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Important Information from Direct Energy Business

By | 2020-12-16T15:12:55+00:00 December 16th, 2020|Energy News|

Special Report From Pat Clouden to our CES Direct Energy Customers I want to make sure all our Direct Energy Business customers receive this important information from Direct Energy Business about their new relationship with NRG Energy. Please read the letter below from Direct Energy Business.

Is Your Electricity’s Fixed Price Really Fixed?

By | 2020-10-22T12:44:39+00:00 October 22nd, 2020|Energy News|

You are in a deregulated state and you are working with an Energy Supply Company or a Broker to get your electricity put on a 2 or 3 year fixed rate contract. Sounds simple enough and is a smart step for a commercial enterprise to take. But what do you need to know and look [...]

Electricity is Not a One-Size-Fits-All

By | 2020-09-17T11:27:20+00:00 September 17th, 2020|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy News|

We like to keep track of what natural gas is doing in the energy market because it is the key fuel used to generate electricity. In fact, natural gas is used to produce the highest percentage of electricity over any other fuel or generating method. While demand from commercial and industrial establishments for natural gas [...]

CES Energy Supplier Expands!

By | 2020-07-22T16:28:42+00:00 July 22nd, 2020|Energy News|

Consumer Energy Solutions (CES) works with some of the largest energy supply companies in the country. One of our favorites is Liberty Power, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and providing retail electric service to 16 states. I am so happy to reprint here a recent press release—"Liberty Power signs new multi-year energy supply agreement with [...]

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. [...]