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The following questions can help you assess the impact of energy market risks on your company:
Image: Checked box   Do we know the relative proportion of energy costs to overall direct or indirect costs?
     
Image: Checked box   How will energy price volatility or supply disruptions impact our customers and suppliers—and their customers and suppliers?
     
Image: Checked box   Have we evaluated whether increases in energy prices can be passed on through increases in the selling price of our products, and if so, how quickly?
 
     
Image: Checked box   Do we understand the potential impact of future carbon emissions reduction policy (for example, carbon tax and/or emissions caps) on our company’s operations, energy supplies,
cost structure, or market for our products?
     
Image: Checked box   Have we considered the potential impact of future deregulation or re-regulation of energy markets?
     
Image: Checked box   What is the best way for us to assess rate of return on energy conservation investments in an unpredictable price and regulatory environment?