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Space Management Innovations: The Key To Great Returns In Real Estate Management (Webinar)

This webinar is for Building managers, Real estate directors, Facility management specialists, and technology innovators. Verdantix will share the results of research on the innovation in space management that is opening new avenues for tenants and owner occupiers to maximize the value they get from their buildings while keeping the experience for building-users positive. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 19 October 2017

BidEnergy Streamlines Energy Procurement And Financial Management

BidEnergy, a start-up headquartered in Australia, offers a cloud-based platform that streamlines the energy purchase process from sourcing energy suppliers to paying, validating bills and budgeting. This report helps directors of procurement, and finance and energy managers responsible for multi-site building portfolios, understand the value of BidEnergy’s solution. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 03 October 2017

New IWMS Solution Benchmark: How To Select The Best Fit Vendor (Webinar)

Based on the Verdantix 2017 Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) Green Quadrant, this webinar will examine 14 major IWMS vendors according to the capabilities of their software applications and the strength of market momentum. The vendors reviewed in this software benchmark include: Accruent, ARCHIBUS, Axxerion, FM:Systems, FSI, IBM, Indus Systems, iOFFICE, Lucernex, MCS Solutions, Planon, Qube Global, Service Works Group and Trimble. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 28 September 2017

IWMS Vendors Are On A Collision Course As Geographic Expansion Ramps Up

This report provides Heads of Strategy and Product Development at real estate and facilities management software firms with an analysis of integrated workplace management system (IWMS) vendor geographic expansion activities in Asia, Europe and North America. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 September 2017

SWG Joins The Race To Deliver The Broadest Facilities Management Platform After Addnode Group Deal

In July 2017, Sweden-headquartered software and IT services provider Addnode Group announced the acquisition of facility, property and workplace management software vendor Service Works Group (SWG) in an SEK 132 million ($16.3 million) deal. Following the acquisition, SWG will operate as its own brand within Addnode Group’s Design Management division and plans to broaden its software via integrations with other software solutions within the Addnode Group. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 September 2017

Accruent Takes Aim At Becoming An IWMS Powerhouse Following Lucernex Acquisition

In August 2017, Accruent – an 800-employee provider of real estate, facilities and asset management software solutions backed by Genstar Capital – announced that it acquired Lucernex, an integrated workplace management system (IWMS) software vendor with over 70 customers. Lucernex provides Accruent with strengthened lease accounting software functionality, retail-specific real estate software functionality, and new and complementary client relationships in the retail sector. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 September 2017

Six Key Points Providers Must Get Right To Create A Successful Remote Monitoring Proposition

This report helps facilities managers, building maintenance providers and energy management providers understand the market for remote monitoring solutions and what technical and business barriers they need to address to implement these solutions. This report is a follow-up, aimed at suppliers, to another Verdantix report on the same topic for potential users (see Verdantix Now Is The Time To Implement Remote Monitoring Solutions). View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 18 September 2017

Tech Roadmap For Facilities Optimization Software

The Tech Roadmap analysis clarifies the business value, pace of innovation and maturity of 26 technologies that optimize facility operations. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 September 2017

Real Estate Industry Gets Cosy With The Immersive Potential Of Augmented Reality Experiences

This report helps facility managers, investors and heads of strategy and product development in facility information management software firms to understand how AR solutions are being applied within real estate and facility management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 September 2017

Proptech Investors Aim To Force A Digital Revolution On The Real Estate Industry

With significant levels of investment being poured into proptech, Verdantix has identified this as an important new investment sector for real estate and facilities software vendors to track as they review opportunities for partnerships, investments, risks from new entrants, and acquisitions of firms with strong IP that could lead to new competitive differentiators. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 September 2017

HVAC Innovation Drives Deeper Advances In Facilities Optimization

This report provides senior directors and managers within facilities, maintenance, energy or estates with analysis of some of the most significant emerging innovations in HVAC systems. These innovations are intended to enhance overall system performance and, in some cases, reduce the total cost of ownership. The report also explores how the trend of utilizing technology to improve the performance of HVAC is just one component of a broader move towards technology driven facilities optimization. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 August 2017

