Growing Renewable Generation Causing Changes in Generation Charges

Electricity prices for customers with rates that vary by time are typically highest when demand is highest. Increased demand requires additional energy generation, which is traditionally provided by less efficient peaker plants that cost more to generate electricity than base load plants. In most areas, these demand peaks occur during the summer months in the

Is Electric Retail Choice Working?

Yes, or maybe? I thought it would be simple to answer this question, but it turns out it really is not. To determine if electric retail choice is working, we first need to determine what it was intended to do.  The most frequent answer is to reduce electricity bills. So, is electric retail choice reducing

Analyzing Current and Historical Electricity Rate and Consumption Data for Optimum Energy Management – Webinar Q&A Session Transcript

The presenter, Stephanie Fetchen has compiled and expanded on her answers to the questions that came in during the Q&A session. All those answers can be found below, and if you have any further questions or would like to get in contact with Stephanie regarding Rate Acuity, electricity rates, or any other programs please contact

Accessing national electricity rates is key to optimizing energy management programs – Power Engineering

Stephanie Fetchen’s article in Power Engineering discusses how electricity costs are a major factor in today’s business landscape and how accessing national electricity rates is key to optimizing energy management programs.