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location-based pricing in energy markets
Jan 21, 2019
Fernando Magnago
Location-based pricing is adopted in many modern bulk power system electricity markets. That is, the pricing for any given grid power injection or withdrawal is biased by its tendency to relieve or...
Holistic electrification strategy
Jan 16, 2019
Brad Simcox
Electrification has been coming up constantly in our industry over the past couple of years. As far as what electrification is—my colleague Jeff Baker recently wrote a great blog on the subject,...
Utility Services
Jan 10, 2019
Lynn Belken
What do companies like Apple, Coke, and Nike all have in common? Successful emotion-based marketing. Meaning, the ability to make you feel. Feel like you’re trendy, close to friends, or athletic;...
Dec 27, 2018
Lynn Belken
Happy New Year! It’s that time of the year when people take time to reflect on what means the most to them. Maybe you will decide that 2019 is the year that you make changes. Maybe you’ll donate your...
Government Services
Dec 10, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Ajit Kulkarni
Kenya, with a population of nearly 48 million, is one of the most developed power sectors in sub-Saharan Africa. The country currently has an installed power generation capacity of 2.35 GW of which...
Interruption Cost Estimate Calculator
Nov 18, 2018
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...
energy efficiency and the holidays
Nov 18, 2018
Lynn Belken
Serving up a side of energy efficiency with your turkey and pumpkin pie is easier than you think. Turn those awkward political conversations into actions with these hosting tips and energy insights...
Building Envelope Energy Code
Nov 8, 2018
Becky Robbins
For the past 3 years, Nexant Program Manager Becky Robbins has worked on behalf of the State of Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development with funding from Rocky Mountain Power, Dominion Energy,...
Energy Vampires and How to Beat Them
Oct 29, 2018
Lynn Belken
As Halloween arrives, watch out for vampires! The average household has around 25 electronic devices plugged in at all times, many of which aren’t used daily. Vampire energy, also known as standby...
Clean Energy Future in New Jersey
Oct 25, 2018
Michael McCarthy
In the world of energy efficiency, a utility’s goals for how much to save and by when are often set by regulators. But some utilities and state leaders go above and beyond. We’re so excited to see...