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A Technology-Enabled Approach to Improving a Longstanding Small Business Program
Jun 29, 2020
Jim Giordano, MBA, CEM, CDSM
Nathan Meissner
Small businesses represent a large portion of a utility’s customer base. Nationally, small businesses spend more than $60 Billion/year on energy (Source: ENERGYSTAR ). Yet, despite the fact that...
Electrochemical Energy Storage – A Key Renewable Power Enabler
Jun 21, 2020
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Adam Chan
Electrochemical Energy Storage – Major Capacity Additions Current large-scale electrochemical energy storage (EES) is based on battery technologies that are modular in design and allow for a wide...
We’re All In This Together: COVID-19 Nexant Life
Jun 15, 2020
Lynn Belken
The past months have proven that the coronavirus stay-at-home orders haven’t canceled our spirit of fun at Nexant. From Trivia Night to Pie Deliveries to Fitness Bingo, we have found many ways to...
covid-19 energy efficiency programs
Jun 12, 2020
Greg Stiles
Coronavirus has had some major impacts in the energy efficiency industry. The infographic below shows some of what we have seen in our work at Nexant. For more information, please visit our COVID-19...
COVID-19: Manufacturing Strategy Needs to Change to Ensure Security of Supply
Jun 4, 2020
Daniel Saxton
The start of 2020 and what was to be a decade of hope and change for the world has become one of pain and confusion due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One area that has been under scrutiny has been the...
Major Sustainability Impact via Renewable Power
May 17, 2020
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Paradigm Shift in Real Time Globally, there is increased interest and investment in sustainable forms of energy via commercialized renewable power technologies such as solar (thermal and...
The Impact of the COVID-19 Virus on the LNG Business
May 13, 2020
Tony Regan
The COVID-19 outbreak has put huge unprecedented stress on society and economies. Its impact will be severe and, whilst its duration is uncertain, it is too early to assess what the outcomes will be...
Nexant’s List of Top Energy-related Learning Resources for Kids
May 4, 2020
Katy McSurdy
Lynn Belken
It seems like everyone is trying to find ways to keep kids busy while we are following social distancing and stay at home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many sites out there offering...
Grid Operations and Resilience
Apr 26, 2020
Roger Treinen
Herminio Pinto
Sundar Venkataraman
The system operators who run the control centers in electric utilities are responsible for managing the security of the power system and coordinating the electricity supply to meet the demand. These...
The Quest for Energy Efficiency in Controlled Environment Agriculture
Apr 20, 2020
Jim Giordano, MBA, CEM, CDSM
During the last week of February, before the Coronavirus pandemic had hit full stride, and before business travel and large group gatherings had come to a halt, I had the opportunity to attend the...