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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...
MIchael Sullivan Leadership
Apr 16, 2020
Josh Schellenberg
This blog post was originally published on LinkedIn and was adapted from the final paper for my leadership course in the Executive MBA program at The Wharton School. Dr. Michael Sullivan is an...
How to Conduct Your Own Mini Home Energy Audit
Apr 15, 2020
Rob Hanson
Lynn Belken
With shelter in place orders in many states across the country, many are now setting up home office spaces and temporary school work stations for their children. With more people at home and inside...
Six Ways Food Service Businesses Can Save Energy
Apr 6, 2020
Lynn Belken
Many business owners experience high monthly electricity and utility bills. But did you know that commercial kitchens use more energy per square foot than other commercial buildings like offices or...
Customer Care and Business Processing at Nexant
Mar 30, 2020
Katy McSurdy
Lynn Belken
Many people dread having to call a customer service number. Thoughts of long wait times, endless phone trees, and random hang-ups fill their mind. They feel lucky if they get to talk to someone...
Detergent Alcohols – Examining the Technological, Economic and Business Aspects of this Industry Sector
Mar 22, 2020
Marcos Nogueira César
Detergent alcohols are long-chain alcohols containing between 12 and 18 carbon atoms produced commercially from both synthetic (mainly olefins) and natural feedstocks (primarily palm kernel oil)...
Celebrate Women’s History Month: Leaders in Energy
Mar 16, 2020
Lynn Belken
I can vividly remember attending my first national energy efficiency conference early on in my career. I was so excited to be present at the event and accept a national award on behalf of my company...
Nexant’s 20-Day Challenge - Kick Single-use Plastics!
Mar 4, 2020
Katy McSurdy
Let’s think big picture for a second. Plastics have saved many lives through devices like pacemakers, incubators, helmets, seat belts---far too many things to name. It’s also been essential in safe...