Blog

Jul 17, 2017
Alana Lemarchand
In the first year of rebranding the “ADS National Town Meeting” as “SEPA Grid Evolution Summit,” I’ve been thinking about how much this title reflects the changes in our industry. It has been two...
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...
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...
Jan 10, 2017
One of the perks of being a member of DistribuTECH’s Advisory Committee is selecting innovative topics for discussion and debate at the 2017 Breakfast Roundtables on February 1. I picked “Distributed...
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...
Jun 15, 2015
Josh Bode
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,...
Feb 24, 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 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...