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April 28, 2021

Department of Energy to Enhance Electrical Transmission Nationwide

The Department of Energy has announced their commitment to enhance the national grid by making available $8.25 billion in loans. The goal is to modernize the grid by aggressively implementing...

April 14, 2021

ERCOT Announces Potential Emergency Conditions

              ERCOT released a statement on April 13, 2021 that they anticipated new challenges for businesses and consumers. See Below. If the February freeze...

March 10, 2021

Texas Energy Reliability Requires Expanding Fuel Sources

We are now almost 4 weeks “post freeze” in Texas and the discussions, bankruptcy’s, and resignations continue.  I hate to pile on, but I am going to.  There has been...

March 5, 2021

Lessons From the Freeze No One Wanted to Learn

In the world of electricity and the decisions around it, you would think we collectively have learned about our need to invest in generators to protect against storms like the...

February 24, 2021

CEOs – Why Energy Management Should Be One of Your Top Priorities

As the postmortem on the recent Texas deep freeze continues, I am reminded that for the past several years I have tried (with varying degrees of success I might add)...

February 19, 2021

Texas Energy Crisis: Where Do We Go From Here?

It has already started: Politicians are looking to position themselves positively during this energy crisis. Each day that passes you see them trying to manage their reputations while families and...

January 29, 2021

Video of Acclaim Energy CEO Recognizing Hayden Gaspard’s Promotion

Acclaim Energy’s CEO, John D. Elder III recognizes Hayden Gaspard’s promotion from Manager of Energy Analytics to Commercial Director of Special Projects. Hayden’s ability to reduce energy costs and improve...

January 19, 2021

Learning from Mexico’s 2020 Energy Market and What to Expect in 2021: Video From Maria Jose Trevino

As we leave 2020 in the dust, there is still a cloud of uncertainty ahead in Mexico when it comes to how to use and manage energy effectively.  In 2021,...

January 15, 2021

U.S. Warns Mexico to Stop Backpedaling Energy Reforms

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a letter to Mexico officials articulating how their current position on energy policies are undermining trust and confidence in U.S. investments and their...

December 30, 2020

CEO Recognizes Mexico GM for Making Top 100 Most Influential Energy List

Acclaim Energy CEO and President John D. Elder recognizes Maria Jose Trevino, Acclaim Mexico’s general manager for being selected as one of the Top 100 most influential energy professionals in...

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