What’s ahead for Energy Rates in 2015?


Energy rates in the US are going up fast. Rates have been consistently going up every single year, but next year is expected to see an especially sharp rise. Energy rates in 2015 for Chicago, for example, are expected to increase the average energy bill by $130; energy suppliers in Connecticut and Nevada are seeking…

Following in Europe’s Energy Footsteps


For decades, energy rates in the US have been rising at a breakneck pace. Europe, however, is seeing a distinctly different trend in its energy market. The countries surrounding Germany, for example, have benefited from five straight months of energy price reduction. In March alone, the Platts Continental Power Index (CONT)—Europe’s measure of how energy…