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Energy Research and Energy Management Research

How to Succeed In The UK Energy Services Market

This webinar helps firms who are active in, or are looking to enter, the UK energy services market across areas like energy data management through to technical services. It will serve to validate market share estimates and growth plans and provide insights into the key ingredients for success. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 20 November 2014

Schneider Electric’s DCIM Benefits Extend Across The Enterprise

Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare for Data Centers is an integrated suite of data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) applications for centralized management of computing equipment and physical facilities. The DCIM suite responds to the needs of data centre managers – from capacity management to the efficient usage and allocation of resources. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 September 2014

What Is The Outlook For US Energy Management?

The energy management market in the US is highly complex and multi-faceted, with suppliers and customers both dealing with their own unique challenges. Which factors contribute the most and how do firms react in the face of these drivers? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 September 2014

Ameresco Targets UK Market With Strategic Acquisitions

In August 2014 Ameresco, a North American energy services firm, announced its acquisition of Energyexcel, a UK energy consultancy and project management firm. Ameresco first entered the UK energy services market in June 2013, when it acquired The Energy Services Partnership (ESP), a UK energy supply consultancy, for $8.7 million. This report helps buyers of energy services, like Heads of Facilities, understand what Ameresco’s plan is and the significance for the UK energy services market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 September 2014

IMServ Cracks The Energy Management Market For Small Sites

This is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses software and energy services designed for a specific energy domain, such as data centres, retail stores or commercial offices. To hear more about IMServ’s Control 10 proposition for small premises, Verdantix interviewed James Graham, Hardware Product Manager at IMServ. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 August 2014

Verisae Gains Momentum With Acquisition Of ViryaNet

On June 10, 2014, energy, facility, machine to machine monitoring and sustainability management software supplier Verisae announced its acquisition of ViryaNet for $18.8 million. Following the deal, Verdantix spoke with Jerry Dolinsky, CEO of Verisae, to hear about the specifics of the transaction and what this means for Verisae’s customers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 August 2014

How To Drive Success In Energy Services Outsourcing

As the energy services market has gathered pace over the past decade, a huge range of suppliers – from equipment manufacturers to facilities management (FM) firms – have developed outsourced energy services propositions. This report provides Heads of Strategy and Product Development in energy services firms with an overview of the maturity and penetration of various energy outsourcing solutions by industry sector and geography. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2014

Wipro EcoEnergy Taps Big Data For The Retail Sector

This is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses software and energy services designed for a specific energy domain, such as data centres, retail stores or commercial offices. To hear more about Wipro EcoEnergy’s proposition for retail stores, Verdantix attended a product demonstration and interviewed members of the Wipro EcoEnergy team. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2014

EnerNOC Gets The Focus Right With New Software Strategy

Boston-headquartered EnerNOC’s strategic plan involves diversifying its traditional business in demand response aggregation by offering a broader mix of energy software and services. This plan took a major step forward during the first half of 2014, when EnerNOC announced both a new software proposition and a series of international acquisitions designed to bolster its capabilities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 June 2014

Technology Applications Transform Energy Services

The global energy value chain – from fuel inputs to end?user consumption – is undergoing a multi?decade transformation. A shift from centralized to decentralized generation, supply security issues, major policy changes and higher prices ripple through to all market participants. This report helps leaders of energy services practices understand how technology is transforming energy services propositions to be able to deliver on a larger scale. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 19 June 2014

SMEs Are The New Battle Ground For Energy Propositions

Energy services propositions traditionally have under-served small and medium enterprises (SMEs) due to low energy expenditure per site and the fragmented nature of the segment. Opportunities among SMEs are now opening up as lowering technology costs are enabling energy service providers to develop more cost-effective solutions. This report analyses the market forces behind the growing momentum in the energy management market for small and medium firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 May 2014

Energenz Builds For Success In China's Energy Services Market

This report provides an overview of the offerings from energy services supplier Energenz for senior executives and decision-makers, including CFOs, Directors of Energy, Facilities and Real Estate, and Heads of Procurement, within Asian headquartered firms. The report also provides VPs of Strategy and VPs of Product Development within energy software and services suppliers that operate in Asia with an overview of the main factors driving investment in energy and sustainability in this market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 April 2014

