How Cold Temperatures Impact Power Plants

When the temperatures drop 29 degrees Fahrenheit within a 12-hour period, you can guess that power plants in those regions are working overtime and burning fuel to keep the electricity on. During the cold snap that occurred over the Christmas holiday, the largest US grid operator saw almost a quarter of power plants shut down.  […]

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Winter is coming…or not?

Generally, by this time each year, we typically have prepared for at least one hearty snowfall, however this year we are experiencing a milder winter so far.  Based on the 8–14-day temperature outlook map, provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), we can expect to see changes shortly. Our Heating Degree Days have […]

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Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet this Winter.

Is your fleet ready? If your diesel fuel is stored in an above ground tank outside and not being turned, Guttman Energy is your defense against cold-related equipment issues. With our winter fuel additives, you avoid costly and time-consuming winter-related disruptions, keeping your fleet running. Get ready with our Winter Optimization Program Avoid any winter-related […]

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The Energy Crisis is Looming

Winter is coming and we may be facing our worst energy crisis in our lifetime.Is your business ready? • The Nord Stream 1 pipeline remains shut off.• European natural gas prices are about 10 times more than US natural gas prices.• Can you imagine your current energy bill being 10 times more expensive than it […]

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Be Prepared for Peak Hurricane Season?

For much of this year, the refined fuel market has been extremely tight because of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. With prices topping out in June, we’ve been on a steady decline since then, but refineries continue to be at max capacity. Just this morning, the Department of Energy (DOE) released data that U.S. refineries […]

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Roadcheck 2022: Truck Wheel Ends

Is your fleet ready for the 72-hour enforcement event set to take place May 17th through May 19th?  This is a high-visibility, high-volume commercial motor vehicle inspection and enforcement initiative that occurs annually throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  Each year there is a specific focus during the inspection and this year the focus […]

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Winter Driving Season Forecast: Delays Likely

Each year, as we prepare for the winter driving season, it is typical that we warn our customers delays are likely to occur.  We often suggest wider timeframes, flexibility on delivery dates, and ordering in advance if a winter storm is being predicted.  While companies and drivers can prepare for the winter by getting their […]

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Do Your Part! #BeCyberSmart

Tomorrow marks the start of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a topic that is very important to our company as it should be for all.  There is no better time than now to make sure your company’s hardware and software is protected, as well as your own.  Companies and individuals need to be aware that serious […]

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Heat Waves Across the Country

Summer is here and so are hotter temperatures. What comes with these hotter temperatures? Constant use of air conditioners and fans which can only equate to one thing, higher power demand.  Demand is forecasted by the Texas power grid operator to reach its highest this year as we move further into next week and temperatures […]

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