Blog

Jul 5, 2017
Brian Albert, PE
Fundamentals of Strategic Energy Management (SEM) The concept has been around for a few years, but now that building automation, monitoring and energy management processes are more affordable and...
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...
Jun 29, 2016
For the first time ever, the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid will be presented by The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) in Washington, D.C. after having merged with...
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...
Apr 17, 2016
Nexant Product Marketing
The utility industry is undergoing rapid change and disruption. The “traditional” utility model of customer service being simply turning on service and sending monthly bills is becoming a thing of...
Nov 19, 2015
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...