Ecova Updates Software To Match Changing Energy Landscape

In early 2014, Ecova plans to launch a new version of the Ecova Energy and Sustainability Management Platform. Ecova aims to improve upon the old system’s user interface, navigability and energy reporting capabilities in order to meet evolving customer demands and advances in data collection technology. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 31 March 2014

Green Quadrant® Building Energy Management Software (Global)

The building energy management software market emerged in the 1990s in response to corporate challenges to manage increasing energy prices, risk from energy market volatility and rapidly evolving energy and carbon regulations. Heads of Energy, Facilities, Finance and Procurement who are looking for building energy management software to support their energy management activities should read this report to understand how to shortlist suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 31 March 2014

Complimentary Report: Ten Predictions For Energy Management In 2014

This report explores the key energy management trends that will impact corporates and utilities in 2014. It builds on years of detailed Verdantix research into energy technologies, energy services and power utilities, including interviews we conducted with 500 energy managers in 2012 and 2013. In 2014 Verdantix predicts building energy management will explode in Japan, and legislative changes will kick-start demand response in Europe. View Full Details »

Free Subscribers only Published: 30 January 2014

Matrix Deal Fuels Competition In UK Energy Services Market

On September 6, 2013, E.ON Connecting Energies, part of the $132 billion revenue Germany-headquartered utility E.ON, announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Matrix, a UK-headquartered energy services firm. The deal value is thought to be in the region of £85 million to £100 million. This makes it the standout acquisition in the UK energy services market of 2013. Post-acquisition, Matrix will remain a separate brand sitting within E.ON Connecting Energies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 January 2014

JouleX Key To Cisco’s Growing Technology Services Offering

On July 1, 2013 Cisco, the networking and communications technology provider, announced it had completed the acquisition of JouleX, a supplier of IT energy management software. Post-acquisition, JouleX will be part of the Connected Energy Solutions team within Cisco’s Industry Solutions group. JouleX’s product portfolio will integrate into Cisco’s EnergyWise solution. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 December 2013

Utility Game Changers: How Utilities Can Gear Up For The Next Generation (Webinar)

Based on years of Verdantix research into smart grid and energy management technologies, Verdantix highlights the game changing strategies and technology innovations – from home energy management software to virtual power plants – power utilities must know to provide next-generation energy sources and services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 14 November 2013

Where Is ISO 50001 Gaining Traction?

This report helps Practice Leaders and Heads of Marketing within firms that provide energy products and services understand the recent uptake and future direction of the ISO 50001 energy management standard. Certification bodies, energy consultants, equipment suppliers and software firms are looking to benefit from increasing levels of ISO 50001 implementations and investment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 September 2013

Schneider Electric Reshapes The Energy Management Market

Over the last 10 years Schneider Electric has pursued an acquisition-led growth strategy—spending more than $20 billion over 10 years — which has produced a compound annual growth rate of 10% and helped the firm diversify its revenue base into emerging markets and new segments. Having achieved sufficient scale to compete with industry behemoths General Electric and Siemens, Schneider Electric is now focusing on integration and innovation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 16 September 2013

The State Of Global Corporate Energy Management

This report provides a global benchmark of energy management priorities, budgets and governance based on interviews with 250 decision-makers positioned at an executive level; its findings will help shape corporate decisions on energy and energy management. The respondents represent 21 sectors and are located in 13 geographies, in firms with annual revenues of at least $250 million. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 August 2013

Big Four Have Highest Brand Awareness Amongst Consultants

The corporate energy management market opportunity attracts a broad range of consultants, including the Big Four audit firms, engineering and environmental consultancies, and strategy houses. This report helps energy practice directors and Chief Marketing Officers within consultancies to measure how corporate heads of energy perceive their brand and help them benchmark levels of awareness and engagement among their customer base. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 August 2013

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013: Data Tables

The Verdantix Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013: Data Tables provides a global benchmark of energy management priorities, budgets and governance based on interviews with 250 heads of energy in firms with revenues of at least $250 million. The respondents represent 20 industries and are located in 13 countries. This global energy survey provides hard data against which energy leaders can benchmark their spending plans and priorities for 2014. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 July 2013

Urjanet Unravels Utility Billing With Big Energy Data Service

This report provides VPs of strategy and VPs of product development within energy software and services firms, as well as heads of energy and procurement within corporates with an overview of Urjanet’s energy data as a service proposition. Verdantix spoke with Sanjoy Malik, CEO; Erik Becker, VP Sales and Business Development; and Erik Gabrielson, Head of Marketing to find out more about Urjanet’s services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 July 2013

