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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. [...]

What Goes Around Comes Around!

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

El Niño Versus La Niña and the Polar Vortex

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Energy News|

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 [...]

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

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Electricity, Energy News, LED Lighting|

It’s unavoidable! It’s happening everywhere…and I am not exaggerating! Every day I see, read and hear about multiple major LED conversion projects. Cities, states, major corporations in countries all around the globe are making the move to LED lighting because it’s smart! It’s so smart and such a no-brainer that even governments that normally make such [...]

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

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 October 31st, 2015|Energy News|

On August 3rd of this year, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Obama administration announced the final version of The Clean Power Plan, a policy aimed at combating global warming that was first proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in June 2014. In his announcement, the president stated that the plan includes the first standards [...]

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

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Energy News, Natural Gas|

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 [...]