Tag Archives: energy user

Article: If you increase your consumption of energy at a time when average emissions intensity is low, you’re not necessarily doing a good thing for the environment

A quick note about the need to avoid focusing on average emissions intensity (for the wrong reasons) and losing sight of the fact that it’s the emissions intensity of the next marginal unit of production that should be used for making short-term consumption decisions (if the objective is reducing your environmental footprint, as an energy user).

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Article: August Update: Regulatory Responses to Pricing Concern

Some thoughts from guest author, Connor James, about “what’s next” in response to energy user concerns about high and escalating prices.

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Article: Energy Users as the “victim” in the train wreck that’s unfolding before our eyes

A few thoughts about how energy users (including each of us) are the main victims in the unfolding train wreck that’s become of this energy transition off the rails.

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Article: Energy Supply Disruption – Understand the Customer Drivers

The energy supply industry is now a case study of major disruption and this is causing chaos. We are now witnessing the simultaneous high prices in electricity and gas – importantly at the commodity level – not network driven this time – although that just changed with the AER loss – more petrol on the fire.

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Article: Why large energy users are concerned about last week’s machinations in South Australia

Pondering more implications of the boom/bust pricing witnessed in the South Australian region last week…

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Article: When The Levee Breaks

Our guest author (Mike Williams) shares some practical tips for how energy users can brace themselves for the rising tsunami of energy costs

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Article: Concerns about Rising Costs in the Wholesale Spot Market

A listing of some drivers for higher (and, in some cases, lower) prices in the wholesale spot component of the NEM.

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Article: My synopsis of Opportunities & Threats for Energy Users

A high-level summary of some concerns of energy users, linked to a (progressively) growing number of more detailed posts that will be added over time.

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Topic: Concerns of Energy Users

Here’s a growing collection of articles we’re putting together with respect to the concerns of energy users.

These articles are informed by interaction with a wide range of large commercial and industrial (C&I) energy users in a variety of different settings:
1)  One-on-one interactions with our clients and others in their offices or industrial facilities; and
2)  Collective interactions through conferences (such as those posted about here), through EUAA Members Meetings, and through other events.

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Article: Some benefits of curtailability in Australia's National Electricity Market

A look-back at 11 years of NEM history to reveal the nature and measure of benefits large industrial energy users can gain from curtailability in the NEM

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