|Do we know the relative proportion of energy costs to overall direct or indirect costs?|
|How will energy price volatility or supply disruptions impact our customers and suppliers—and their customers and suppliers?|
|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?
|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?
|Have we considered the potential impact of future deregulation or re-regulation of energy markets?|
|What is the best way for us to assess rate of return on energy conservation investments in an unpredictable price and regulatory environment?|