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About Patrick Clouden

Patrick J. Clouden is the Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Energy Solutions, Inc., one of the nation’s top energy consulting firms. Consumer Energy Solutions was founded in 1999 and represents some of the largest energy suppliers in North America. CES has enrolled over 2.5 million residential and 300,000 commercial customers across the United States and Canada including many Fortune 500 companies.

Life Is Hard Without Energy – And If You’re In Florida In The Summer – It’s Really Really Hot!

By | 2017-09-29T10:35:23+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Energy News|

It is post-Hurricane Irma in Central Florida and we have made it through a rough week. The storm on September 10th brought damage to property and widespread power outages. The power outages kept many businesses closed for most of the following week. Gradually some restaurants and retail stores opened back up. We kept busy cleaning [...]

What Would It Mean To Have Energy Independence?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:30+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Electricity, Energy News|

The energy industry has been in the news this year and accompanying the news is a national cry for energy independence. A step along the way towards achieving that for the U.S. would be to gain North American energy independence. That would mean weaning North America (the U.S., Canada and Mexico) off any kind of [...]

Drum Roll Please…

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:30+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Energy Efficiency at Home, Energy Efficiency for Business|

I'd Like To Introduce You To A New Product That Can Make Your Commercial Air Conditioning Or Refrigeration System The Happiest It Can Be In our constant search for energy efficiency products that will help our customers, we at Consumer Energy Solutions, have found an exciting product that is a perfect fit and can save [...]

Are We In The Calm Before The Storm Of Supply And Demand That Drives Electricity And Natural Gas Prices Up?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:31+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Electricity, Energy News|

Here’s an interesting 2017 news alert: “Throughout Q1, crude inventories in the U.S. continued to climb, which started to raise concerns about the impact of the OPEC cuts,” said Mark Watkins, regional investment manager at the Private Client Group at U.S. Bank in Utah. “March hit the oil markets like a lion, with WTI1  falling [...]

Can We Achieve Energy Independence And What Will It Mean?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:31+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Energy News|

Did you know we have vast untapped energy reserves right here in America? In fact, per President Trump,1  “America has 1.5 times as much oil as the combined proven resources of all OPEC countries; we have more natural gas than Russia, Iran, Qatar and Saudi Arabia combined; we have three times more coal than Russia. [...]

At CES We’re Just Getting Started!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:31+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Energy News|

February was an amazing month for us here at CES on many levels. We take Drug Education seriously—so much so that we are dedicating our whole newsletter this month to featuring the MANY Community Betterment activities we were involved in throughout February’s short month! Before we dive into that I want to acknowledge our CES [...]

What Sets Consumer Energy Solutions Apart From Other Energy Sales Companies?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:31+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Company History, Electricity, Energy News|

I am often asked what sets CES apart from other energy sales companies. This is a very easy question for me to answer. It’s a one-word-answer. However, you most likely will not believe me if I tell you what that word is. So I’m going to give you a bit of CES history before I [...]

How To Reduce Home Electricity Costs In The Middle Of Winter

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:32+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Electricity, Energy Efficiency at Home, Energy Efficiency Tips|

A very simple way to reduce energy costs in the middle of winter is to lower the thermostat. It’s a fact that for every degree you lower the thermostat during the winter, you’ll save between 1 and 3% off your heating bill. But first we need to dispel one idea that is common in the [...]

What’s Happening In The Current Energy Market?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:32+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Electricity, Energy News|

At CES we monitor what natural gas is doing in the current market because natural gas and electricity’s prices closely parallel each other. Did you know most natural gas consumed in the U.S. comes from domestic production? We do import a bit of natural gas by pipeline from Canada but because of our own growth [...]

Good News From Consumer Energy Solutions!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:32+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Electricity|

Here it is the beginning of November and CES just had its BEST week of the year in sales! You can feel the buzz in the air just walking through the company and I want to really acknowledge this extremely productive team! How has CES put together such a great, stable team? It’s our training. [...]