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What Commercial Electricity and Natural Gas Customers Can Do NOW, to Avoid Inevitable Rate Increases

By | 2020-06-26T11:52:59+00:00 June 26th, 2020|Energy News|

I want to jump right in and talk to you about what the graph above means. This graph is from the New York Mercantile Exchange, the largest physical commodity futures exchange. What do we mean by “futures?” This is short for “futures contract,” which is a legal agreement to buy or sell a particular commodity [...]

Increased Use of Natural Gas and Reduced Electricity Demand Has Temporarily Reduced Energy Rates—Here’s Why

By | 2020-05-18T14:17:36+00:00 May 18th, 2020|Energy News|

Recent conditions have added a new variable to electricity prices. With social distancing and closing of non-essential businesses, there is decreased energy demand and activity in many commercial establishments across the country. Additionally, with increased numbers of people working from home, there is a reduction of energy usage in office buildings nationwide. The U.S. Energy [...]

Why is CES Sponsoring the Community Good News Warehouse?

By | 2020-03-20T14:15:13+00:00 March 20th, 2020|Energy News|

I have learned some valuable lessons as a business owner. These are golden nuggets of knowledge that can lead to surprising success. For instance, how do you get a group of random individuals to come together and perform as a team? And how do you lead them on to amazing production? Here’s a production case [...]

Consumer Energy Solutions is Here to Help You Save Money

By | 2019-09-24T11:21:07+00:00 September 24th, 2019|Energy News|

“Energy” is a common topic of discussion these days. With recent geopolitical events in the Middle East one’s attention becomes focused on the costs of energy. What will happen? The U.S. is becoming more and more energy independent—but on the world stage when the price of oil goes up, you’ll find other prices going up [...]

The Story Of Cold Weather And Warm Hearts!

By | 2018-11-26T14:41:47+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Energy News|

The Energy Industry is always changing. Winter this year could be challenging as it seems to be coming early. For many years natural gas storage has been very high, it has carried us through stressful weather and conditions without a lot of spikes in prices. Natural gas storage is now at lower levels than it [...]

Consumer Energy Solutions Nominated For 2017 Leadership And Integrity Award

By | 2018-10-11T15:23:14+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Energy News|

“It’s an honor to be nominated!” This is something often said when it comes to awards. This time I can attest that it’s true, it’s an honor to be nominated! Why? Because this award means something in our industry. It’s the Leadership and Integrity Award for 2017 presented by Energy Marketing Conferences in New York. [...]

Helping our Employees Help More Customers! It’s always WIN/WIN Around Here!

By | 2018-07-17T16:12:09+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Energy News|

I have been touting the benefits of our Training Program here at Consumer Energy Solutions for a while now, and for good reason. Training employees is time well spent and an incredible return on investment. Here at CES we have a course called Make More Money. The effectiveness of this training never ceases to amaze [...]

What Is Success?

By | 2018-05-23T13:53:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Company History, Energy News|

When I interact with other business people the topic of “Success—how do you do it?” inevitably comes up. Success means different things to different people. For me it’s not just one big SUCCESS! It is an ongoing thing. Every step toward a named goal, anywhere in life, is a SUCCESS! Author, Norman Vincent Peale, once [...]

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

By | 2018-02-15T15:30:44+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Company History, Energy News|

I am often asked what sets CES apart from other energy sales companies. This is a very easy question 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 blurt it [...]

It’s COLD Outside!

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:23+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Energy News, Natural Gas|

Jan 3rd 2018 - NYC Blizzard, White-out Conditions, Gale-Force Winds, Bomb Cyclone, Winter Storm Warning, Six Feet of Snowfall, Massive Snowstorm, Frigid Temperatures, Flights Cancelled, Ice Storms, Flooding! More Cold on the Way, and It’s Snowing in Florida! These are some words and phrases I’ve been hearing a lot since this year started! [...]