ERCOT predicts record peak demand this summer

This announcement is causing a pop in the short-term market.   Reduced supply coupled with possible increased demand and you get higher pricing, economics 101.  This does not mean there are not good buying opportunities out there, QuotEnergy Advisors manages your needs against the market to keep your costs down. Click Here To Read

Refreshing Look At Your Energy Spend

How many calls do you get every week – every day – with people telling you how they can get you a better energy rate?  5, 10, 20?  It is tiring.  We understand it. QEA takes a different approach and one our customers appreciate it. Energy procurement is very important and is typically the first step in the path to long-term savings partnership we walk down together. Our advisors actually sit on the same side […]

Electric Grid Vulnerability – Today’s Real Threat

We at QEA to work diligently to reduce and manage our client’s energy spend, however what if there was no energy?  What if, god forbid, North Korea detonates an EMP over the USA and wipes out the grid?  It would take hours if not minutes for society to collapse. Do not take the grid for granted.   Scary thought for sure.  Let us hope that our leaders do not do anything to provoke such a […]

Electrical Grid Vulnerability

This is a topic that does not get a lot of press, but should.  We take electricity for granted, but society will collapse without electricity for more than a few days.  No medicine, no gasoline, no food, etc.  Utilities and government need to band together and protect the grid. Click here to read article

Procurement – We Get It

Energy Procurement is a big project for many schools and you have numerous options and inputs that add unnecessary confusion and frustration. We get it. QuotEnergy Advisors is different – we listen to you and deliver a transparent process based on your specific business requirements. Whether you need a formal RFP, a reverse auction, or a streamlined procurement using our interlocal approval, we do what is best for you in a straightforward, easy to understand […]

EV impact on the grid

I recently bought a car, and since I typically keep cars for 5+ years, it hit me that this could be my last internal combustion engine vehicle (EV).  EVs are going to disrupt the automotive industry and the electricity grid, so when I saw this article I thought I would share it.

Red Oak ISD saves 18% in energy spend

QuotEnergy Advisors is proud to have helped Red Oak ISD reduce long-term costs by $150,000 per year or $750,000 over the contract term.  QEA’s competitive bidding process included 10 quality suppliers and in the end, TXU was selected based on price and overall value they provide. According to Kevin Freels, Assistant Superintendent of Campus Operations for Red Oak ISD:  “QuotEnergy helped us capitalize on a major savings opportunity and then provided the expert guidance needed to wrest more savings […]

American Energy Usage

There was an interesting article around the true use of energy in the USA that is worth reading. The article includes the pictograph below showing how energy is consumed and it is amazing that over 66% is rejected.  

Webinar: Solar for ISDs

Solar WORKS for ISDs With the great success of our first webinar, QuotEnergy Advisors is holding a second webinar that will show you how solar in ISDs is now 13-21% lower than delivered deregulated rates, without risk. The cost of solar has plummeted in the past 12 months and is now competitive with deregulated areas.  QuotEnergy Advisors has put together a specially designed solution for schools that can reduce long-term operational costs. The webinar will focus show you […]