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Grid energy storage
Jun 12, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Renewables are challenging and changing grid design and management With the increased emphasis on mitigating the ongoing effects of global climate change, various stakeholders are sharpening the...
Adhesives and Sealants
Jun 7, 2019
Marios Hatzikyriakou, P.E.
As product cycles compress and competitive pressures increase, adhesive & sealant companies must innovate in order to grow. Innovation depends on a combination of initiatives in people and...
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...
liquid natural gas as transition for renewables
May 21, 2019
Stephen B Harrison
A critical milestone has been reached recently as the Swiss-based international energy trading company Axpo and the German LNG Terminal GmbH signed a Heads of Agreement for a long-term capacity...
EE beyond saving energy and money
May 8, 2019
Richard Beadle
Many people know LEDs are great because they use much less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs and will save them money on their energy bill. Maybe they also know saving energy will reduce...
challenges for pigment production
Apr 30, 2019
Kami Tang Pack
The pigments industry is seeing another brush of restructuring---Clariant and BASF have both announced that they are divesting their pigments businesses this year. When thinking about the best...
decorative coatings wind turbines
Apr 28, 2019
Richard Platt
In light of expected Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity in the resins sector and to help untangle these value chains, Nexant has developed an informative flow diagram. The resins industry...
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...
LAO supply and demand
Apr 21, 2019
Wonsoo Byun
A New Wave of Full Range LAO Production Globally, the last time a new full range linear alpha olefin (LAO) plant started up was almost a decade ago in 2010, when Q-Chem II began operations in Qatar...
utility customer experience
Apr 18, 2019
Sujay Hajra
Mukul Kundu
“The utility industry has begun to fully understand the importance of customer satisfaction over the past several years, and now many have dedicated leaders and teams focused on improving the...