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Energy Savings Calculators
Oct 3, 2018
Katy McSurdy
By Ilina Talwar and Katy McSurdy At Nexant, we’re celebrating Energy Efficiency Day 2018 on October 5th! Check out this campaign hashtag, #EEDAY2018 , and on our social media channels: @...
Commercial Building Energy Efficiency
Oct 1, 2018
James Monsen
Ashley Bigler
There’s something we want to yell from the rooftops, though it might sound too good to be true: advanced rooftop controls can save commercial buildings 30% to 60% of their energy consumption (ASHRAE...
Lithium Hydroxide Investment and Energy Storage
Sep 23, 2018
Daniel Saxton
Background: The lithium industry and batteries The electric vehicle revolution is a game-changer and one of the major trends affecting the mineral and energy industries. Enigmatic elements such as...
Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy India State EE Index
Sep 18, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
As a part of its climate change commitment, India has pledged to reduce its carbon intensity by nearly 33-35% by 2030 from 2005 level. Meeting this target requires India adopt more renewable energy...
LiMA Process for Methyl Methacrylate
Sep 10, 2018
Richard Platt
There are several production routes to Methyl methacrylate (MMA). The ACH route dominates supply in most regions, yet the C 4 route accounts for about half the capacity in Asia. BASF and Lucite...
US ACN exports to China potentially threatened
Sep 6, 2018
Kami Tang Pack
Trump’s trade war with China could put US acrylonitrile exports at risk, benefiting European producers (INEOS and AnQore) and other Asian producers in the short-term. Simmering trade tensions between...
value chain of carbon storage and capture
Aug 29, 2018
Ronald F. Cascone
Carbon dioxide, or CO 2, which is the primary greenhouse gas (GHG) known to be causing climate change, is commonly called “carbon.” The other GHGs in the “basket” set in the Kyoto protocol are...
renewable energy microgrid planning projects in Myanmar
Aug 22, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Myanmar, formally known as Burma, recently emerged out of nearly six decades of economic stagnation and isolation and its energy sector is starving for exponential growth. The country is well-endowed...
ienergy software user experience and customer satisfaction for utilities
Aug 19, 2018
Katy McSurdy
Software that helps businesses run more efficiently is often held to high standards for agility, flexibility, usability, and reliability. Meeting those standards is challenging for any company, but...
Aug 7, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Energy plays a critical role in the global economy. From transportation to communication to entertainment, one can barely think of any goods and services that do not consume energy in some form or...