Jun 15, 2015
The electricity industry is abuzz with the question of how to integrate and value distributed energy resources (DERs). We used to have separate dialogues about solar, demand response, batteries,...
Jun 15, 2015
Diana Husmann
Did you know that small businesses are responsible for 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s? [1] They also spent $130 billion on energy in 2011. [2] Since these fun facts help...
May 15, 2015
How can we build an economic framework to support sustainable integration of these new technologies? Rapid change is occurring in the electricity industry, due in part to robustly expanding...
Mar 16, 2015
Nexant Product Marketing
Streamlining how utilities conduct energy assessments is valuable in itself, but the often overlooked yet extremely valuable piece of an energy assessment is actually the data collected during the...
Feb 23, 2015
Stephanie Taboada
Much of the world’s natural gas is classified as “stranded,” meaning it is located in a remote area, far from existing pipeline infrastructure. The volumes often are too small to make constructing a...
Jan 29, 2015
Dylan Matthews
Have you ever found yourself joining a gym only to find you’re clueless about how all that fancy equipment works? Or maybe after you’ve become a gym member, you’re not seeing results because you’re...
Jan 21, 2015
Justin S. Miller
In the Official Gazette of December 19, 2014, Mexico’s Secretary of Energy, Pedro Joaquin Caldwell, issued the Transition Strategy to Promote the Use of Cleaner Technologies and Fuels (“Transition...
Oct 20, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
The “buzz” around customer engagement has taken priority lately with municipal utilities tailoring their services to provide a better customer experience, by encouraging collaborative engagement through their energy efficiency and DSM programs. Maintaining a successful customer-centric business strategy to support DSM/EE initiatives is the most controlling and contributing factor to a changing perception around utility DSM program management and customer engagement. How does your municipal utility design and deliver energy efficiency programs from a customer-focused mindset, to provide a remarkable customer experience?
Dec 7, 2014
Diana Husmann
“I’m afraid to trust trade allies to represent my program…” We’ve frequently heard this sentiment from our utility clients. Instead of shying away, utilities have a real opportunity to build and leverage this network as a valuable resource.
Nov 25, 2014
Across the US, the historic relationship between GDP and electricity demand growth is projected to drastically change. At the same time, utilities’ average capital and operational and maintenance (O...