energy procurement Articles

  • Energy procurement case study

    Resource Energy was engaged by a major property owner to design an energy supply product that met the unique energy profile of a group of more than a dozen large enclosed regional malls. The customer was seeking to implement a strategy to minimize and control the risk of rising energy prices, while at the same time providing a high degree of budget certainty for itself and its several hundred ...


    By Resource Energy Systems

  • Power procurement and the bioenergy call

    Martin Kincade said the purpose of BC Hydro, a government-owned company, is “to provide reliable power, at low cost, for generations.” Ninety percent of the power produced and consumed in B.C. is renewable, and energy rates in B.C. are among the lowest in North America. To close the gap between future needs and current supply, BC Hydro needs to “buy more.” Kincade outlined BC Hydro’s acquisition ...

  • Energy procurement brings smiles to dental college

    The Situation University that had previously been part of a State procurement chose to venture out alone and needed to procure quickly World Energy Action World Energy’s unique understanding of state procurement regulations combined with our market expertise allowed us to move quickly and competently ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • Time to de-risk your flexible energy procurement strategy

    Ten-year high power prices last week  (12-16 September)  caused by tight supply margins illustrate the imperative of de-risking your flexible energy procurement strategy. Towards the end of a turbulent week, prices on the day-ahead over-the-counter market ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Reverse auction addresses procurement challenges for utilities

    For utilities, energy procurement isn’t just about cost. Regulatory mandates for fair and open competition and for increased levels of transparency in the operation, documentation and reporting of financial conditions make buying energy considerably more complicated. Read our “Reverse Auction Addresses Procurement Challenges for Utilities” White Paper to learn how the World ...


    By World Energy Solutions, Inc.

  • ENER-G Procurement Ltd select eSight for their online energy management service

    ENER-G Procurement Limited is a leading energy broker providing a comprehensive range of solutions to cost-effectively buy and manage energy, including independent energy and water consultancy, metering and data management, bureau services and energy efficient technologies. They have a broad client base & work with an impressive array of high street & blue chip organisations across the ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Case study - Procurement and installation of a Biogas desulphurization unit at the Chania WWTP

    A proposal based on Bioconservacion’s technology was selected as the winning bid in the public tender released in 2015, covering the design, procurement and construction of a biogas desulfurizing unit to be installed in the waste water treatment plant in Chania, Greece. With a population over 100,000, Chania is the second largest municipality in the Greek island of Crete. Its waste water ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • What!! - No energy manager?

    Though energy prices seem to be subsiding, the fact is that energy costs will be rising – soon and especially in Pennsylvania when electric rate caps begin to expire at the end of this year.Most large commercial and industrial firms are preparing. They typically employ energy management personnel that focus on reducing energy usage by procuring energy at the best rates, apply for low-cost loans, ...

  • Waste to Energy Analysis

    The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter Streinik, Head of Business Unit Waste at UNTHA. There can be no disputing that alternative fuel production is being increasingly acknowledged as a valuable part of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Woody Biomass as renewable energy source

    In-depth analysis in Minnesota assesses the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of regional biomass generated electricity projects that tap into local feedstocks. The Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) in Minneapolis, Minnesota undertook a multiphase research project to create a framework that communities and legislators can use to determine the feasibility of biomass-generated electricity in ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Renewable energy and the green economy: Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009

    Ontario's Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (the 'Act') received Royal Assent on May 14, 2009. The Act's aim is to foster the growth of renewable energy projects, promote a green economy and energy conservation and to encourage the efficient use of energy. Its scope equals its intended impact on Ontario's energy sector: both are substantial. To realize its objects, the Act creates the ...


    By McMillan LLP

  • Is marine energy about to go mainstream?

    Why the costs of wave and tidal power could soon plummet - viewpoint from Dr Stephen Wyatt, Head of Technology Acceleration, Carbon Trust As the marine industry gathers in London for its annual get together one thing is clear; the sector is growing up fast.  So fast that it looks like it will soon be defying its critics and getting its feet seriously wet after many years of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • How to ‘green’ your energy supply

    Organisations can become more sustainable by saving energy on site, and they can also make moves to ensure that the energy they import comes from more sustainable sources. Marc Height looks at some of the options. Companies like Apple and Google do a good job of making renewable energy sound cool. Their highprofile and well publicised renewable power ventures will no doubt go some way towards ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • International investment in the South African renewable energy market

    A renewable energy market of extraordinary growth In just four years, South Africa has gone from being a coal-dependent economy to a prime destination for renewable energy investment. Largely propelled by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) which commenced in August 2011, the scheme has procured 79 projects with a capacity of 5,243 MW under the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • How 5 Global Brands Use Renewable Energy

    According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network, about 22.1% of the world’s energy needs are satisfied by renewable energy. Hydro power accounts for most of this (16.4%) and the remainder (5.7%) comes from solar, wind, biomass, and other renewable sources. While many governments are undertaking initiatives to keep the percentage share of renewable energy sources increasing, there are also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Data centre managers fail on energy management

    Research shows data centre managers are still not making energy efficiency a priority, reports Envido. New Gartner research has found that many data centre managers have yet to turn on the energy measurement and monitoring tools they need to kick start energy consumption reduction initiatives and begin considering energy management a priority. Gartner said that energy management both in terms of ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • How to Manage risk in volatile energy markets

    In the last year wholesale power prices swung by around 45%, which is twice as volatile as the previous five years.  Those who fixed their electric bill for the next three years at the height of this market could  end up paying thousands of pounds more than others, who may have pursued a more calculated and less risky approach. Fixed vs. ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Fresh & easy energy efficiency (case study)

    Verisae, Inc. announced today that Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the U.S. arm of Tesco, is reporting energy consumption that is 32 percent lower than the industry average for energy usage per square foot across their 130 stores. After implementing Verisae's suite of sustainability software solutions, Fresh & Easy achieved recurring energy-related cost savings of more than 3 million ...


    By Verisae

  • Where to find energy efficiency business opportunities

    No one would disagree that this is a good time to be in the energy efficiency business. Another report, this one out last week, signals just how good.     Conducted by Comverge, the survey of more than 100 US utilities found that 92% plan to increase their efficiency budgets by at least 10% in 2011. Comverge also found that 22% plan to boost their EE budgets by more than 20%. ...

  • Energy Efficiency, Pollution Prevention, and the Bottom Line

    Introduction For many years, efforts to promote energy efficiency and pollution prevention (P2) traveled on parallel paths. Most energy efficiency advocates considered only the energy savings aspects of their projects and most proponents of P2 did not include energy on their list of sources of pollution. More recently, the two groups promoting energy efficiency and P2 have begun to realize the ...

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