CarbonSystems Rebrands As Envizi To Cement Its Energy Vision

On July 22nd, 2013, Australian-headquartered enterprise energy and sustainability management software firm CarbonSystems announced that the firm is rebranding to Envizi. To hear more about the brand repositioning, Verdantix spoke with Envizi’s CEO, David Solsky. This report analyses the decision to remove ‘carbon’ from the firm’s logo and how Envizi successfully extended its capabilities from carbon management software to enterprise energy and sustainability management software. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 July 2013

US Energy Management Spend 2012-2017

This report provides energy leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the US market for energy management between 2012 and 2017. The report helps executives answer questions such as: What are the investment levels across equipment, consulting, implementation and services? Which markets are growing or declining? How will investment levels vary by industry? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 June 2013

Market Overview: Industrial Energy Management

This report provides an overview of the current industrial energy management (IEM) market from a customer and supplier perspective. Verdantix conducted 12 interviews with customers of IEM services and solutions, held in-depth interviews with 17 suppliers of IEM services or solutions and analysed 137 responses from industrial firms to the Verdantix Energy Leaders Survey. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 June 2013

Are We Embarking On An Industrial Energy Management Revolution (Webinar)

Organizations offering energy services to industrial sectors should join this webinar to discover the drivers behind industrial organizations investing in energy management along with current and future industrial energy management requirements. Energy professionals within industrial organizations should join to understand how the industrial energy services market is segmented as well as benefiting from Verdantix sharing its best practices for industrial energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 12 June 2013

Asia's Smart Grid Market Cracks Open

This report provides suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study to help utility executives and smart grid suppliers understand the state of the global smart grid market and identify the best smart grid opportunities for investment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 May 2013

How To Succeed As An Energy Services Provider (Webinar)

To succeed in the competitive energy sources and services market, both emerging players and established providers must continually evaluate their energy services capabilities. This webinar will reveal the Verdantix Energy Services Radar, a detailed assessment tool to help energy consultants, power utilities and technology providers measure their capabilities across a variety of energy domains and systems. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 11 April 2013

Energy Management Software and Services Partnership Map

Throughout 2012 energy management software providers such as CA Technologies, IBM and IHS developed an ever expanding ecosystem of partners. Partnership announcements will continue into 2013 driven by the need to deliver global implementations, gain access to senior budget holders and boost revenue from newly created energy consulting and services divisions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 April 2013

How To Deliver On-Site Renewables At Scale

This report provides energy decision-makers in roles such as Director of Energy and Facilities Manager with an independent analysis of the 20 largest on-site renewable programmes in the US – ranked by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Verdantix assessed these on-site renewables deployments to better understand trends in technology selection and energy services delivery partnership capabilities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 March 2013

Lower Installation Costs Fuel Boom In Lighting Controls

This report helps heads of real estate within corporations and facilities managers understand the technology, regulatory and market forces behind the growing momentum in lighting controls. Of these, the two most important have been the evolution of open communication protocols and wireless networking, which has enabled the interoperability of digital lighting controls with building management systems and significantly lowered the cost of installation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 March 2013

Energy Services Radar: How To Assess Your Capabilities

Over the past decade the number of suppliers developing, managing and delivering energy services has increased dramatically. A range of suppliers from diverse industry backgrounds, including energy consultants, engineering, equipment manufacturers, facilities management, financial services, professional services and technology services, have rushed to develop propositions to capitalize on the big energy opportunity. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 March 2013

Hot Topics In Energy Management (Webinar)

The global energy value chain is in the middle of a multi decade transformation. A shift from centralized to decentralized generation, supply security issues, major policy changes and higher prices impact plant managers, facilities directors, building information modellers, heads of energy services firms and most recently, CFOs. This webinar uses case study analysis and unique survey data to reveal the hot topics in energy management in 2013 View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 01 March 2013

Spending Surges On Smart Grid Data Analytics

This report provides suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study to help executives in market-facing roles better understand the state of the global smart grid market and identify the best market opportunities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 February 2013

Sainsbury's Installs 100MW Of Renewable Heat

On July 19, 2012, E.ON announced that it was taking a role as a key partner in the delivery of a 100MW multi-site renewable heat contract with UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. This report provides Chief Sustainability Officers, Energy Directors, and Finance Directors with an understanding of E.ON’s approach to implementing this strategic energy management solution and the renewable heat technology that forms part of this contract. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 February 2013

