Energy News

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

By |May 11th, 2017|

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 |April 13th, 2017|

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. […]

What Goes Around Comes Around!

By |March 13th, 2017|

CES has had a lot of good news throughout the month of February! A great deal of this good news comes from our Community Betterment activities! Our Director of Community Relations, Lynn Posyton, is always out there creating relationships with awesome people.

For example, Lynn has been giving weekly Drug Education classes at Center Academy in […]

At CES We’re Just Getting Started!

By |March 9th, 2017|

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 team—they […]

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

By |February 6th, 2017|

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 […]

What’s Happening In The Current Energy Market?

By |December 2nd, 2016|

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 […]

El Niño Versus La Niña and the Polar Vortex

By |December 30th, 2015|

You no doubt have heard much discussion of the effects of El Nin᷉o and La Nin᷉a on our weather patterns and how these phenomena are used to predict weather—like the number of hurricanes in a season, how cold the winter will be or how hot the summer will be.

Let’s start with defining these two weather […]

Not Sure the LED Revolution Is For Real? Oh It’s Happening Baby!

By |December 2nd, 2015|

A 15-Year Outlook on Energy Prices – The Clean Power Plan

By |October 31st, 2015|

To maximize the range of choices available to states in implementing the standards and to utilities in meeting them, the EPA is establishing interim and final statewide goals.

States then develop and implement plans that ensure that the power plants in their state – either individually, together or in combination with other measures – achieve the […]

Surprisingly, U.S. Natural Gas Production Hitting All-Time Highs

By |August 31st, 2015|

The current low prices for natural gas in the U.S. make it very difficult for companies to spend money on more drilling. And yet, the U.S. is producing more natural gas than ever in 2015. In fact, the government’s Energy Information Administration forecasts a 5.4% increase in output this year compared to 2014.

However, the new numbers […]