Energy Management

Energy audit and augmented reality: how to combine them? RETROFEED innovation accelerated by COVID-19

Energy Audit in times of COVID-19: The RETROFEED augmented reality experience An online event organised by the RETROFEED project on 2 December 2020   RETROFEED industry partners shared their experience of working with energy management and energy audits during unprecedented protocols necessitated by the COVID-19 situation. The online event facilitating this knowledge exchange, and taking…

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Europe’s energy-intensive industries coping with covid crisis while trying to stay on sustainable path
Energy Management

Europe’s energy-intensive industries coping with covid crisis while trying to stay on sustainable path

Europe’s industry has significant challenges today. We are fortunate that the European Union provides a robust policy framework for industry that covers many themes: climate change, energy efficiency,…

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How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry?
Energy Management

How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry?

How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry? What framework(s) are effective to help decarbonise industry? Do companies plan to decarbonise? How/by when? What are the short term…

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Barriers to Data Collection in Industrial Energy Audits
Energy Management

Barriers to Data Collection in Industrial Energy Audits

An energy audit is one of the most efficient tools for industries to achieve a better understanding of the energy flows within the plant, to benchmark consumptions with reference values for the sector…

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Utility Asset Management—Digital Twin or Digital Octuplets
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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Data centers aren't the energy hogs we thought
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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Asset managing your data on the way to electrification
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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Plans are nothing, planning is everything
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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Industry’s role in addressing climate change
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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H2020-funded project RETROFEED kicks off in Brussels
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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