Eight Predictions For Energy Management In 2013

Verdantix assessed competitive dynamics, innovation, corporate energy strategies and the regulatory environment to better understand key energy management trends over the next 12 months. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 January 2013

Energy Management In Emerging Economies: Trends From The B.R.I.C.S And Mexico (Webinar)

Energy management has become a headline issue for firms operating in emerging markets. Firms across Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and Mexico are spending an average of $5.5 million annually on energy management. But how is this money being spent and how will spending trends evolve over the next five years? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 14 December 2012

Ecova And Aclara Help Utilities With Customer Engagement

In February 2012, Ecova and Aclara announced a new partnership, focusing on home energy management: Home Energy Plan. The plan joins the competitive home energy management market, a sector that is experiencing a greater integration of software to complement existing services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 November 2012

UK's Green Deal Has Yet To Convince Market Stakeholders

The UK government officially launched the Green Deal, a policy aimed at spurring retrofit activity in the domestic and non-domestic UK real estate market, on October 2, 2012 following a 23 month lead-in period. In total the government has allocated £125 million ($198 million) to incentivize early adoption of the Green Deal. Will the initiatives included in the Green Deal encourage the adoption of energy efficiency measures in the marketplace? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 November 2012

Brazil Energy Management Spend 2011-2016

This report provides energy leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the Brazilian market for energy management between 2011 and 2016. The analysis finds that expenditure on energy management will grow from $1.8 billion in 2011 to reach $2.6 billion in 2016. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 November 2012

US Government Pumps Extra $80 Million Into The Smart Grid

This report provides suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the third quarter (Q3) of 2012. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study to help executives in market-facing and corporate roles understand the state of the global smart grid market and identify the best opportunities for revenue generation within this market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 November 2012

BuildingIQ Gains Ground In The Commercial Property Market

This case study is one of a series of reports that analyses software and supporting energy services designed for a specific energy domain, such as data centres, retail or commercial offices. Founded in 2009, BuildingIQ – which has 15 million sq ft of real estate space under contract – help clients optimize their real-time portfolio-level energy consumption with its BuildingIQ software offering. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 October 2012

Verisae Unlocks Opportunities In The Retail Market

This case study is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses software and supporting energy services designed for a specific energy domain, such as data centres, retail or commercial offices. Verisae has established itself as a leading provider of energy management software to the grocery retail sector, delivering significant financial returns and developing its products to meet the requirements of its customers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 October 2012

Opower's Solution Reduces Smart Meter Roll-Out Risks

Following $4 billion of US stimulus funding in 2008, smart meter deployments in the US have taken off and there are now in excess of 27 million meters deployed. One of the features of these roll-out programmes has been the relative lack of customer engagement, so today utilities such as BGE, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) face opposition from their residential customer base where users fail to understand the value of these devices. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 October 2012

Germany Energy Management Spend 2011-2016

This report provides energy leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the German market for energy management between 2011 and 2016. The analysis finds that expenditure on energy management will grow from $2.0 billion in 2011 to reach $3.2 billion in 2016. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 September 2012

Innovations In Green Office Retrofits

Repositioning existing office properties through energy and environmental retrofits represents an opportunity for market participants operating across a building’s life cycle. The constraints of existing structures demand that project teams invest time to develop their understanding of the underlying building structure as well as its mechanical and electrical systems and controls before engaging in a retrofit project. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 19 September 2012

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2012: Emerging Economies

The energy value chain is undergoing a multi-decade transformation, creating opportunities for a wide range of energy service firms, technology and software suppliers. Large firms operating in emerging economies are giving energy and energy management issues greater consideration. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 September 2012

Tech Giants Turn To M&A To Drive Smart Grid Growth

This report provides suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the second quarter (Q2) of 2012. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study to help executives in market-facing and corporate roles understand the state of the global smart grid market and identify the best smart grid opportunities for investment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 August 2012

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2012: Data Tables

The Verdantix Global Energy Leaders Survey 2012: Data Tables Excel file helps strategy leaders, chief marketing officers and business development directors that operate in the energy equipment, services and software markets to understand the energy management spending patterns of large corporations and the perceptions of their brand in the market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 July 2012

