Making Sense of Energy

Yearly archive for 2016

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? December 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? December 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do?  December 2016 Edition By Cam Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “Winter is here!” Seems like it’s time to cozy up by the fireplace.  Man, it’s cold.  Thankfully for energy users, the energy markets continue to be pretty soft.  The […]

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Edmonton Ranked 2nd Best Place in Canada for Business

Edmonton Ranked 2nd Best Place in Canada for Business

The Profit Guide has ranked Edmonton, Alberta number two in the list of Canada’s best places for business in 2016. We are proud to live in one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and this has made Edmonton an attractive place for small business, entrepreneurs and […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? November 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? November 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do?  November 2016 Edition By Cam Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “Trick or Treat!” For electricity users, the energy markets have been very tasty over 2016.  The low rates are expected to continue for a while yet.  I’m not making any […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? October 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? October 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do?  October 2016 Edition By Cam Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “Are those Snowflakes?” Unlike Alberta’s weather, the energy markets have been pretty stable over 2016.  This is expected to continue for a while yet.  I’m not making any changes at […]

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Federal Government Announces “Floor Price” on Carbon Emissions

Federal Government Announces “Floor Price” on Carbon Emissions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced that there would be a national “floor price” on carbon emissions. This would require all provinces and territories to have some form of carbon pricing by 2018. An article published by Canadian Manufacturing answers some questions Canadians might have regarding this […]

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Is Edmonton’s greenhouse gas strategy ‘full of hot air’?

Is Edmonton’s greenhouse gas strategy ‘full of hot air’?

Back in 2012, the City of Edmonton announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by the year 2020. Journalist Paula Simons wrote that “the municipality hasn’t cut its carbon emissions one jot or tittle” in a recent article published in the Edmonton Journal. Could […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? September 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do? September 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to Do?  September 2016 Edition By Cam Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “Back to School” The kids are back in school; new schedules are being made but in the energy markets there still isn’t much exciting going on.  I’m not making […]

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Here’s a New World Record We Can All Own

Here’s a New World Record We Can All Own

With the 2016 Olympics now over, billions of people watched as athletes from their countries competed in their events, and many new World Records were set.  Very few people indeed ever reach this high level of achievement and yet, every citizen of the planet has been participating in […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? August 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? August 2016 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? August 2016 Edition By Cam Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “DOG DAYS OF SUMMER…STILL” Still nothing too exciting going on in the market at this time, and we are not advising any changes.  I’m not making any changes at my […]

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Canada ranks 10th for energy efficiency

Canada ranks 10th for energy efficiency

According to a study released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Canada ranks 10th for energy efficiency among the 23 largest energy consumers in the world. Read Globe & Mail article. The study reviewed 35 different metrics of energy efficiency in each country. These […]

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