LAS Electricity Program Pricing Details for 2019

Posted: November 07, 2018

LAS recently completed a tendered purchase for the 2019 Electricity Program hedge that includes 133 enrolled municipalities.  The term of the purchase is from January 1 to December 31, 2019, which coincides with the conclusion of the 2018 program year.
Effective January 1, 2019, the LAS program hedge cost will be $24.00/MW (2.4¢/kWh), including fees.  See the chart below for the expected total commodity calculation.

The Basics of the LAS Electricity Program

Posted: November 14, 2018

On Thursday November 8th, LAS hosted a webinar titled the Basics of the LAS Electricity Program.  LAS’ Program Manager welcomed Cynthia Wang, Senior Energy Manager, Electricity from Edison Energy who provided participants with an overview of the Electricity market. Topics discussed include electricity rates, the global adjustment, distinctions between facility accounts as well as an overview of the LAS Electricity Program.  

Procuring for Energy Efficiency

Posted: November 21, 2018

Energy costs are significant for Ontario municipalities and citizens alike, but finding the most efficient products can be challenging. The Energy Star and EnerGuide programs exist to help consumers make informed decisions when it comes time to replace energy-intensive devices, lowering costs and reducing energy related emissions.  

Electric Trucks - 2018 Update

Posted: November 29, 2018

In February of this year we published an overview of the electric (EV) pickup truck market. Less than a year later, enough has changed to warrant another blog post for an update. Unless otherwise stated, it’s safe to assume all trucks being brought to the market will have four wheel drive options and the ability to supply power for jobsite or other ‘off grid’ use.