Recurring Revenue Business Models Work

The use of recurring revenue strategies can enhance the valuation of any company by improving the predictability of organic revenue growth and improving EBITDA by using best practices and repeatable solutions to reduce the cost of goods sold.  Whether the firm is building products or providing consulting or other services leveraging that intellectual property creation Read more about Recurring Revenue Business Models Work[…]

Smart Grid Food Fight in Illinois

Smart Grid Chicago Style is a lot like roller derby of old—lots of elbows and an occasional bloody nose, but never a dull sport. There is a smart grid ‘roller derby’ battle underway in Illinois today.  The battle is not whether smart grid and its smart meters are a smart idea but rather who should Read more about Smart Grid Food Fight in Illinois[…]

DR Auctions Squeezing Margins

Demand response has proven to be a very cost effective strategy for both energy resource suppliers and customers.  Strategies to encourage demand response have given rise to specialists targeting commercial and industrial customers.  These specialists include well known players like EnerNOC, Comverge and C-Power.  The business model for these firms is to provide their energy Read more about DR Auctions Squeezing Margins[…]