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Five Costly Energy Buying Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

Energy decision-makers wear a lot of hats – and their job descriptions are all over the map:  purchasing agents, property managers, CFOs, operations directors or presidents.   The point is, it’s rare to find a person who specializes in “energy procurement” alone.  For most of these people, “commodity procurement” or “energy management” is only a small […]

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Energy Procurement Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making (& how to avoid them): #7: Using One Firm for “All Things Energy”

As we start our next installment in this series, let’s recap the mistakes we’ve covered so far when it comes to savvy energy procurement: not procuring proactively, missing the most competitive rates, developing an inappropriate procurement strategy for your specific needs, not having a pre-determined goal of what you want to achieve, utilizing an aggregation […]

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The Definitive Guide to Hiring An Energy Advisor, Part 5: Independence is Key

This article concludes our “Definitive Guide to Hiring an Energy Advisor” designed to assist you, the purchaser, in finding, evaluating, and engaging an energy advisor. Over the past four editions, we have shared our insights into the important elements to consider if your organization is shopping around for advice. If you missed any of the […]

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With Energy Prices This Low, How Do I Keep from Missing the Boat?

Over the past year, the news has been full of stories about the rapidly declining prices of oil and natural gas.  This trend has been a boon for consumers, who are happy to be filling gas tanks and paying utility bills without breaking their budgets.  But there’s a flip side to this low price environment:  […]

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