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5 Benefits of Electrifying Your Work Fleet

Let’s face it, the initial cost is higher for acquiring electric vehicles (EVs) or equipment over traditional gas-powered options. However, the initial blow to your budget will be offset over the long term by lower operating costs and improved energy efficiency. Depending on the lifespan...
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The Anatomy of Price Volatility

One of the top questions I get from my customers who routinely watch the Ontario electricity market (besides asking me for my crystal ball prediction for 2017 price performance!) is “What causes price volatility in Ontario”? This has been especially true over the last months. ...
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How food manufacturers slice away wasted energy costs

Nearly a quarter million Canadians earn their own bread by working in the food and beverage industry. It’s the largest manufacturing employer in the country. Not surprisingly, many managers in this sector are as serious about taking wasted energy dollars off the table as they...
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Ask an Expert – Your Class A Global Adjustment Questions Answered!

My colleague Natalie Manzarpour and I presented our seasonal market update webinar in early April.  We had so much information to cover, we unfortunately couldn’t make it through the many questions we were asked. Let’s get to some of those questions from the webinar.  The...
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In Like a Lamb Out Like a Lion – 2017 YTD Electricity Market Update

Two weeks ago, my colleague Natalie Manzarpour and I presented our Q1 Market Update Webinar. We discussed how electricity markets have been impacted by new factors affecting supply, and in turn have resulted in price spikes, volatility and increases year over year. A warm winter...
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Follow the leader? We could do better

Sure, we all like to be unique, but following the leader makes sense with energy efficiency.  We’ve all read the case studies about the benefits the leaders are achieving.  Are you keeping up with best practices? Canadian organizations have been working hard on energy efficiency...
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Old-fashioned efficiency: The do-it-yourself energy audit

Do you ever wander through a home improvement store thinking, “hmm … I could do that.” You probably could. Likewise, you probably could do your own energy audit, too. We all enjoy seeing how the experts tile a bathroom or build the Sistine Chapel out...