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Market analysis of polymers and plastic recycling
Jul 8, 2019
David Lines
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) polymer producers will face major reductions in Western European market demand, due to up to 28% penetration of recycled material on virgin polymer sales by 2035...
battery energy storage systems
Jul 2, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Introduction There is an ever-growing focus from various stakeholders on the decarbonization of the energy value and supply chain. The primary pathway is through the rapid development and deployment...
Nexant iEnergy User Consortium in Orlando, Florida
May 29, 2019
Adam Perry
A Hole in One! The best way to describe how comprehensive Nexant’s iEnergy software is, is that it’s truly one platform for every customer program, or if you are at Top Golf, you would say “it’s a...
Nexant User Consortium Orlando
Apr 23, 2019
Lynn Belken
Nexant’s User Consortium is just around the corner, May 1-3 at the Marriott Orlando Downtown. While the event itself will be an excellent experience, sometimes the travel associated with a conference...
hydrogen decarbonized fuel
Apr 14, 2019
Stephen B Harrison
The use of hydrogen as an energy source commenced 227 years ago when William Murdoch lit his house and office in Redruth, Cornwall from town gas---a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon...
Grid consulting, DR rate design, DER Locational Value
Mar 12, 2019
Jim Giordano, MBA, CEM, CDSM
I’d like to pose this question to you: “Is the value of a kW reduced (or a kWh saved) on Distribution feeder A, the same as its value on Distribution feeder B, or Distribution feeder C?” In many of...
changes in heat pumps
Feb 7, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Why We Need Heat Pumps The NJ Global Warming Response Act (GWRA) , which was passed in 2007, has a target requiring New Jersey to reduce GHG emissions by 80 percent from 2006 levels by 2050 . This...
Chemical Company CRT
Jan 13, 2019
Sadara Chemical Company ( Sadara ) today achieved another significant milestone, having safely completed the Creditors Reliability Test (CRT), a rigorous effort designed to demonstrate the...
Interruption Cost Estimate Calculator
Nov 18, 2018
Myles Collins
Electric utilities face the challenge today of meeting our nation’s growing demand for reliable electricity while overcoming the problems posed by an aging grid and addressing the vulnerabilities of...
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...