EarlyBird Power Secures Mercy Hospital $223,000 in Energy Efficiency Grants

January 4, 2013

EarlyBird Power, an energy market expert and energy management solutions firm, has successfully procured a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation for the replacement of two chillers at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, one of the Chicago’s leading non-profit care centers and hospitals. As an energy consultant, EarlyBird Power specializes in helping its […]

Cape Cod Healthcare to Take Part in Solar Project

Cape Cod Healthcare is pleased to announce that it is participating in a locally-based solar power project. The project will bring energy savings to CCHC, through energy credits from NSTAR, and will deliver green benefits to the region. Southern Sky Renewable Energy, a Boston-based developer of utility-scale solar facilities, has begun construction on the 6-megawatt […]

Northeast Utilities Announces Delay of Northern Pass Transmission Line

January 2, 2013

The Northern Pass project, a proposed 180-mile transmission line project connecting Northeast Utilities customers to power producers in Quebec, Canada, is delaying announcement of a new route until they communicate further with “local citizens, stakeholders, and public officials across New Hampshire”, according to the announcement. The project would bring hydro-electric power from Quebec to Southern […]

Cape Cod Hospital Uses EarlyBird Power

December 5, 2012

Cape Cod Hospital announced today an agreement to secure power and natural gas through EarlyBird Power, a Milton-based energy market organization with customers in most U.S. states. “EarlyBird Power has demonstrated an ability when procuring natural gas or electricity, to negotiate favorable pricing, terms and conditions,” said Ed Browne, Executive Director, CCHC Facilities and Support […]

U.S. to Be Exporter of Natural Gas by 2020

November 13, 2012

In its 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO), released on Monday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlighted some major changes to the global energy dynamic in the future. Forward-looking expectations have North American being largely responsible for a profound change to the energy roles of countries around the world. The United States specifically […]

Large Hospitals Increase Energy Consumption

November 2, 2012

It is not shocking that hospitals consume a lot of energy; they are run in such a way that high energy consumption is required for the best medical care. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) reported this past August that the percentage of delivered energy used in the commercial […]

Helpful Hints for Hurricane Sandy

October 29, 2012

As the storm approaches, here is some advice from EarlyBird Power on hurricane preparations: Most importantly, make sure to have plenty of bottled water, food, working flashlights, a battery operated radio, and extra batteries in your home. If you plan to use a generator, operate it outdoors and follow all other precautions provided by the […]

Sandy: Crude Futures Decline, Natural Gas Rises

Worries of a potentially devastating Hurricane Sandy have already resulted in far-reaching for the financial world; the U.S. markets closed on Monday and European stocks have also dropped in anticipation of the storm. Expectations of the storm have affected the commodities markets as well. Crude oil for December delivery (CLZ2) has seen a moderate decline […]

Gas Rises Despite Higher Storage

September 27, 2012

The Energy Information Administration reported Thursday at 10:30 A.M. that natural gas storage had risen 80 billion cubic feet for the week ending September 21, above predictions. Analysts had expected the storage to have increased from 74 to 78 billion cubic feet. Despite this data, natural gas prices did not go down in the recent […]

Warm Temperatures Forecasted

September 17, 2012

Long-term forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for September through November 2012: For September through November of this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting above normal winter temperatures in across most of the country, including the Northeast, most of East Coast, Midwest, and Southwest regions, with the highest […]