient. Of course you don’t need an energy consulting firm to tell you this simple fact. Just look around in your daily lives to see how much […]

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NYMEX Purchase (Yea…Now May Be The Time)

by Matthew Mattingly The NYMEX natural gas market has been depressed for a while now, even more so than the plot of Manchester by the Sea. Thanks to the shale era at the start of this decade, the NYMEX natural gas market has traded at historical lows. Furthermore, it’s been a rare occurrence for an […]

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Sustainability…What the wha?

by Scott Armbruster   Sustainability is a word that over the last 5 years has taken the energy industry by storm.  Merriam-Webster defines sustainability as: “1: capable of being sustained.  2a: of, relating to, or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged. 2b: […]

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