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Can data analytics replace people in energy efficiency?

Big data and analytics have been buzzwords for quite some time now.  Within the utility space, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) has opened up new opportunities to collect and use energy usage data.  In the past, most utilities only collected ...

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Translating Energy Industry Jargon Into Language We Can Understand

Translating Energy Industry Jargon Into Language We Can Understand

The energy industry is experiencing a revolution. Once considered a realm for engineers and scientists, it is now a place for customers, business owners, environmentally minded people, and the general public to engage and become involved. The industr ...

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Are you prepared for the transformation?

Are you prepared for the transformation?

DNV GL identifies the complex dynamics underway in the industry as the transformation of players (both established and new), energy solutions, and decisive financing. Identities must be redefined. Trends must be acknowledged and evaluated. Will you b ...

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Five trends for Energy Efficiency in 2017

I think everyone will agree that 2016 was a year full of surprises and many people are looking forward to putting it behind us.  However, 2016 was a good year for energy efficiency.  There were major legislative initiatives, industry mergers, and m ...

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How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

More than ever, utilities and regulators around the world understand the need to better understand electricity and water demand patterns. Demand for both is soaring in most parts of the world and many systems face challenges in meeting that demand, e ...

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What’s lurking in your closet?

What’s lurking in your closet?

When most people think of closets, they think of a room full of clothes and shoes – or brooms and dust bunnies. But in the world of data, clouds, and IT, a “closet” is a miniature server center: a room that houses working data processing and ...

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Perfect Strangers: Evaluators Working with Implementers

Perfect Strangers: Evaluators Working with Implementers

The Problem The implementers of energy efficiency programs and the people who evaluate these programs are frequently at odds. Too often these relationships are fraught with distrust and disappointment. One common reason is that evaluators are ofte ...

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The Trajectory to Net Zero Energy Buildings through Utility-Enhanced Energy Efficiency

In January 2008 the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) published its ASHRAE Vision 2020: Providing tools by 2020 that enable the building community to produce market-viable NZEBs (Net Zero Energy Build ...

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Going home, part 6: The Future Role of Utilities in Home Energy Management Systems

Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), and home automation more broadly, have the potential to transform how energy services are delivered and which energy services matter most. Energy service could stop being valued as a commodity that utilities sup ...

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How the drive for higher JD Power scores can hurt energy efficiency

Background on JD Power Score The trend for the past several years across the utility sector is a drive to increase JD Power scores.  As a result, national scores have increased and are now at their highest rating in eight years.  Most of this in ...

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