Apr 17, 2014
Justin S. Miller
Latin America has become a magnet for renewable energy investment. Nexant asks why…
Apr 2, 2014
Justin S. Miller
We explore possible implications of energy reform for the power sector and renewable energy development in Mexico, in addition to the importance of the energy reforms in coming secondary legislation.
Mar 26, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
The phrase “move the needle” may be considered rather annoying business jargon by some, but when it comes to utility demand side management (DSM) customer engagement the need to do so seems fitting,...
Mar 25, 2014
Jim Giordano, MBA, CEM, CDSM
Read the article to learn why "best practice" is not always the most successful route for DSM program design.
Mar 24, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
Key takeaways from the 2014 WEI Spring Symposium
Mar 18, 2014
Recently a number of media outlets in our industry have been talking about the “utility death spiral.” The timing of the death spiral idea is interesting, and we currently have four trends that are coming together in active play.
Mar 5, 2014
Noreen Howat
As a proud sponsor of World Bio Markets Conference, Nexant delegates shared some key takeaways and observed industry trends from the 2014 event.
Feb 9, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
Once deployed, smart meters can send out ‘last gasp signal’, which is an automatic message to the utility indicating that consumer residence has run into a power outage, on the immediate occurrence of such an event. Utilities can use the last-gasp data to analyze the outage event. This will enable faster crew deployment for outage restoration activities
Feb 17, 2014
Sam Mueller
The small business sector has been a hotly debated topic when it comes to utilities looking for ways to meet increasingly aggressive demand side management and energy efficiency goals.
Feb 12, 2014
Eric Bober
Ethane from natural gas has become the feedstock of choice for ethylene in the U.S., displacing C5+ liquids. High margins have inspired six firms, including ExxonMobil and Chevron, to consider building crackers -- with a total 7.7 million tons of capacity. That would constitute a cracker explosion