Blog

May 16, 2017
Pat Sonti
The U.S. energy industry has undergone a major transformation over the last 10 years with advances in technology that have led to a substantial increase in shale-based gas and gas liquids production...
May 5, 2017
Pat Sonti
Marios Hatzikyriakou
Over the last decade, solar (especially photovoltaics or PV) and wind energy have attracted substantial investment, via private equity, debt and grants, for enabling rapid deployment of these...
Apr 10, 2017
Kelly Mulder
At the recent Midwest Solutions Conference hosted by MEEA in Chicago, I had the opportunity to moderate a dynamic panel of utility marketing experts. The topic drew an attentive crowd interested in...
Mar 6, 2017
LeAndra MacDonald
At the recent Association of Energy Services Professional (AESP) National Conference in Orlando, I moderated a well-attended session on how demand side management (DSM) can provide the springboard...
Sep 29, 2016
Marisabel Dolan
Phosphate rock is the only significant commercial source of the element phosphorus. It consists of the calcium phosphate mineral apatite together with quartz, calcite, dolomite, clay, and iron oxide...
May 8, 2016
LeAndra MacDonald
Here at Nexant, one of the hot topics on our minds is the rise of behavioral programs at utilities. Here’s a sneak peak of the infographic we’re showcasing at AESP. How will implementers and...
Jan 25, 2016
Michael Sullivan
How often do you change the oil in your car? Why not more frequently or less frequently? Most of us don’t give this question a lot of thought – we just follow the recommendations of the vehicle...
Nov 19, 2015
Michael Alexander
The recently announced merger between the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) is welcome news for the electric industry and consumers...
Aug 18, 2015
Nexant
Utilities are transforming how they approach customer engagement in order to build relationships with their customers and in turn increase customer satisfaction by providing positive experiences as...
Aug 6, 2015
Diana Husmann
This week, I was lucky enough to attend ACEEE’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry in Buffalo, NY. Aside from trying the buffalo wings, my main goal at the conference was to learn more...