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Here’s how Data Center Operators and Industry Best Practices can help Prepare for Tomorrow

Here’s how Data Center Operators and Industry Best Practices can help Prepare for Tomorrow

Welcome to this installment of my series on Data Centers (DC), what they are, how they function, the opportunities for energy efficiency (EE) and the challenges found in their operation related to changing standards and growing demand. How can uti ...

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Confronting challenges head on - my takeaways from the DLC Stakeholder Meeting

We live in fascinating times, where nothing feels static and everything feels open to change. The dynamic nature of digitalization is opening a universe of new possibilities, not for any one industry but for society at large. The driving force behind ...

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The Threat of Cybercrime

I recently read an article that stated “During the next five years, cybercrime might become the greatest threat to every person, place and thing in the world.” This got me thinking, is this a “Chicken Little” statement or a call to action for ...

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How Blockchain and Cryptocurrency boost Internet of Electricity

How Blockchain and Cryptocurrency boost Internet of Electricity

The vision of an internet of electricity (read my previous article) is becoming a lot more real with the growing understanding and adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Just to set the scene: “In my mind we will move towards a ...

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UK to become world leader in battery technology – here’s how we can help you on this exciting journey!

We find the recent announcement by the Business Secretary to establish the United Kingdom as a world leader in battery technology highly encouraging! By launching the “Faraday Challenge,” the UK government will as part of its Industry Strategy in ...

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UK windiness 2017: First semester lower than long-term expectations – what are the impacts for you?

UK windiness 2017: First semester lower than long-term expectations – what are the impacts for you?

Monitoring, recording and interpreting wind speed trends can be extremely valuable to wind farm investors, owners and operators, enabling project performance to be assessed and evaluated. But what do the 2017 first semester results mean for you? 2 ...

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Bringing energy efficiency to the people

Bringing energy efficiency to the people

On a recent Saturday morning in April, I found myself out bright and early at Pier 28 in the Embarcadero in San Francisco. I was there with my DNV GL colleagues, Brad Hoover and Jared Carpenter, and with around a dozen others from various organizatio ...

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The Pitfalls of LED Linear Tubes and Smart Lighting Systems

The Pitfalls of LED Linear Tubes and Smart Lighting Systems

At first glance, retrofitting an existing fluorescent fixture with an LED Linear tube seems like an appealing option. You achieve some of the energy savings associated with LEDs without having to purchase and install a new fixture. The popularity be ...

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Will Robots Take My Job?

With the IEPEC 2017 conference coming soon in August, evaluation as a concept has been on my mind a lot. Like a stereotypical millennial I’ve been nibbling avocado toast and feeling a little existential … wondering if there’s still a need for e ...

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Industroyer and Industrial Control Systems

One June 14th the news of a new Cyber Threat made the news and set the Internet a buzz with warnings of gloom and doom.  The name of this new threat is Industroyer or Crash Override.  Funny piece of trivia here, in the movie Hackers that came out i ...

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