Green Quadrant® Integrated Workplace Management Systems 2017

This report provides individuals responsible for selecting, implementing and managing software for real estate and facilities management with a detailed benchmark of the 14 most prominent Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) vendors. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 August 2017

Using IWMS Solutions To Make Lease Accounting Changes Easy (Webinar)

The impending FASB / IFRS changes to bring all leases on balance sheet and facilitate comparison between companies is causing a headache for real estate directors, managers and their finance counterparts. This webinar will share the results of Verdantix research and analysis on IWMS and specialist solutions from vendors such as ARCHIBUS, Accruent, Axxerion, LeaseQuery, Lucernex, Planon, ProLease, Qube Global and Trimble. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 27 July 2017

Using Software To Simplify FASB and IASB Lease Accounting Changes

Under new accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), organizations need to bring all leases on balance sheet by capitalizing the leased assets. This new requirement, which will be compulsory in 2019, will create significant administration challenges for finance and real estate teams at large multi-site firms that can hold hundreds of property leases and thousands of equipment leases. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2017

Smart Innovators: Facility Optimization Management

This report, for executives responsible for real estate and facility management software selection, describes how new software solutions transcend the old siloes for energy management and asset management to create a new vision for facilities optimization. It identifies innovations that buyers need to be aware of when considering solutions and provides examples of facility optimization benefits achievable. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2017

Tech Roadmap For Facilities Optimization Technologies

The Tech Roadmap analysis clarifies the business value, pace of innovation and maturity of 28 technologies that optimize facility operations. Verdantix conducted a fact-based assessment of each solution’s maturity, investment case, prospects and lifecycle evolution. Executives and managers responsible for selecting and implementing facilities optimization technologies should use this structured assessment to prioritize spending decisions and shortlist suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2017

Now Is The Time To Implement Remote Monitoring Solutions

This report will help real estate directors and heads of energy responsible for selecting and implementing facilities optimization strategies understand how remote monitoring propositions can drive improvements, and what technical and business barriers they need to address to implement these high-value solutions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 June 2017

ENTOUCH Meets The Needs Of Small And Medium Facilities With Integrated Smart Building Solutions

Since 2010, building energy management software vendors have had to update their strategies to address market headwinds and the unique needs clients face (see Verdantix The Future Of The Building Energy Management Software Market). US-based ENTOUCH, founded in 2008, has evolved its strategy beyond being an energy management point solution to a fully integrated and scalable smart building solution for facility optimization management View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 June 2017

Improving Asset Management Is The New Frontier For Embedded Software Products

This report will help heads of strategy and product managers in firms providing building technologies and energy and facility services to understand how these technology improvements work for solving customer pain points. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 June 2017

Technologies For Smart Buildings And Facilities Optimisation (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar provides facilities and energy management professionals with a detailed overview of the wide range of technologies available on the market for optimizing buildings. This webinar will help executives answer questions such as: What technologies should I invest in? What is the technology’s proven business value? How valuable will the technology be in the future? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 08 June 2017

iOFFICE’s Hummingbird Applications Provide An Employee-Centric Layer For IWMS

On May 22, 2017, integrated workplace management system (IWMS) provider iOFFICE launched a set of employee experience solutions called Hummingbird. To find out more about these new applications, we interviewed Elizabeth Dukes, Partner and Executive Vice President at iOFFICE, and took a software demonstration. Hummingbird provides a set of employee-facing tools that support day-to-day tasks such as finding co-workers, booking workspaces and reporting maintenance issues. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 June 2017

Occupant Wellbeing Is A Critical Theme But Will It Be A Real Driver Of Revenues?

