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Natural Gas Management

RETAIL

CES provides value-added natural gas support services to our retail supplier clients enabling them to focus on marketing and growing their customer base.

Assistance is provided to customers for state, local distribution company (LDC) and pipeline registrations as well as electronic data interchange (EDI) testing. CES will also schedule LDC-specific training and program requirements as needed by the customer. Energy purchasing and price risk strategies are developed to minimize costs and incorporate capacity release and storage into daily and monthly purchase strategies. As agent, CES will purchase natural gas to meet LDCs requirements for retail choice customers. Daily requirement nomination amounts are scheduled as well as any retro nominations per LDC requirements. All schedules are coordinated with suppliers and pipelines. CES will review and reconcile LDC, pipeline and supply invoices for accuracy and develop customized reports to meet the client´s internal needs. There are no up-front costs and the cost per account decreases with volume. CES will optimize your retail choice daily supply, transport and storage to minimize your overall costs.

Why CES?

  • No up-front costs and cost per account decreases with volume
  • Optimization of retail choice daily supply, transportation and storage requirements
  • Industry expertise and performance guarantees reduce your cost to serve
  • Provide customized cost and usage reports by city gate

Features & Benefits

Registrations and Setup: CES will handle state, LDC and pipeline registrations to prepare entry into an LDC market. EDI testing and LDC-specific training and program requirements are also handled.

Energy Purchasing: CES will develop energy purchasing and price risk strategies to minimize costs and incorporate capacity release and storage into daily and monthly purchase strategies. As agent, CES will purchase natural gas to meet LDCs requirements for retail choice customers.

Nominations and Scheduling: Daily requirement nomination amounts are scheduled . Any retro nominations per LDC requirements are scheduled.  All scheduling is coordinated with suppliers and pipelines.

Settlements and Reports: CES will review and reconcile LDC, pipeline and supply invoices for accuracy and develop customized reports to meet the clients internal needs.

 

GENERATION

CES provides value-added natural gas support services for generation dispatch and large-customer consumption to minimize costs and optimize assets. CES will develop energy purchasing and price-risk strategies to minimize costs. As agent, CES will purchase natural gas from client-approved suppliers to meet generator dispatch and/or large end-use requirements. Required normal and intraday pipeline nominations are performed to coincide with regional grid operators’ generation dispatch and manage any LDC/pipeline imbalances to minimize costs. CES Generation Services customers benefit by close coordination of both gas and power scheduling by the CES Market Operations Center. Pipeline and supply invoices are reviewed and reconciled for accuracy and customized reports are developed to meet client´s internal needs. CES will incorporate asset management strategies such capacity release and any storage assets into daily and monthly purchase strategies and arbitrage opportunities to help offset supply costs. CES will optimize supply, transportation and storage to meet generation dispatch or large commercial/industrial requirements. The 24-hour Market Operations Center insures any gas Operational Flow Orders (OFOs) or emergencies are handled expeditiously, including weekends and holidays and also provides our customers with 24-hour access for operational changes. Coordination with CES Generation Services insures optimization of both fuel utilization and power sales.

Why CES?

  • Optimization of supply, transportation and storage to meet generation dispatch or large commercial/industrial requirements
  • Industry expertise and performance guarantees reduce your overall costs
  • 24-hour Market Operations Center to insure any gas OFOs or emergencies are handled expeditiously, including weekends and holidays
  • Coordination with CES Generation Services insures optimization of both fuel utilization and power sales

Features & Benefits

Energy Purchasing: CES will develop energy purchasing and price risk strategies to minimize costs. As agent, CES will purchase natural gas from client approved suppliers to meet generator dispatch and/or large end use requirements.

Nominations and Scheduling: CES will perform required normal and intraday pipeline nominations to coincide with regional grid operator generation dispatch and manage any LDC/pipeline imbalances to minimize costs. Customers can benefit by close coordination of both gas and power scheduling by the CES Market Operations Center.

Settlements and Reports: CES will review and reconcile pipeline and supply invoices for accuracy and develop customized reports to meet the clients internal needs and, if applicable, in conjunction with CES Generation Services.

Asset Management: CES will incorporate asset management strategies such capacity release and any storage into daily and monthly purchase strategies and arbitrage opportunities to help offset supply costs.