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Coincident Peak Alert for NYISO, PJM, and ERCOT, July 2 - 13, 2020

It appears the fireworks have come early this year as several markets are facing medium to high threats for Coincident...

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Catherine Luthin to Serve on NYC's LL97 Energy Grid Working Group

Allenhurst, NJ - July 2, 2020

Catherine Luthin, President of Luthin Associates, has been appointed to serve on a...

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Rakesh Parasuraman to Serve on NYC’s LL97 Commercial Building Working Group

Allenhurst, NJ - July 2, 2020

Rakesh Parasuraman, Vice President of Luthin Associates, has been appointed to serve on...

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Coincident Peak Alert, PJM and ERCOT, June 29 – July 3, 2020

With temperatures climbing nationwide, we are predicting some Coincident Peak (“CP”) alert activity this week. For...

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A Crude Awakening Pushes Down Gas Prices

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) and many in the energy industry were predicting a significant decrease...

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Current Capacity and Alternative Product Structures

A fixed price electricity contract is the most common product selected by commercial clients throughout the...

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Demand Destruction in PJM

PJM released its initial report on electric load reduction as a result of COVID-19. Figure 1 shows the decrease in...

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TRECs Rescue NJ Solar From Extinction

In 2018, the State of New Jersey passed The Clean Energy Act which requires that 100% of the electricity in the state...

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Client Spotlight: DiBella's Subs

DiBella’s Subs started over a century ago as a little corner grocery store in Rochester, NY. The business evolved into...

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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