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Monday 14 April 2014

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The retrofit of the Empire State Building (ESB) a few years back deservedly got a lot of publicity and helped put energy efficiency on the agenda for commercial property owners – at least in the US.  Once completed in all tenant spaces savings are projected to be 38%.  The measured savings have exceeded the targets…

Wednesday 2 April 2014

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I saw an interesting guest blog on Steve Blank’s blog by Henry Chesbrough who developed the idea of Open Innovation which is relevant to the discussion of innovation in the energy sector.  It was comparing start-ups to established companies and defined the difference like this:   A startup is a temporary organization in search of…

Thursday 20 February 2014

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There have been a few interesting energy articles in the FT, most notably; “Consumers see the light over lower energy costs”, by Guy Chazan, which reported that people use nearly a third less electricity to light their homes than they did 16 years ago. Brenda Boardman from the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford said that…

Wednesday 12 February 2014

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In October 2012 the US was battered by Hurricane Sandy which affected 24 states, led to serious flooding in New York and New Jersey, caused an estimated $65 billion economic impact, the cancellation of 5,000 flights, 286 deaths and over 8 million people experiencing power cuts – some of which lasted many days.  One important…

Thursday 30 January 2014

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I recently attended a very thought provoking meeting at the International Energy Agency looking at the multiple benefits of industrial energy efficiency, a topic that I have written about before both in the blog and in my book.  Interest in making sure all the benefits from energy efficiency are evaluated at the investment decision point…

Dr Steven Fawkes

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