Making Sense of Energy

Yearly archive for 2020

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? November 2020 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? November 2020 Edition

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “CHANGE IS IN THE AIR” It doesn’t seem like it this week, but lower temperatures are lurking right around the corner. Must be time to change out the summer tires! Unfortunately, energy retailers have not announced any new exciting offers. October electricity rates settled […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? October 2020

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? October 2020

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “GIVING THANKS” Tis the season to start bundling up. Unfortunately, the retail market is not providing households with any new warm and fuzzy offers. Weather has been holding relatively warm, and electricity rates have stayed pretty reasonable. September electricity rates settled at around 4.0 […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? September 2020

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? September 2020

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “BACK TO SCHOOL” It seems summer is giving us one last kick, as warm weather is greeting kids heading back to school. Electricity rates have stayed pretty reasonable. August electricity rates settled at around 4.5 cents per kWh for the month. September and October […]

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Residential Energy Rates: What to do? August 2020 Edition

Residential Energy Rates: What to do? August 2020 Edition

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “HOT TIMES” Summer is starting to heat up, and we have seen a bit of volatility in rates as a result of higher air conditioning demand. That said, rates are still pretty reasonable. July electricity rates settled at around 5.8 cents per kWh […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? July 2020 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? July 2020 Edition

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “THE SUMMER OF DISCONTENT” Lots of news from around the globe, but nothing too exciting for Alberta’s electricity and natural gas prices. June electricity rates settled at around 4 cents per kWh for the month. July and August forward rates suggest those months’ […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? June 2020 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? June 2020 Edition

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “STAY STRONG” Not too much new to report, as COVID-19 continues to hold electricity demand lower in Alberta. May electricity rates settled at around 3.3 cents per kWh for the month. June and July forward rates suggest those months’ will be coming in […]

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Preparing your building’s water system during COVID-19 re-launch

Preparing your building’s water system during COVID-19 re-launch

  During the COVID-19 pandemic, many buildings, including office buildings, shopping malls, schools, and accommodation providers, have had low or no occupancy for several weeks or months. This reduced water flow in the water system can cause water to stagnate and could promote the growth of disease-causing […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? May 2020 Edition

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? May 2020 Edition

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd “STAY HEALTHY As COVID-19 pushed electricity demand lower in Alberta, April electricity rates settled at around 3.5 cents per kWh for the month. May and June forward rates suggest those months’ will be coming in at around 4 cents per kWh. The shorter-term […]

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Virtual Energy Consulting Services Amid COVID-19

Virtual Energy Consulting Services Amid COVID-19

  Having remote-monitoring services in place for your utilities makes sense, and the pandemic shutdown has brought this into sharp focus. Solution 105 has helped many clients identify opportunities to save energy without visiting their sites. As an example, one specific change we identified within a building’s […]

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Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? April 2020

Residential Energy Rates in Alberta: What to do? April 2020

By Cameron Mitchell Solution 105 Consulting Ltd. “BE SAFE” March electricity rates settled at around 4.5 cents per kWh for the month. April and May’s forward rates suggest those months’ will be coming in at similar levels. The forward electricity market has dropped a little due to the […]

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