This report will inform the decisions of C-level executives at software management, facilities management and real estate services on market opportunities and challenges in providing wellbeing as a solution. Whilst offering services to improve the workplace for occupant wellbeing is an important value-add for building solution providers, lack of evidence linking wellbeing with financial metrics is going to be the biggest challenge to providers selling wellbeing as a standalone solution. View Full Details »

Free Subscribers only Published: 16 May 2017

IWMS: What You Need To Know Before Buying A Solution

This report provides owner-occupiers, building tenants and real estate investors with the critical checkpoints they need to consider before investing in an IWMS solution. This report should be used alongside the recent Verdantix report outlining the core and innovative software functionalities provided through IWMS platforms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 May 2017

Real Estate Software Deals Reveal Vendors’ Response To Facilities Optimization Trends

This report provides an overview of recent partnerships and acquisitions across the real estate, energy and facilities information management (REEFIM) sector. The analysis, based on deals made between October 2016 and March 2017, explores key trends in intelligent data gathering and remote asset optimization, as well as innovations in the delivery of energy and space management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 May 2017

Eight Exciting Companies Disrupting Facility Data Capture

This report introduces building owners, facility managers, investors and heads of strategy and product development in facility information management software firms to a selection of highly exciting software firms and the specific points that make them stand out. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 May 2017

IWMS: What You Need To Know Before Buying A Solution (Webinar)

Building investors, owner-occupiers and building tenants with large rental commitments should join this webinar to understand the factors they need to consider before investing in a IWMS solution. If you are wondering how IWMS solutions can help your organization to improve its building portfolio financial management, space utilization and maintenance cost management – this is the webinar for you. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 27 April 2017

Serraview Can Help IWMS Partners Deepen Space Utilization Capabilities

We heard that Serraview is looking to take the role of ‘best of breed’ point solution for space management, with a focus on expanding its partnership network with REEFIM software vendors and real estate services providers through 2017. Our analysis finds that integrated workplace management systems (IWMS vendors) looking for deeper space optimization capabilities should review the Serraview proposition. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 April 2017

Rifiniti Challenges Its Clients To Save 50% On Their Real Estate Through Better Space Analytics

This report will help real estate directors identify how a new generation of IT solutions can help organizations reconfigure and optimize the staff’s office experience. Verdantix finds that while the business case for the core usage case of space consolidation is very good, real estate managers stand to gain from multiple additional insights from staff work patterns and office organization to site design. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 April 2017

Powerhouse Dynamics Is Driving Operational Benefits Beyond Energy Management

This report will help owners, MDs and COOs of firms understand the potential value of Powerhouse Dynamics' solution, which draws its power from its ability to gather data from any asset. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 April 2017

Selecting Flexible Pricing And Delivery Models For Energy Management

In the past decade, building energy management services and software providers have developed a wide range of business models to deliver energy services to clients. This report helps VPs of energy, facility and real estate management in corporates to better understand the variety of business models and pricing options available and the key things to consider when buying building energy management software and services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 2017

General Motors Drives Renewed Production Facility Cost Savings With EnerNOC Partnership

This report helps executives in industrial firms to understand how General Motors (GM) has successfully tackled its transition to strategic energy management to achieve corporate objectives. To understand GM’s strategy, Verdantix spoke to Al Hildreth, Global Energy Manager at GM. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 2017

Schneider Electric Positions EcoStruxure As The Backbone Of A Smart Building Strategy

Schneider Electric has positioned its EcoStruxure platform to provide a solution to a variety of challenges. To better understand the market implications of the EcoStruxure solutions, Verdantix spoke with Robert Hemmerdinger, Director Business Development at Schneider Electric. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 2017

Smart Innovators: Integrated Workplace Management Systems

This report, for executives responsible for real estate and facility software selection, describes how IWMS software solutions address facility management challenges, identifies innovations that buyers need to be aware of when considering IWMS solutions, and provides examples of implementation use cases for 20 IWMS software solutions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 March 2017

Panoramic Power’s Energy-As-A-Signal Approach Opens The Door To High-Value Operational Benefits

