Energy Efficiency Services

Electricity is remarkably versatile in terms of its potential uses, but some industrial processes will be difficult to decarbonise irrespective of Europe’s overall decarbonisation strategy. Cement, steel and plastics manufacturing, in particular, pose major challenges. The bulk of cement emissions at a modern production facility, for example, are so-called ‘process emissions’ stemming directly…

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Research & Innovation

Chemical Industry could go totally carbon neutral

The chemical industry could become carbon neutral, new research indicates.

Switzerland’s Federal Council has decided that the country should become carbon-neutral by 2050. This may be challenging as…

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Energy Management

Utility Asset Management—Digital Twin or Digital Octuplets

As I write this, my daughter is on the verge of giving birth to her first child. As far as we know, she is not having twins. But you never know. So the notion of digital twin came to my mind.

Some…

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Energy Management

Data centers aren't the energy hogs we thought

Although demand for data has increased rapidly, massive efficiency gains by data centers have kept their energy use roughly flat over the past decade, researchers report.

The researchers caution,…

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Energy Management

Asset managing your data on the way to electrification

By taking an asset management approach to your data, you can generate value both in the short and the longer term. If you think of asset management in terms of real estate, it is the process of…

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Energy Efficiency Services Energy Management

Plans are nothing, planning is everything

In an earlier blog I referred to leadership as the missing element in the drive towards net zero. Now we are seeing leadership on the issue emerging, both nationally – in some countries a lot more…

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Energy Management

Industry’s role in addressing climate change

The Madrid climate conference last December highlighted the challenges that lie ahead because so little was achieved.  And we must achieve. There is so much to do for both mitigation and adaptation.…

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Energy Management

H2020-funded project RETROFEED kicks off in Brussels

Implementing smart retrofitting frameworks in the process industry towards its operation with variable, biobased and circular feedstock

The 26th and 27th November 2019 mark the official launch of…

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Energy Management

The time is right: Industrial Policy and the European Green Deal

This week, there is a big article in the Financial Times about how Brussels is re-tooling industrial policy. The focus of the article is on how there is increasing support to develop the battery…

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Energy Efficiency Services

ICP partners made it!

ICP Partners help spread the Investor Ready Energy EfficiencyTM (IREE) Certification scheme in local countries

In a nutshell…

The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is tackling two of the main…

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