News And Insights From SJI Energy Advisors

Use these resources to help your business gain control of its energy needs.

Natural Gas Hits 2-year High but Futures Holding

They say all good things must come to an end, and that holds true even in natural gas markets. We experienced historic lows within natural gas markets from January through August 2020, in which NYMEX held between $1.50 and $1.90. The new norm took an aggressive 35% climb in only 2 short months and is holding between $2.70 and $2.90.

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Demand Response and Rebate Opportunities

Within the last year, SJI Energy Advisors began a partnership with C-Power, a demand-side energy management company, to help us provide both Demand Response and PJM Energy Efficiency Programs to our customer base. This complements our hyper-competitive electricity and natural gas procurement process that we already have in place. In the past, participating in Demand Response was perceived as “complicated”, but is now more turnkey than ever with no associated risk.

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SJI Energy Advisors Acquires EnerConnex, Expands Energy Consulting Business

SJI today announced the acquisition of EnerConnex LLC. The agreement memorializes a long-standing relationship and supports the company’s recent exit from the retail supply business, and entry into energy consulting through SJI Energy Advisors. EnerConnex is an industry-leader in energy procurement, well-known for its proprietary tool ECX Marketplace that combines best in class technology with market intelligence.

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8 Questions to Ask a Prospective Energy Broker

There are more than 2,200 energy brokers in the Mid-Atlantic Region, with varying levels of expertise and experience. So how do you identify the best one for you? Consider these eight questions to help you decide.

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9 Factors That Affect the Cost of Energy

Like many commodities, the markets for electricity, natural gas, oil, and renewable energy are complex – and constantly changing. In fact, most energy prices change hourly.

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AEP’s Strength with Support from SJI Energy Advisors

Applied Energy Partners serves nearly 300 commercial and industrial end-users throughout the country in both electricity and natural gas procurement services and has experienced significant growth since the onset of deregulation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 2010. Back in September 2019, SJI Energy Advisors, a subsidiary of SJI acquired Applied Energy Partners, providing an even greater opportunity to expand our energy consulting services.

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It’s Summer- What Are You Doing to Attack Your Capacity Tag?

Your Capacity charge is the second-largest component of your electricity bill – comprising roughly 15% – 20% of the total. Are you taking the proper steps to control and/or reduce it?

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Locking Up Future Savings and Budget Certainty

How often are you able to secure future savings while locking in operating costs for goods and services needed to run your day-to-day operations? You probably would answer “Seldom, if ever.” If you could achieve guaranteed savings and budget certainty through 2020 or beyond, would you do so?

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The 10 Rules for Buying Energy Right

If your energy procurement process doesn’t include all of these requirements, you should look around for a different energy procurement partner with a better process.

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The Importance of Electricity and Natural Gas Bill Reviews

It is important to continuously monitor electricity and natural gas bills to ensure that you are being charged correctly on both utility and third-party generation costs. If you’re working with an energy broker or consultant, bill reviews should be part of the service they provide.

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