Since the acquisition in 2015, Panoramic Power has made several advancements to its analytics platform and is transforming its business to have a sharper focus on operational optimization. To understand Panoramic Power’s strategy moving forward, Verdantix spoke with Yaniv Vardi (CEO ), Jon Rabinowitz (Head of Marketing) and Teddy Flatau (VP of Product Development). View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 March 2017

CMMS Specialists At Risk Of Losing Out From Convergence In Maintenance and Operations Management

Verdantix finds that CMMS specialists must respond quickly to protect their home market or they risk being pushed to the edges as an entry-level solution. The report outlines three critical questions market participants should ask themselves to evaluate current potential strategies for the maintenance management software market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 February 2017

Facility Optimization Management: Do You Think Your Building Is Running At Its Best?

This Verdantix webinar will provide software and hardware vendors, developing solutions for optimizing facilities, with insights into the broad theme of facility optimization management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 22 February 2017

IWMS Major Planon Extends Into Facilities Optimization With The IoT

In the near-term our analysis finds three types of customer that could benefit from Planon’s IoT applications: organizations with activity-based working strategies, those looking to maintain the performance of high efficiency buildings and IWMS users looking for greater insight into energy consumption. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 February 2017

Why Building Owners Should Review The Business Case For Facility Optimization

This Verdantix report investigates the potential savings that can be derived from facility optimization and why the default reaction of ‘squeeze facility management contracts’ may be counterproductive to achieving the largest savings possible. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 February 2017

What Should Real Estate And Facilities Software Executives Watch Out For In 2017? (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar provides customers and software vendors with insights into the Real Estate, Energy and Facilities Information Management (REEFIM) market in 2017. You will hear about how a new wave of space optimization solutions will take off based on better occupancy data, how energy management and maintenance management software will move closer together and why edge analytics will increasingly feature in supplier IoT propositions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 26 January 2017

Next Generation Gas Meters Unlock New Energy Management Opportunities

The UK energy management market has long been dominated by efforts to manage the consumption of electricity. This report, for heads of energy and facilities and senior executives in metering services firms, leverages Verdantix research into the UK energy services market, as well as insights from our recent interviews with firms operating within the metering services value chain. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 December 2016

10 Predictions For Real Estate, Energy And Facilities Information Management In 2017

This report explores the key trends that will impact the real estate, energy and facilities information management (REEFIM) market in 2017. The scope covers a range of software categories that come together when managing real estate, such as integrated workplace management systems, computerised maintenance and management systems and energy management software. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 December 2016

Is Demand-Side Energy Management Ready For The Internet of Things?

While the potential for IoT in energy and facility management is promising, the market is still developing and adoption rates vary widely. This report combines analysis of data from Verdantix annual surveys of 250 energy and facility managers with on-going Verdantix research, to help senior executives in energy and facility management software firms review their product strategies to drive adoption of IoT building solutions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 December 2016

Market Overview: Real Estate, Energy and Facilities Information Management

This report provides software executives and buyers with an overview of the changing market dynamics across customer demand, technology factors and software vendor strategies. This report will inform the decisions of C-level executives at software suppliers, facilities management and real estate services firms who own the innovation and strategy agenda and product roadmap for information management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 December 2016

Acquisitions Spree Will Trigger A New Wave Of Deals In REEFIM Software

Acquisitions in the real estate, energy and facilities information management (REEFIM) market have been gathering pace in recent years: Verdantix estimates that total deal activity in this market has reached almost $1.8 billion over the past three years. This report analyses the major deals closed since 2014 and the consequences for market participants. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 December 2016

The IoT And Energy Problem: Unlocking The Latent Value From Within Your Facility (Webinar)

What is the IoT and how does it translate into tangible solutions? How can I identify business value from all the hype? How can it support facility operations or facility energy consumption? This webinar for energy and facility managers and senior executives at software and energy services firms explores the potential for IoT within a facility optimization management strategy, while taking a look at the risks and benefits involved. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 08 December 2016

