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The report breaks down the market fundamentals for both the power and natural gas markets around Southern California and their respective impacts to the SoCal Citygate cash price indices as we move through the rest of spring, summer and upcoming fall. » read more
  
The Alberta Power and Natural Gas market continue to make the headlines as former is seeing its supply stack change with the retirement of coal plants and increased wind capacity. The latter is tied to what is happening with the summer maintenance restrictions as well as the production growth within the province. » read more
  
Over the years, the Rockies region has been a focal point in the West. With the landscape changing across several adjoining regions, the Rockies is once going to be in the spotlight. In this report, we detail the short, mid and long term fundamental changes impacting the overall production supply in the Rockies. » read more
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Thursday Apr 26, 2018   
*******EnergyGPS is Hiring************************************************************* Notice: EnergyGPS’ business is growing, and we are looking to expand our team. If you or anyone you know is interested in energy analytics please check out our job postings at the following link: Consulting Manager Consulting Associate **************************************************************************************** The Algonquin Pipeline (AGT) has been a focal point which ISONE prices hinge. This electrical grid is a unique system that reaches its highest prices in the winter caused by residential and commercial heating demand. AGT is pushed to its limits, which turns natural gas into a scarce resource for power generators as the pipeline reaches binding constraints at the Stony ... » read more
Wednesday Apr 25, 2018   
*******EnergyGPS is Hiring***************************************************************** Notice: EnergyGPS’ business is growing, and we are looking to expand our team. If you or anyone you know is interested in energy analytics please check out our job postings at the following link: Consulting Manager Consulting Associate **************************************************************************************** California always has something going on that is worth discussing.  As of late, the biggest topic of discussion is tied to what is going on with SoCal Citygate when it comes to the volatile prices in the cash market.  For example, the latest three day package (last weekend) saw SoCal Citygate index $2.25 after peaking out at $4.10 on the 17th. Figure 1 | ... » read more
Tuesday Apr 24, 2018   
*******EnergyGPS is Hiring*********************************************************** Notice: EnergyGPS’ business is growing, and we are looking to expand our team. If you or anyone you know is interested in energy analytics please check out our job postings at the following link: Consulting Manager Consulting Associate **************************************************************************************** It has been a long insufferable month of chilly weather for most of the Northeast. Over the past two months there has only been a handful of days where the temperatures reached above normal. This has stalled out any possibility of storage injections by keeping the space heating at levels usually reserved for early March. Heading into next month, we are finally getting a ... » read more
Monday Apr 23, 2018   
*******EnergyGPS is Hiring*********************************************************** Notice: EnergyGPS’ business is growing, and we are looking to expand our team. If you or anyone you know is interested in energy analytics please check out our job postings at the following link: Consulting Manager Consulting Associate ********************************************************************************** It has been a long, cold, and wet winter for most residents of the Pacific Northwest.  The wetter the winter, the more snow that falls in the mountains, which eventually melts into water and gets pushed through the river system.  The colder the winter, the later in the year that said melt occurs.  As you can see in Figure 1, using the January-July measure as a ... » read more
Friday Apr 20, 2018   
*******EnergyGPS is Hiring*********************************************************** Notice: EnergyGPS’ business is growing, and we are looking to expand our team. If you or anyone you know is interested in energy analytics please check out our job postings at the following link: Consulting Manager Consulting Associate ********************************************************************************** Anyone who has spent time around young kids knows that they ask a ton of questions. Most questions have easy answers which you give and move on. But some questions are disarming, and go right to a core principle or a value. A number of years ago I had the following dialogue with my daughter: Daughter: Where would we live if we didn’t have any money? Tim: Well, mom and I both ... » read more
Thursday Apr 19, 2018   
Since the inception of the California Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy, everyone has been watching how the build out of both wind and solar capacity was/is going to play out.  As it stands right now, the State of California continues to be the front-runner when it comes to both utility-scaled and rooftop solar capacity integration.  The graph below illustrates the steady increase when it comes to the former as we have seen it go from 7.5 GW at the beginning of 2016 to over 10.3 GW starting in 2018. Figure 1 | Utility Scaled Cumulative Max Solar Output in California When it comes to the roof-top side of the equation, we are seeing a steady dose of 100 MW of capacity added per month (1.2 GW per year) over the past three years, which puts the current capacity total just ... » read more
Wednesday Apr 18, 2018   
Once a month the EIA releases the Drilling Productivity Report which highlights Oil and Natural Gas production estimates for the current and next month.  The report provided three key data points: New-well Production Per rig by Region, Production by Region, and DUC (drilled but uncompleted) Wells by Region.  The data is broken into seven regions: Anadarko, Appalachia, Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville, Niobrara, and Permian. Figure 1 | DPR Regional Data - Map The data in the report is a useful tool for getting direction and double checking assumptions, however this months release threw a bit of curve ball at us. The changes were twofold, with large revisions for previous months and an uplift for May. In Figure 2 below we display the DPR production by region with the rows ... » read more
Tuesday Apr 17, 2018   
Chalk this winter up for the record books. Yesterday, Edmonton, Alberta set a new mark for the longest streak of days with overnight lows below freezing, breaking a mark that has stood since 1975. That is 168 straight days of dropping below zero Celsius. This has produced a record amount of heating load for the province. NGTL demand has posted new all-time highs as well as monthly averages since late December. There has been a persistent ridge that has locked cold air into the region just east of the Canadian Rockies for almost five months. Fortunately for the residents of Alberta, the weather models are confirming a transition to spring later this week.  Figure 1 | Edmonton Cold Streak Figure 2 below shows how the natural gas demand for the NGTL system has performed ... » read more
Monday Apr 16, 2018   
On April 4th the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) welcomed two new participants.  Powerex and Idaho Power Company (IPCo) joined the EIM which already includes the CAISO, PacifiCorp, Nevada Power, Arizona Public Service, Puget Sound Energy, and Portland General Electric.  As an old transmission junkie I am not only thrilled to see more companies join the EIM as such improves the efficiency of dispatch throughout the WECC, but I am also fascinated to see what each company brings to the table upon joining.  Some companies join and go all-in with nearly every generating and transmission asset they own being offered into the EIM.  Other companies bring substantially less assets to the EIM table.  There is nothing wrong with either approach as not only do more ... » read more
Friday Apr 13, 2018   
In the good old days of analyzing electricity markets life was simple. You had twelve months. You had your peak price. You had your off peak price. The pricing periods were driven by the needs of utilities who were trying to exchange bulk power. Creating standard products was helpful as it made the things that you are buying and selling more liquid – it eased commerce. The peak time period was established during the 16 hours of heaviest demand. The off peak hours were everything else. The WECC decided that “peak” days were Monday through Saturday. The rest of the country decided that “peak” days were Monday through Friday. Everyone agreed to take NERC holidays off. From the load’s point of view, the system works fine. The utilities play a game of ... » read more
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