Jérôme Faissat, co-founder, Andersen Look back ten or even five years and although there was an acceptance that EVs may one day become mainstream, few predicted a rapid rise. In 2010, only around 100 EVs were sold in the US,...
Having worked some 20 years in energy management, the basic principles have remained the same, what I call the 3 ‘Ms’ - Monitor, Manage, Mitigate – and in that specific order; if you cannot do the first, then the...
The company’s UBESS (Universal Battery Energy Storage) systems have been deployed by UPS at its Camden depot. With the power demand from charging electric vehicles too great for the already buckling London power grid, Danny Jones, Founder and CEO of...

The evolution of the smart grid

Japan faces a unique power delivery challenge because of its two entirely incompatible power grids. The odd system is a legacy from the 19th Century, when local providers In Osaka used 60Hz generators, while German equipment purchased in Tokyo...
After more than a year of build-up, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. But the real journey for the housing sector is only just beginning as Daniela Flores, in-house counsel and GDPR Office at...

Energy Manager or Soothsayer?

The modern energy manager has to have a wide range of highly developed skills; they need to be numerate both to handle the financial elements and the vast amount of consumption data they can now have available from advanced...
By John Langley-Davis, Strategic Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Before the century is through, the energy world as we know it will cease to exist. Spurred on by massive and widespread electrification programmes in the developing world, humanity’s hunger for...
Tim Hipperson, Director at Business Energy Claims Energy brokers are there to help businesses search the often confusing and crowded energy supply market to find business energy contracts from suppliers on behalf of the customer. However, a lack of regulation by...
By Phil Ivers, head of customer optimisation at Gazprom Energy Independent supplier growth, key market mergers and acquisitions, and an end to ‘sleeping’ customers on standard variable tariffs; there’s definitely change afoot in the UK energy market. This evolving market has...

A date in the diary

A Building Energy Management System (BEMS) must be given attention throughout the year in order to maximise its potential. Daniel Taylor, National Operations Leader at Trend Control Systems, explains why a 24/7/365 approach to BEMS optimisation can ensure optimum...