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Ontario businesses seek insight on summer and fall energy markets

It has been an interesting couple of weeks in the office. We’ve received calls from many of Ontario’s largest electricity consumers, looking for information about what’s going to happen for the rest of the year. As Ontario’s largest energy market player, we’re used to getting...

I’ll Take ‘Electricity Bill Verification’ for $2000, Alex

Being a university student these days isn’t easy; with a level of competitiveness in the job markets that seems to grow daily, and a plethora of digital resources that consistently crash my MacBook, iPhone and iPad, my life at school has become rather consuming. When...

Ombudsman report on Hydro One is a double-sided lesson for all businesses

There’s a lot of moving parts in any business, and unfortunately, mistakes happen. That is perhaps no more apparent than in the headlines coming out of Ontario this week in the wake of the province’s Ombudsman report on Hydro One billing errors. For its part,...

The Oil Collapse and what it means for electricity

The short, simple answer is “no”. In Ontario, we do not use oil to generate electricity. However, there are some valuable insights from the recent move in oil and interesting parallels between the oil futures market, and other commodities futures markets.

HOEP is not a strategy

*If you don’t get the pun, please call me immediately, (416) 867-2927 x4423   As an account manager and electricity advisor at Bruce Power Direct I have countless conversations with energy managers, CFO’s, and CEO’s about their electricity expense. I speak with customers and prospects...

Electricity Prices: What will you Pay in 2015?

[hero_unit background_color=”#a8a8a8″ rounded_corners=”true” padding=”normal”][button label=”Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2PM-3PM EDT” icon=”none” entypo_icon=”none” url=”https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/624577062″ size=”large” window=”true” block=”true” hover_background_color=”#606060″][button label=”Thursday, October 30, 2014 11AM-12PM EDT” icon=”none” entypo_icon=”none” url=”https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/224107390″ size=”large” window=”true” block=”true” hover_background_color=”#606060″][/hero_unit]Interested in doing some research before the webinar?  Start with a look back at our Spring...

The Importance of Energy Supply Diversity

The supply mix is an extremely important factor which goes in to setting the price of power and ensuring the system’s reliability. Understanding the supply mix is key to understanding your electricity bill. If we were to use only hydro-electricity, we would have much less...

Ontario Electricity Resource Guide

We take our blog very seriously here at BPD and update it at least once a week.  If you don’t visit regularly (you should – sign up here), you may have missed a post or two containing vital pieces of information. I thought I would take...