Schneider Electric named energy services leader by Verdantix

Schneider Electric has been named last week an energy services leader by Verdantix in the analyst firm’s new Green Quadrant® UK Energy Services 2016 report. Are you interested in learning and sharing best practices to refine your Energy Management Program?  Join Schneider Electric on the 28/29th June in Barcelona for the Energy Perspectives Summit. The […]

US spending on energy management to rise billions

Spending on energy management from the United States’ largest firms will rise more than three billion dollars over the next three years, analysts have predicted. New research by Verdantix suggests firms which earn more than $1 billion in revenue spent $13.1 billion on energy management in 2012. It predicts this figure will reach $16.5 billion […]

Protests continue against power crisis in Indian state

More than 300 people are said to have held a demonstration in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir over the power crisis that has engulfed the nation. Reports claim a large number of locals blocked a few roads in the region raising anti government-slogans and protesting over the lack of electricity in their […]

Oil firms should make greenhouse gas database

Big oil and gas firms should put together a database so their carbon emissions can be compared, according to analysts. A recent survey looked at the greenhouse gas strategies from some of the world’s largest firms including British oil firm BP, the USA’s Chevron and ExxonMobil, Russian gas giant Gazprom, China’s Sinopec and Denmark’s Statoil. […]

More big firms ‘buy into multiple on-site power projects’

More big businesses will set up multiple power projects on their sites while pressure to cut down on energy use will “filter down” to employees in corporate firms around the world this year. These are two of the latest predictions for energy managing in 2013, which suggest there is no sign the growing awareness about […]

Schneider Electric named top 5 for energy managing software

Global energy management specialist Schneider Electric has been named one of the top five leaders in the world for its software. Along with four other suppliers, CA Technologies, CarbonSystems, IBM and Verisae, its technology was praised for working well with a wide range of meters and controls plus its functionality and utility bill management. The “Green Quadrant […]

Billion-pound spending on sustainable business is driven by cost cutting

Big UK businesses are forecast to spend nearly £7 billion on energy, environment and sustainability over the next three years, according to a report by independent analysts Verdantix. It predicts sustainable business spending this year will grow 20 times faster than the UK economy. But the jump in spending is driven by a desire to […]

Report picks best energy suppliers to boost UK business

An independent analyst has picked out the energy firms it believes are best placed to provide UK businesses with sustainable energy supply and services. Centrica, EDF, E.ON and RWE npower are the utilities highlighted in a report by Verdantix. Other companies included in the survey are Ecotricity, GDF, Good Energy, Haven Power, Scottish and Southern […]

Public sector embraces CRC

UK public sector organisations are “ahead of the curve in recognising the value of CRC leadership”, according to new research. An independent carbon management study found that 74% of UK public sector firms believe the potential cost savings from being in the CRC Scheme will outweigh the costs of compliance. And 67% think that a […]

CRC tinkering stalled software developments says consultant

A consultant has said that constant tweaking of the CRC by the government meant that computer firms were constantly playing “catch up” in developing appropriate software for the scheme. And David Metcalfe claims that this led to confusion and anger among companies looking for a bespoke system to audit their carbon emissions. Mr Metcalfe is […]