Tagged with energy companies

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Delivering Energy Efficiency in Industry: How the Hera Group turned an obligation into an innovative and successful business strategy

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Delivering Energy Efficiency in Industry: How the Hera Group turned an obligation into an innovative and successful business strategy

In my last article, I introduced the Hera Group, an Italian multi-utility owned for the majority by local municipalities, and portrayed its unique approach to global sustainable development. Today the focus is on Hera’s leading role in delivering energy efficiency in industry. Hera committed to energy efficiency more than ten years ago, and from what … Continue reading

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: The HERA Group, from local utility to global sustainable development. A unique approach that could change the way utilities do business around the world

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: The HERA Group, from local utility to global sustainable development. A unique approach that could change the way utilities do business around the world

Today I want to bring to the attention of the reader The Hera Group (Gruppo Hera), an Italian multi-utility that with its unique business strategy respects the environment while creating shared value to its customers. The company brings innovation on all fronts, from Circular Economy, Utility 4.0, Smart City, to Customer Experience. Let’s start from … Continue reading

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

Brendan Haley, a Banting post-doctoral fellow at Canada’s Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies answers an important question in an article on Policy Options website: What are the lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programs for spending carbon pricing revenues and building low-carbon transition organizations? Do you agree with those lessons?   Using carbon … Continue reading

Impact of California’s boom in solar power

Impact of California’s boom in solar power

Everyone is fascinated with developments in California to promote sustainable energy. Ian Johnston writes in The Independent that the impact of solar production is leading to negative electricity process. The energy transition is truly underway.   California produced so much solar power, electricity prices just turned negative “Yeah, they’re out there havin’ fun, In the … Continue reading

Energy transition causing headaches for utilities

Energy transition causing headaches for utilities

More and more corporations want to go fully renewable and, as explained by Karen Uhlenhuth in the Midwest Energy News, this is causing problems for many utilities. What are your views?   Utilities squeezed as corporations seek renewable energy elsewhere As large corporations increasingly demand 100 percent renewable energy, many utilities are left in a … Continue reading

Considering the energy utility of the future

Considering the energy utility of the future

The energy transition certainly includes a new model for transforming our energy grids. Rory Christian writes an important Environmental Defense Fund Energy Exchange Blog on the Breakingenergy.com website about some of the developments in New York state.   New York Takes A Major Step Toward Rethinking Utility Economics Throughout the United States, utilities earn a … Continue reading