Transparency, Experience Define Phil Golden’s Retail Energy Career

“I really enjoy being able to work with people who answer to today’s challenges in the industry”

Data Samurai Holly Paulus Provides Data-Driven Energy Industry Solutions

Data is the sword of the 21st century; those who wield it well are the Samurai.

Broker Commissions: It's That Time of the Month Again

For many brokers and salespersons in the retail energy industry, monthly commission reporting comes with heartache and pain. How can something that seems so easy to produce and distribute, create major challenges for both retail energy suppliers and brokers, challenges which could potentially have negative economic impacts?

Is Cross-Selling Worth It for Retail Energy Suppliers?

Cross-selling, the practice of offering complementary products to customers, is a fairly popular marketing strategy with positive financial impacts for everyone involved. Comcast’s Triple Play, whereby customers get television, Internet, and phone service bundled, is an example.

PG&E CEO Leaves With Utility at Brink of Bankruptcy

PG&E Corp. Chief Executive Officer Geisha Williams is leaving as California’s largest utility owner nears potential bankruptcy.

Frack-Free Natural Gas: The Future of the Industry?

In November, natural gas producer Carbon Creek Energy, accomplished a groundbreaking achievement for the natural gas industry when they offered the first-ever Frack-Free Natural Gas Certificates to energy services company East Coast Power & Gas. Until now, a mechanism for authenticating and independently verifying the environmental quality of a product of this kind did not exist.

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

The oil giant’s big bet on Permian renewables shows how the economics of the electricity market are changing. As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it is also part of a big change gathering momentum in the country’s biggest electricity market: Texas.

Energy Pages Spotlight: Brian Beebe

That is why Beebe, and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, have devoted themselves to offering risk transfer and diversified global insurance solutions for businesses facing potentially big losses from weather-related events.