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The Search for New Energy Market Consultant Leadership

The energy industry has been turned on its head by the impacts of the recession, global energy competition, and new regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expand renewable energy, and make the power grid smarter. The insatiable energy demand from emerging economies is driving technology change making the oil patch more digital and accessible through Read more about The Search for New Energy Market Consultant Leadership[…]

National Demand Response Action Plan Message to Customers: You Win!

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) required US DOE and FERC to prepare a National Action Plan on Demand Response and tell Congress what it would take and by whom to achieve the potential of demand response.  On July 11, 2011 the agencies delivered their report.  The report was more a retrospective Read more about National Demand Response Action Plan Message to Customers: You Win![…]

Smart Grid, ABB and the Ventyx Acquisition

The May 10th announcement that ABB was acquiring Ventyx in a $1 billion deal was one of those “sucking sound” moments as competing companies and their CEOs took a deep breath and began to worry.  Much of what has been written in the trade press since the announcement has focused on the reasons ABB made Read more about Smart Grid, ABB and the Ventyx Acquisition[…]