This curriculum module on Energy Buying Options in Deregulated Markets covers the opportunities to shop for traditionally regulated energy commodities to save money. Resources provide a brief history of the market and the do’s and don’ts of shopping for energy in deregulated markets.
Link to all of the Northeast Farm Energy IQ Curriculum, developed by Extension specialists from Penn State, Rutgers and University of Vermont.
This is part of the Smart Energy Buying and Use Curriculum Series: Modifying Energy Buying Habits | Buying Energy in a Time Differentiated Market | Energy Buying Options in Deregulated Markets
This module includes:
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – Module Overview.pdf – instructions for presentations to Ag Service Providers (ASP) and Farmers
- Energy Buying Dereg Mkts – ASP Presentation.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – ASP Presentation Outline.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Mkts – ASP Handouts.pdf
Video of ASP Presentation – Buying Options in Deregulated Market – Gary Musgrave; by Rutgers CPE Media Productions
- Energy Buying Dereg Mkts – Farmer Presentation.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – Farmer Presentation Outline.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Mkts – Farmer Handouts.pdf
- Educational Materials for educators, service providers, and farmers:
- Deregulation of Electricity Generation in Pennsylvania – 2009 Update; Part 2. Shopping for an Electric Generation Supplier – Penn State Fact Sheet
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – Case Study.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – Activity.pdf
- Energy Buying Dereg Markets – Activity Solution.pdf
- Gas company rate summary.pdf
Module Author: Gary Musgrave, is an Extension Intern for Penn State Extension Renewable Energy and Conservation Programming, specializes in energy markets, and brings over 30 years of experience in the Electrical Utility Industry.
If you wish to adapt these curriculum materials for your own educational purposes, please contact the Module Author for permission and files: