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May 2024 Energy News

May 8, 2024
As we approach the official start of summer, continued production cuts have boosted Henry Hub natural gas above....
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April 2024 Energy News

April 10, 2024
As heating season ends and the U.S. moves into warmer months, the U.S. has a significant amount of natural gas in storage due to continued low demand.
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Choice Gas Program: What you need to know

April 1, 2024
As we approach spring, it’s that time again for Black Hills Energy residential and commercial customers in western Nebraska and Wyoming to select their natural gas supplier.
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Choice Gas Program: How Does Natural Gas get to my House or Business?

April 1, 2024
We explain how Wyoming and Nebraska Choice Program works and how natural gas gets delivered to you
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Choice Gas Program: What happens if you don’t make a selection?

April 1, 2024
The Choice Program through Black Hills Energy gives you the power to select the best price option for your budget from an approved natural gas supplier. Find out why it is important to make your selection.
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March 2024 Energy News

March 13, 2024
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February 2024 Energy News

February 8, 2024
As we approach the third anniversary of Winter Storm Uri, the U.S. continues to experience......
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January 2024 – Energy News

January 10, 2024
As we begin 2024, warmer-than-normal temperatures are giving way to a potential arctic blast for much of the U.S. The National Weather Service has forecasted a possible polar vortex for the central U.S. extending down to Texas starting this weekend into next week....
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Happy Holidays

December 11, 2023
As the holiday season approaches, the WoodRiver Energy team extends our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones. May your holidays be filled with joy, warmth, and memorable moments.
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December 2023 – Energy News

December 7, 2023
We are finishing the year with record-high storage levels which has continued to put downward pressure on natural gas prices.
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November 2023 – Energy News

November 15, 2023
As we approach the final month of the year, natural gas prices at Henry Hub continue to be significantly lower than last year....
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October 2023 – Energy News

October 11, 2023
As autumn settles in across most of the United States, natural gas prices have surged to their highest point in eight months. This increase is primarily attributed to cooler weather forecasts and the sustained demand for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG).
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IHLA Award Winner

October 2, 2023
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September 2023 - Energy News

September 12, 2023
As temperatures begin to drop, we look ahead to the winter heating season which typically begins next month. Although prices have remained steady throughout this summer...
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August 2023 - Energy News

August 14, 2023
Across the globe, unseasonably warm temperatures are influencing the natural gas market. Continue reading...
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Iowa Hotel & Lodging Association and WoodRiver Energy Launch Sustainability Award, Seek Nominations

July 31, 2023
The Iowa Hotel & Lodging Association is seeking nominations for its first-ever Sustainability Award (Presented by WoodRiver Energy). This award will recognize an Iowa hotel or lodging establishment committed to excellence and leadership in the protection of the environment and the implementation of sustainable practices. Nominated properties must provide examples of how they’re reducing, reusing, and recycling for long-term sustainability and the environment. Self-nominations will be accepted.
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July 2023 - Energy News

July 12, 2023
As higher-than-normal summer temperatures across the country push Americans to turn down their air conditioners, the U.S. is seeing growing demand for natural gas-generated power.
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June 2023 – Energy News

June 13, 2023
As spring showers give way to summer heat, the U.S. is seeing growing demand for natural gas-driven power generation.....
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May 2023 Energy News

May 15, 2023
This year is shaping up to be very different from 2022, with a large amount of natural gas in storage, a decline in natural gas prices, and softening of demand.
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April 2023 – Energy News

April 19, 2023
Warmer-than-normal temperatures have continued to push natural gas prices downward. Click here to learn more about the latest in the U.S. natural gas market.
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March 2023 Energy News

March 8, 2023
As we move into spring, prices are reflecting a warmer-than-normal winter...
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Kansas Schools Program Saves Districts $7 Million in Natural Gas Costs

February 23, 2023
Kansas Schools Program Saves Districts $7 Million in Natural Gas Costs
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February 2023 Energy News 

February 15, 2023
As we enter the second month of 2023, this year is already looking very different from 2022. Click here to learn more about current natural gas markets.
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January 2023 Energy News  

January 11, 2023
As we begin 2023 natural gas prices have fallen. Click here to learn more.
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Happy Holidays

December 22, 2022
Happy Holidays from WoodRiver Energy
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December 2022 Energy News  

December 12, 2022
Warmer than normal weather helps keep demand down for U.S. natural gas. Click here to read our December 2022 Energy Newsletter. 
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Rural Iowa Restaurant Powered by 88+ % Renewable Energy Awarded Inaugural Hospitality Industry Sustainability Award

November 17, 2022
Rural Iowa Restaurant Powered by 88+ % Renewable Energy Awarded Inaugural Hospitality Industry Sustainability Award
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November 2022 Energy News

November 8, 2022
Warmer weather nationally and abroad helps bring down natural gas prices and help build storage for colder weather
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Guaranteed Full Requirements

October 12, 2022
Protect your budget with Guaranteed Full Requirements natural gas pricing from WoodRiver Energy, covering 100% of your usage.
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September 2022 Energy News

September 26, 2022
While geopolitical events have been the primary focus of natural gas markets this year, weather predictions are now front and center as we look ahead to the fall and winter seasons.
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Iowa Restaurant Association Seeking Nominations for New Sustainability & Innovation Award

August 31, 2022
The Iowa Restaurant Association has opened nominations for their first-ever Sustainability & Innovation Award (Presented by WoodRiver Energy).
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August 2022 Energy News

August 9, 2022
Weather Is Unpredictable, Now Is the Time to Plan Ahead. Click here to read our August 2022 energy newsletter.
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Volatility in the Market – What You Need to Know

July 18, 2022
The natural gas market is experiencing volatility worldwide this summer. Learn more about the causes and how it can impact your gas prices.
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July 2022 Energy News

July 6, 2022
Record-high temperatures are driving up demand for natural gas this summer. Click here to read our July 2022 energy newsletter.
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June 2022 Energy News

June 8, 2022
Similar to the markets following Winter Storm Uri in February 2021, the current situation is unprecedented. We’ve never seen this level of volatility and uncertainty of where the markets will go, with several key factors coming into play.
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Missouri School Boards’ Association Awards Contract to WoodRiver Energy

May 23, 2022
The Missouri School Boards’ Association has awarded WoodRiver Energy as its new natural gas supplier. Click here to learn more.
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May 2022 Energy News

May 17, 2022
U.S. natural gas prices have been volatile over the last few months. Click here to learn more about the natural gas market and how WoodRiver’s natural gas programs can help your business.
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Nebraska Association of School Boards Selects WoodRiver Energy for Natural Gas

April 5, 2022
The Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB) has partnered with WoodRiver Energy as its new natural gas supplier for its Nebraska Joint Utility Management Program (NJUMP). Click here to learn more.
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Introducing the New WoodRiver Portal

February 17, 2022
We’ve redesigned our portal to help you manage your account easier from anywhere and from any modern device or browser. Click here to learn more.
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February 2022 Energy News

February 10, 2022
As we approach the one-year anniversary of one of the most volatile events in energy history, Winter Storm Uri, we wanted to inform you of the continued changes that we’re seeing in the natural gas market and how global issues are going to bring new challenges ahead. Click here to learn more.
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WoodRiver Energy Selected to Help Kansas and Missouri Hospitals Protect Their Natural Gas Budget

February 4, 2022
APS announces WoodRiver Energy as new supplier for Kansas and Missouri hospitals. Click here to learn more
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December 2021 Energy News

December 8, 2021
As we draw 2021 to a close, the natural gas market has experienced one of the most volatile years in the last three decades. Click here to read more
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November 2021 Energy News

November 9, 2021
Volatility continues in the U.S. natural gas market in November. Click here to read our full November Newsletter
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Golden Restaurant Awarded the Inaugural Colorado Restaurant Association Sustainability Award

November 1, 2021
As a way of recognizing, promoting, and inspiring local restaurants to implement sustainable practices, the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) is excited to announce Woody’s Wood-Fired Pizza as the first recipient of the CRA’s Sustainability & Innovation Award, presented by WoodRiver Energy.
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Kansas Association of School Boards Partners with WoodRiver Energy for Natural Gas

August 10, 2021
The Kansas Association of School Boards is excited to announce its new partner and marketer of the KASB Energy Management Program, formerly the Kansas Joint Utility Management Pool, WoodRiver Energy
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Was your budget impacted by Winter Storm Uri?

June 28, 2021
When Winter Storm Uri hit the central and southern U.S. in February, it caused one of the largest energy crises our country has faced in recent times. Click here to learn how you can protect your natural gas budget
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A Reflection of Winter Storm Uri with Don Krattenmaker

May 28, 2021
In February, Winter Storm Uri hit the central and southern states, bringing record low temperatures and causing an energy crisis in Texas that was unprecedented. Click here to learn more.
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Actual Data Taking the Guess Work Out of Facility Diagnostics and HVAC Troubleshooting

May 16, 2021
The extreme temperatures of winter and summer can push your HVAC units to the limit. Click here to learn how ConnectedControl can help you diagnose issues at your facility
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Getting Your Sites Ready for Summer Using ConnectedControl

May 12, 2021
Find out how ConnectedControl can help you prepare your electrical equipment for summer heat while preventing unexpected equipment repairs.
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HVAC Health Report – Ensure Your HVAC is Working Properly

May 9, 2021
The extreme temperatures of winter and summer can push your HVAC units to the limit. That’s why making sure that your HVAC equipment is running properly cannot only save you time but also help eliminate costly last-minute repairs
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A Note About Recent Weather-Related Market Conditions

February 17, 2021
In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri hit the central and southern states, bringing record low temperatures and causing an energy crisis in Texas that was unprecedented. Click here to learn more.
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Top 5 Ways Businesses are Wasting Energy

January 12, 2021
‍Energy is one of the largest expenses for commercial businesses, yet many business owners are missing out on simple opportunities to reduce their energy waste and lower these costs.
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Controlling Your Commercial HVAC

January 5, 2021
Businesses waste 60 percent of their energy dollars each year which is a result from inefficient HVAC units and lighting to poorly maintained equipment to ineffective HVAC schedules. 
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