IT firm to cut emissions per employee by 20%

IT services and consultancy firm Capgemini has set a science-based target to slash its carbon emissions by 20% per employee by 2020. The firm, which claims to be the first business of its kind to take this step in the UK, also said it will reduce its emissions by 40% by 2030. Its goals have […]

Utilities sector still struggling with data

The utilities sector is still struggling with big data, a new report claims. According to the paper, ‘Big data blackout: Are utilities powering up their data analytics?’ only 20% of utilities analyse big data. However, 75% of respondents saw big data analytics as crucial to future success, the study by consulting firm Capgemini also found. […]

Renewables 'making gas plants unprofitable for utilities'

Renewable energy sources are making European gas power stations unprofitable for utilities, suggests new research by consultancy Capgemini. In some cases gas plant operators are effectively paying to stay on the grid, according to Colette Lewiner, Capgemini’s Energy and Utilities worldwide expert. That’s partly because renewables get priority over gas on putting power into the […]

Europe sees energy firms as “cash cows”

European governments view utilities as “cash cows” despite extra pressure on them because of the economic crisis, it was claimed yesterday. According to a report by consultants Capgemini, energy firms are feeling “pressure” from governments and regulators which has a knock-on effect on their earnings and stock performance. The consultancy warns extra government pressure could […]

Winner of the first ELN globe award

Craig Hall from Capgemini wins the first ELN globe award. Very simply, Craig has produced 20% energy efficiency savings with a minimum capital outlay. Using his expertise and making communication a focal point of his continuing campaign, he has changed users’ perceptions and behaviour within Capgemini to produce outstanding savings. A worthy first ELN Globe […]