Evolving Customer Usage Patterns Fuel BMS Innovations

This report provides facility managers, occupiers and owners with insights on the latest product innovations and usage trends in the Building Management System (BMS) market. BMS is a mature software offering, first brought to the market in the 1970s. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 July 2012

US Sustainable Technology Services Spend 2011-2015

This report provides sustainability leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and direction of the US market for sustainable technology services spending from 2011 to 2015. Until recently, expenditure by most firms on technology services had focused on cost reduction projects such as improving the energy efficiency of facilities and data centres. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 June 2012

Webinar: The Future of Energy Management

The global energy value chain is at the start of a multi-decade transformation. Large energy users in the private and public sectors are responding to the impact of higher and more volatile energy prices, concerns about security of energy supply, new options for decentralized power generation, creative financing instruments for energy efficiency and the potential for innovation at scale through IT platforms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 19 June 2012

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2012: Budgets And Priorities

Energy budgets for large firms increasingly contain a component for energy management. This report helps business development directors, chief marketing officers and strategy leaders that operate in the energy equipment, services and software markets to understand how businesses from all sectors around the world approach energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 May 2012

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2012: Brands

The corporate energy management market opportunity attracts a wide range of suppliers – strategy and engineering consultants, technology services providers, automation and control suppliers, and energy management software suppliers. This report helps strategy leaders, chief marketing officers and business development directors that operate in the energy equipment, services and software markets to understand buyers’ perceptions of their brand and to benchmark themselves against competitors. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 May 2012

The Future Of Energy Management

The global energy value chain – from fuel inputs to end-user consumption – is undergoing a multi-decade transformation. A shift from centralized to decentralized generation, supply security issues, major policy changes and higher prices impacts market participants: plant managers, facilities directors, building information modellers, heads of energy services firms and most recently, CFOs. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 May 2012

How The Rise Of Energy Systems Integrators Will Enable Strategic Energy Management (Webinar)

Energy systems integrators – a new breed of energy services firm – will reshape the energy value chain as commercial, industrial and utility customers migrate from tactical management frameworks to more strategic approaches. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 25 May 2012

Net Zero Energy Buildings Struggle To Scale In The Market

This report helps real estate professionals understand what a Net Zero Energy (NZE) building is and how the demand for NZE buildings will evolve over the next decade. Buildings eligible for NZE status combine active and passive energy efficiency measures with sufficient on-site energy generation capacity to enable them to become independent from the grid. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 May 2012

Global Smart Grid Market Analysis: Q1 2012

This report provides suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study to help executives in market-facing and corporate roles understand the state of the global smart grid market and identify the best smart grid opportunities for investment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 May 2012

US Department Of Defense Deploys Energy Management At Scale

This report provides individuals such as CSOs and VPs of Environment with an independent analysis of the United States Department of Defense’s (DoD) sustainability strategy. As the US’s single largest consumer of energy, the DoD spent $15.4 billion on energy consumption in 2010 across both its operations and fixed installations, making energy its top priority within its sustainability strategy. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 May 2012

France Energy And Carbon Efficiency Spend 2010-2015

This report provides sustainability leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of expenditure in the French market on energy and carbon efficiency initiatives between 2010 and 2015. Quantifying sustainable business spend is a challenge as sustainability budgets are often dispersed across many business functions and are embedded in business-as-usual activities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 April 2012

UK Strategic Energy Management Spend 2010-2015

This report provides sustainability leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the UK strategic energy management market between 2010 and 2015. Quantifying sustainable business spending is a challenge as sustainability budgets are often dispersed across many business functions and are embedded in business-as-usual activities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 March 2012

Energy Services Market Heats Up As Siemens Acquires Pace

On January 4, 2012, Siemens, the global technology, energy, electronics and electrical engineering firm, announced that its Infrastructure and Cities Sector team had acquired Pace Global Energy Services, an energy consulting and management firm. The acquisition fills two gaps in Siemens’ capabilities to fulfil its ambition of becoming an end-to-end energy services provider: strategic energy consulting skills and enterprise energy management advisory expertise. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 February 2012

Honeywell Brings Automated Demand Response To Europe

This report provides executives in the smart grid ecosystem with an independent analysis of Honeywell’s automated demand response (ADR) project in the UK, announced on January 24, 2012, and its ADR strategy targeting the European market. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study because ongoing trends in the European electricity markets, such as growing peak electricity demands and rising electricity prices, are improving the case for demand management programmes in Europe. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 February 2012