Businesses Powering On With Decentralized Energy Vision

This report provides energy service providers, power generation specialists and facilities management firms with an up-to-date view of corporate deployment across 10 types of technology, globally, in 2016. Leveraging our 2016 global survey data that is based on interviews with 250 energy managers at $250 million-plus revenue firms, we provide an analysis on both the types of technology being deployed and the scale of investments. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 October 2016

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016: Data Tables

This report contains data collected through the Verdantix Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016 with 250 energy decision-makers and buyers segmented by region and industry group. Verdantix clients should use this data with the report “Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016 Budgets And Priorities” for context and to understand the scope of the study. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 October 2016

Building Operators Target Integration Of Energy And Facility Optimization

Building owners on the search for cost savings and operational efficiency are often hesitant to increase facility budgets – forcing facility teams to do more with less.This report helps facility managers review their strategies for ways to increase performance, such as through the integration of energy and facility management, to develop facility optimization management (FOM) strategies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 September 2016

UK Energy Services: Market Forecast 2016-2021

Verdantix forecasts that the UK energy services market, across six segments, will grow from £1.4 billion in 2016 to £1.5 billion by 2021, at an compound annual growth rate of 2%. This report helps energy services providers, partners and investors forecast revenue streams, define sales and marketing strategies, and budget accordingly. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 September 2016

Accruent Takes A Significant Strategic Step Through Verisae Acquisition

On September 22, 2016, Accruent, a provider of real estate, facilities and asset management solutions, announced it acquired Verisae, a provider of solutions to manage asset and equipment maintenance, energy, mobile workforces, sustainability and compliance. This report helps buyers of facilities and real estate management software and services, such as directors of facilities and estates, to understand the significance of the Verisae acquisition. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 September 2016

What’s Next For The UK Heat Networks Market?

This report provides energy service providers, power utilities and CHP specialists with an analysis of the market drivers and growth expectations of this emerging market. The analysis finds the pace of growth going forward is at risk because it depends on the continuation of low carbon building regulations and rate of new developments. These drivers are now uncertain following Brexit and the change of UK government leadership. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 September 2016

The Future Of The Building Energy Management Software Market

This report provides strategic guidance for senior executives who own building energy management software (BEMS) applications at software firms, services firms and power utilities. The analysis helps BEMS vendors to review their business strategy to align with customer needs and market challenges. Verdantix identifies four strategies BEMS vendors can use to address market trends and to overcome difficult market conditions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 September 2016

Facilities Optimization: Connecting Facility Performance Data With Real Estate Investment Strategy

This webinar explores how functionality from energy software, computerized maintenance and management software, integrated workplace management systems and real estate management software will evolve into end-to-end platforms that offer a more compelling value proposition than today’s many point solutions. We further explore how this creates opportunities for consultants and FM firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 08 September 2016

Energy Management: Global Market Trends And Customer Priorities in 2016 (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar presents our latest survey data from interviews with over 250 senior managers responsible for energy management across 15 geographies. As the only independent global energy management survey available in the market today, this is a must attend webinar for anyone charged with leading energy services strategies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 11 August 2016

Brexit: Fear For The Economy First – Changes To Energy And EH&S Markets Will Come Later

The UK referendum on June 23rd regarding the UK’s decision to stay or leave the European Union, commonly known as Brexit, resulted in a 52% majority for leaving. In this report Verdantix asks what this means for the energy and environmental markets. The analysis finds that over the short term the economic impact is the tangible threat, with indecision and uncertainty weighing down on capital spend which will slow the launch of new energy generation projects and the environmental services market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 July 2016

Facilities Optimization Management Emerges As A New Vision For Optimizing Building Portfolios

This report provides facilities directors, real estate leaders, heads of energy and maintenance with an introduction to Verdantix coverage of Facilities Optimization Management (FOM). Verdantix research with building owners and interviews with over 30 software vendors, facilities management providers and real estate advisers indicate that the FOM market is taking shape in multiple guises. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 July 2016

