Event Details


Gain the actionable insights you need to keep your energy strategy ahead of market and regulatory changes. Following this presentation, take the opportunity to ask our energy professionals your questions.

Topics covered in this quarterly webinar include:

  • A current and forward look at the natural gas and electric markets
  • A discussion about market trends
  • A preliminary winter weather forecast and discussion on how the upcoming season could affect your energy prices
  • A conversation on customer strategies as winter approaches



Tim Bigler
Senior Market Strategist

Tim has more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas, electric and oil markets. His current role is Senior Market Strategist on our Natural Gas Operations team, and he is the author of most customer market update materials.


Jon deJong
Meteorologist & Commercial Forecasting Analyst

Interested in weather his whole life, Jon deJong received a B.S. in Meteorology from St Cloud State University in 2003, with a focus on winter weather. Before moving to Direct Energy, he held an integral role as an Energy Meteorologist and Weather Data Performance Manager for DTN. From there, eager to expand his horizons, in 2014 he moved into the oil and gas industry as a Natural Gas Trading Floor Meteorologist for Iberdrola. Jon has recently moved back into weather as the Lead Meteorologist for Direct Energy, after a small break in Retail Pricing and Commercial Load Forecasting.


Hans Rottmann
Regional Manager, Strategic Sales Origination
Hans has over 26 years of experience in the wholesale and retail energy markets. His current role focuses on energy procurement and developing tools that could assist the Direct Energy gas and electric customers. Prior to this role Hans lead the Market Intelligence Team and implemented energy procurement strategies.