In municipal energy procurement, decision-makers often grapple with a key dilemma: focus on the lowest rate or the lowest overall cost?
This choice shapes the municipality’s energy strategy on multiple levels. Carol Anne Watts, Senior Director of Sales and Sales Operations, explores these options, discussing the risks and advantages in each. While the rate approach may overlook contractual risks in a fluctuating market, the cost approach considers broader factors, including environmental initiatives. The energy market’s evolution hints at a shift from rate-focused to cost-conscious strategies.
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