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January 2021 - Quarterly Market Letter

On behalf of the team at 5, I am pleased to forward our market letter for the fourth quarter of 2020. This issue...

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New Fuel for New York Summit

On Thursday, January 28th, businesses from across New York will come together to discuss the future of Green Hydrogen...

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“You’re Gonna Regret That”

I can still hear the echoes of the worst recruiting advice I ever received as we were launching our business 9 years...

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Let's Talk About "RECs", Baby

In recent conversations with clients and suppliers, we have noticed the Renewable Energy Credit (REC) has been viewed...

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It's Official, LNG is Back, Baby!

Global LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) prices, similar to global crude prices, have struggled this year. The price of West...

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Nation's Largest Solar Farm (Everything's Bigger in TX)

Next summer’s peak demand in Texas is forecasted to grow by about 3% compared to the summers of 2019 and 2020. The...

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Lower Demand and Lower Prices for New York’s Energy Buyers

Every four years, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) commissions a study to evaluate and forecast the...

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An Early Christmas Present for PJM

Santa has arrived a few days early for electricity buyers in PJM because falling natural gas prices have had a...

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Client Spotlight: Junior Tennis Champions Center

The Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) is a nonprofit organization committed to transforming lives through tennis...

Irving Convention Center

The Irving Convention Center represents the future of meetings and events space complete with unique architecture, vertical design and interior finishes that create a new niche in the marketplace. By partnering with the team at 5, the client drastically reduced energy costs on their supply agreement, securing 50% of the load through a renewable energy purchase, while also uncovering new funding sources for an energy efficiency project and cutting additional demand side costs.



Life at 5 - Matt Shaw

Matt Shaw shares his journey to 5 which originated from his relentless desire to innovate and automate. As 5's Lead Code Buster, Matt pioneered the creation of Level5, our industry leading technology that allows clients and employees to experience energy decision making in a new and meaningful way. Thanks to leaders like Matt, 5 continues to push the boundaries of what's possible while helping others to do the same.





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