MITIE Acquires Utilyx To Boost Energy Services

On January 10, 2012, MITIE, the UK energy and facilities management provider announced its acquisition of UK energy strategy consultant Utilyx. The acquisition provides Utilyx, which will continue to operate independently, with working capital and additional business operation platforms for international expansion and gives MITIE access to board-level decision-makers as well as a top tier energy strategy consulting team specializing in managing energy risk and procurement. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 February 2012

Webinar: How To Finance Corporate Energy Efficiency Programmes

Energy efficiency is one of the cheapest options for firms to mitigate rising energy costs and energy market volatility, comply with regulation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But access to capital is one of the biggest barriers to implementing energy efficiency programmes. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 09 November 2011

Metrus's Energy Efficiency As A Service Benefits BAE Systems

In October 2010 and June 2011, Siemens Building Technologies completed the construction of $1 million and $2.2 million energy efficiency projects in Merrimack, New Hampshire, and Greenlawn, New York, for BAE Systems, the global aerospace and defence contractor. Metrus Energy provided 100% of the initial capital for the project, while BAE Systems pays Metrus Energy an energy efficiency service charge for the savings delivered, under Metrus Energy’s Energy Services Agreement. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 October 2011

How To Finance Corporate Energy Efficiency

This report helps energy directors, facilities directors and finance directors to identify financing solutions for energy efficiency investments. Based on interviews with 13 energy management financing experts, Verdantix finds that although firms prefer to self-finance energy efficiency programmes, 10 alternative types of external financing solutions exist. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 October 2011

EnerNOC Expansion Targets Strategic Energy Management

Rising energy costs, increased price volatility, tighter energy and carbon regulation and increased stakeholder awareness of sustainability elevate the commercial importance of energy management within firms. This report provides energy directors, facilities directors, finance directors and VPs of sustainability with independent analysis of EnerNOC’s response to the market shift towards strategic energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 September 2011

EDF Energy Unlocks Energy Services Opportunities

On May 27, 2011, EDF Energy announced an innovative energy contract bundling energy supply and services for Morrisons supermarket, guaranteeing £1 million ($1.6 million) of savings annually. This deal signals a step change in the energy services market because this is the first time that energy management contracts including guaranteed savings have been bundled with energy supply contracts in the UK. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 August 2011

Cisco & Schneider Target Building Energy Optimization

On July 11, 2011, Cisco and Schneider Electric announced a systems integration partnership focused on building energy management. Verdantix selected this subject for a detailed study because this partnership reflects the trend in the energy services market towards a more integrated energy management offering. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 July 2011

Canadian Energy & Carbon Efficiency Spend 2009-2014

This report provides sustainability leaders in market facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the Canadian market for energy and carbon efficiency spend between 2009 and 2014. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study as quantifying sustainable business spend is a challenge. One key reason for this is that sustainability budgets are often dispersed across many business functions and are embedded in business-as-usual activities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 June 2011

US Energy & Carbon Efficiency Spend 2009-2014

This report provides sustainability leaders in market facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of the size and growth of the US market for energy and carbon efficiency between 2009 and 2014. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study as quantifying sustainable business spend is a challenge. One key reason for this is that sustainability budgets are often dispersed across many business functions and are embedded in business-as-usual activities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 June 2011

Software Acquisitions Provide Boost To Energy Services

This report provides Chief Sustainability Officers, Strategy Directors and VPs of Sustainability with independent analysis of energy management software acquisitions. Verdantix selected this subject because over the past 18 months several large firms have acquired energy management software providers and integrated them into their broader energy management and sustainability offerings. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 June 2011

Green Leases Become A Practical Option For The Willing

This report helps building owners and occupiers adopt a robust sustainability action plan when negotiating leases. Contractual engagements between landlord and tenant based on enlightened self interest can enable activities that lower energy spend and carbon emissions thereby producing value adding benefits for all stakeholders. The key barriers to wide scale adoption of green leases are market culture, structure and norms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 June 2011

UK Carbon & Energy Software Market 2010-2013

The market for carbon and energy management software is difficult to size and forecast because of market immaturity, undisclosed deals, no centralized budget and a host of other factors. This report helps software suppliers, investors, partners and buyers to forecast revenues streams, plan marketing strategies, define sales strategies, and budget accordingly. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 March 2011

