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Electricity, meet Rock

By Avalon Energy Services | Jul 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

For several years, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has been investigating the potential effects of intense geomagnetic storms on electric utility infrastructure.  In 2016 they concluded, “A severe geomagnetic storm could disrupt the nation’s power grid for months, potentially leading to widespread blackouts.  Resulting damage and disruption from such an event could cost more than […]

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Future of Bethesda: Building the Area’s Identity & Investing in its Growth

By Avalon Energy Services | Jul 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

And there is more.  Avalon Energy Services is pleased to announce it will co-sponsor Bisnow’s July 26 educational networking event, “Future of Bethesda: Building the Area’s Identity & Investing in its Growth.”  Topics to be discussed include: How can you capitalize on the growth promised by the Marriott headquarters and hotel? What type of tenant […]

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Baltimore-Washington Industrial & Logistics Forecast

By Avalon Energy Services | Jun 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Avalon Energy Services is pleased to announce it is co-sponsoring Bisnow’s July 24 educational networking event, “Baltimore-Washington Industrial & Logistics Forecast: How Quickly is the Market Actually Growing and Can You Capitalize on It?”  Topics to be discussed include: With more and more companies adapting to an e-commerce model, are they prepared for the industrial […]

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Natural Gas Market Update, June 2018

By Avalon Energy Services | Jun 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Natural gas prices remain low and below their declining 21-year trend.  See graph below. The prices presented here are for delivery at the Henry Hub in Southern Louisiana.  Natural gas prices in other producing areas of the US, such as Northeastern Pennsylvania, the Permian Basin, and the Williston Basin, are significantly lower.  The prices here […]

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NCAC – 22nd Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

By Avalon Energy Services | Apr 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

ONE WEEK FROM TODAY Secure your spot here: https://www.ncac-usaee.org/event-2845352 Energy Technologies and Innovations: A Disturbance in the [Market] Force Thursday, April 12, 2018, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM The George Washington University Keynote speakers: Mark P. Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute Gil Quiniones, President and CEO, New York Power Authority In addition to these keynote […]

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Balancing Congestion

By Avalon Energy Services | May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a change in PJM’s (the Mid-Atlantic grid operator) tariff, allowing them to shift what are called “balancing congestion” costs to load serving entities.  FERC approved PJM’s tariff revision with an effective date of June 1.  Suppliers have indicated that they intend to pass through these charges.  Suppliers include a […]

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The 21st Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference

By Avalon Energy Services | Mar 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!       REGISTRATION CLOSES SOON Secure your spot here –> http://www.ncac-usaee.org/events.php#event151 The 21st Annual Washington Energy Policy Conference Energy Reset?  Conflicting Forces in the Energy Space Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:00 a.m to 6 p.m. George Mason University  Schar School of Policy and Government Founders Hall – 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, […]

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Maryland Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) – Veto Override

By Avalon Energy Services | Feb 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Maryland House and Senate voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 veto of the 2016 Clean Energy Jobs bill.  As a result, Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) will increase from 20% in 2022 to 25% in 2020.  The graph below shows the effect of the original RPS rule in blue overlaid […]

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In The News – Avalon Energy Services, LLC

By Avalon Energy Services | Jan 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

In his year-end review titled, “Gas Industry Looks Optimistically at 2017,” PointLogic author Kevin Adler quotes our COO, Jim McDonnell.  Scroll down to the bottom of the report which you can find here. The Avalon Advantage – Visit our website at www.AvalonEnergy.US, email us at info@avalonenergy.us, or call us at 888-484-8096. Please feel free to share […]

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