Your Weekly Jolt ⚡Full Week

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT  It’s time to get up close and personal with the new decade, as we endeavor to climb back in the saddle for the first full work week of 2020. Sure you stepped into a vortex, like the rest of us—endless meeting requests, looming deadlines, and an overflowing inbox. On that note, while we know that our weekly Jolt won’t change your life, there is a lot to…

Renewable Energy Update – December 2019

FocusU.S. storage market rebounds as California promises big 2020 growth Greentech Media – December 3The U.S. energy storage market bounced back in the third quarter of 2019. Front-of-meter storage deployments boomed in the third quarter, up 121 percent compared to the second quarter, in keeping with the nature of a market driven by single large-scale projects. As for the behind-the-meter battery market, a decrease in commercial, industrial, and other non-residential deployments…

Your Weekly Jolt 🔮 Stay Focused

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT  There are 22 days left in 2019! No pressure. And if you’re like many who are planning to take some time off for Christmas or Hanukkah, then you’ve got two full work weeks and some change before we drop the ball, make our resolutions, and dive headlong into 2020. Time to stay focused, and finish strong.On that note, we’ll cut right to this week’s Jolt, so you can get back to work. HEATING OIL …

Your Weekly Jolt ❄️ December

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT  Tryptophan anyone? If you have been in a turkey hangover throughout the weekend, now is the time to wake up. The calendar has officially turned to December (gasp!) and here in the northeast, we are wrestling with Mother Nature. From snow that is measuring in multiple feet to sheets of ice, it’s a smorgasbord of winter weather out there.Despite what it looks like out your window, we hope you enjoy this week’s…

Your Weekly Jolt 🦃 Thankful

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT  Whether you’re a dark meat, white meat, or tofurkey connoisseur, we wish you a bountiful Thanksgiving week. We also want to acknowledge the endless gratitude we have for our remarkable customers, incredible staffers, dedicated brokers, and the entire Marathon Energy family. Thank you! Now for your first course, our weekly Jolt. IN THE NEWS  Listen to our very own Chris Donnellan on NYC Real Estate Podcast, hosted by Mark Levine.…

Your Weekly Jolt ⏳Fall Back

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT Did you change your clocks back? You know, the ones that don’t auto adjust, like your stove, the microwave, or your car. Maybe you’re still subtracting the hour in your head? We’re right there with ya. Daylight Saving Time ended abruptly at 2am on Sunday morning, throwing most of us swiftly backwards by an hour—Arizona (with the exception of the Navajo Nation) and Hawaii, plus a few other U.S.…

Natural Gas Storage Report Injection Season Week 30 (Week Ending October 25th, 2019)

The end of injection season is here, but the market certainly isn’t spooked about it since this week’s 89 Bcf injection ended up being flat to slightly bearish yet again. Both last year’s build of 49 Bcf and the five-year average of 65 Bcf for the same time period were exceeded along with most market expectations. Colder trends have been cropping up for the first two weeks of November, but…

Natural Gas Storage Report Injection Season Week 29 (Week Ending October 18th, 2019)

The flat to slightly bullish injection of 87 Bcf stands close to market expectations but still managed to surpass the notable historical values of last year’s 62 Bcf build and the five-year average of 73 Bcf for the same time period. The effect of weather seemed minimal as patterns across the Lower 48 were a mixed bag resulting in a fair amount of sideways trading on NYMEX during the reporting…

Your Weekly Jolt 🍁 Leaf Peeping

YOUR WEEKLY JOLT Those colors look great on you! As the nights get longer and the temperatures begin to sway, the changing leaves from oaks, maples, poplars, beech, and other deciduous trees again deliver their short-lived, visually spectacular autumnal phenomenon. As you know, this seasonal shift quickly has different implications, involving rakes, blowers, mulching, and so on. For now, we might as well marvel at the stunning array of peaking colors,…

Natural Gas Storage Report: Injection Season Week 28 (Week Ending October 11th, 2019)

Injection season is heading down the home stretch, and another large build of 104 Bcf flew past notable historical values. That being said, this triple-digit injection did quite meet market expectations reported in 108-115 Bcf range. Warmer weather has started to get pushed out of the East, only to be replaced with weather patterns that aren’t anything to worry about. Degree days aren’t anything to write home about for the…