Competitive Analysis Of Sustainable Power Utilities (UK) (Webinar)

Power utilities should be playing a key role in helping firms improve their sustainability performance, from ‘green energy’ contracts to advisory and technical services on energy management and renewable energy generation. But this is a radical shift in terms of utility business models, and the relationships they have with their clients. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 23 March 2011

HP Launches Energy & Sustainability Management Initiative

On March 10 2011, HP announced the launch of its new Energy and Sustainability Management (ESM) initiative. HP’s ESM initiative takes an enterprise-wide view and aims to provide energy and sustainability services to all business functions. The initiative draws on the IT services and business consulting expertise from the acquisition of EDS in 2008 and EYP Mission Critical Facilities in 2007. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 16 March 2011

Green Quadrant Sustainable Power Utilities 2011 (UK)

Regulation, stakeholder expectations and rising costs are driving firms to increase investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy. Traditionally customers have limited their interaction with power utilities to their energy supply contract, but as utilities increase investment in their energy services capabilities, they are better positioned to offer both sustainable supply and demand management services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 March 2011

Low Carbon Real Estate Fund Launched In The UK

Launched in 2010, the Threadneedle Low Carbon Workplace Trust (LCW) invests predominately in existing commercial office buildings and repositions them through extensive green refurbishments. The LCW comprises three partners, Threadneedle Property Investment, Stanhope and The Carbon Trust. Where possible, the LCW will partner with tenants in pre-letting agreements, enabling broad based tenant engagement from the beginning of the investment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 March 2011

Green Real Estate Retrofit Funds Attract $3.5bn

The number of investment funds focused on sustainable real estate is increasing. Once viewed as a niche within the real estate industry, increased understanding among tenants of sustainability’s co-benefits in terms of cost savings, employee productivity and corporate image have helped drive the issue. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 November 2010

Green Quadrant Carbon & Energy Management Software

The global market for carbon and energy software is intensely competitive — buyers choose from over 100 suppliers. To help buyers save time, save money and reduce risk in their selection process this Verdantix Green Quadrant report compares the 28 software applications that pre-qualify as a potential fit for $1 billion revenue firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 November 2010

IT Will Power Boom In Energy Managed Services

The carbon management agenda is driving a new wave of entrants into the more established managed energy services market. Software suppliers, specialist consultants and technology services firms are all targeting the growing market of combined carbon and energy managed services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 13 August 2010

Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK)

Verdantix selected the biomass supply chain in the UK for a Smart Vendors report as resurgent oil prices and national renewable energy targets will see biomass become an increasingly important resource. This paper analyses the role of fourteen companies in the supply of biomass to three different UK market segments. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 November 2009

Voltalis Disrupts French Electricity Market

Founded in 2007, Voltalis provides a distributed electricity demand reduction service to the French grid operator RTE. The technology consists of the Bluepod wireless transmitter and electricity modulator which are linked to centrally-controlled “smart grid” software. The Voltalis revenue model disrupts industry practices for peak demand management because it requires payment for reducing demand rather than boosting supply. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 July 2009

Total Portfolio: Energy Efficiency Solutions

This Total Portfolio report clarifies the sustainability benefits, business value and maturity of 30 energy efficiency solutions. The solutions are plotted on three product lifecycle curves based on a fact-based assessment of each solution’s maturity, investment case, future prospects and sustainability benefits. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 June 2009

Green Quadrant Energy Consulting 2009 (UK)

In the UK demand for energy consulting is growing driven by volatile energy markets, the carbon and sustainability agenda and new regulations. This Green Quadrant report helps buyers of energy advisory services to shortlist consulting firms that are best positioned to meet their needs. Based on interviews with 15 customers and 12 practice leaders and executives, the analysis applies 43 criteria to understand the capabilities, market success and UK coverage of 17 firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 June 2009

Econcern Receivership Highlights Cleantech Risks

Econcern, a Netherlands headquartered energy and cleantech group with 1,000 employees, filed for the Dutch equivalent of receivership on May 26, 2009. The firm had plans for massive expansion through its five business units in consulting, renewable energy projects, small-scale solar power implementation, carbon projects and cleantech venture capital. The financial crisis wrecked the firm’s growth plans. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 June 2009