Global Survey: Energy Management Budgets In 2017 By Country

This report provides insight into energy management budgets for 2017 across 16 regions and countries. The country-level spending data are based on interviews with 250 senior energy and facilities professionals working in all significant industry sectors (see Verdantix Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016: Budgets And Priorities). Overall the majority of firms expect that budgets will be stable or grow positively in 2017. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 July 2016

GPT Partners With Envizi To Boost Performance Of Premium Real Estate

Australia-based GPT Group works with Envizi to enable it to efficiently utilize the data from its portfolio properties to drive a successful implementation of its energy, facility and sustainability optimization plan. This report helps property managers understand how the GPT Group has successfully tackled its building data challenge and integrated energy data management into a comprehensive facility management strategy to achieve its commercial objectives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 July 2016

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016: Strategy And Implementation Brands

This report helps strategy leaders, Chief Marketing Officers and business development directors to measure how energy management decision-makers perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness across energy management strategy development and project implementation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2016

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016: Software Brands

This report helps strategy leaders, Chief Marketing Officers and business development directors at software firms measure how heads of energy management perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. The Verdantix survey interviewed 250 senior energy decision-makers with direct responsibilities for corporate-wide energy management strategies and initiatives, including software selection. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2016

Siemens And IBM Collaborate To Enhance Smart Buildings With IoT

The development of platforms to support the internet of things (IoT) is opening up innovative value propositions that enable increased investments in smart building technologies for the optimization of facility management strategies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2016

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2016: Budgets And Priorities

This report helps energy and facilities directors to understand and benchmark their energy management strategies, current budgets and improvement priorities with high revenue firms globally. Verdantix interviewed 250 energy management decision-makers and budget holders from firms with revenues of at least $250 million to over $1 billion. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2016

UK Facility Teams Use Energy As A Catalyst To Enhance Facility Performance

This report helps executives to benchmark their organization’s strategies, investments and priorities for energy management. Providers of energy management technologies and services can use this report to align their UK product plans with market demands. We analysed research from the Verdantix Energy Leaders 2015: Budgets and Priorities survey and a 2016 survey of executives responsible for energy management in the UK. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 June 2016

Benchmarking The UK's Energy Services Providers (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar provides individuals responsible for selecting, implementing and managing energy projects from energy procurement through to project implementation with a benchmark of 18 providers of energy services for the private and public sector in the UK. As the only energy services capability benchmark available in the market today, this is a must attend webinar for anyone charged with leading energy services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 16 June 2016

Schneider Electric Innovates To Lower Cost Of Smart Buildings

The firm reiterated its intent to continue to invest in expanding its smart building value proposition for building operators at the 2016 Schneider Electric Innovation Summit. At the Summit, Verdantix witnessed new product and services launches that will enable Schneider Electric to help clients implement solutions to enhance corporate operational efficiency measures. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 June 2016

Most Exciting Companies To Watch In The Energy Sector In 2016

This report helps investors and Heads of Strategy and Product Development within energy services firms and utilities to understand highly exciting or disruptive firms in the UK energy management market and supply market, and the specific points that make them stand out. This report builds on our previous analysis of highly exciting firms published in 2015. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 June 2016

Carbon Credentials Unlocks Big Data To Optimize Energy Performance

This report is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses energy services in the context of energy domains such as commercial buildings, retail stores and public sector buildings. To hear more about Carbon Credentials’ energy services proposition, Verdantix spoke with the Carbon Credentials leadership team and took a demonstration of its big data platform - Assured Data Analytics Platform (ADAPt). View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 June 2016

Green Quadrant® UK Energy Services

This report provides individuals responsible for selecting, implementing and managing energy projects from energy procurement through to project implementation with a detailed benchmark of 18 providers of energy services for the private and public sector in the UK. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis combines benchmark data from supplier interviews, responses to an 86-point questionnaire and a survey with a panel of 15 budget holders for energy services. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 May 2016

Verisae Uses IoT-Based Solutions To Optimize Facility Management

Managers responsible for energy management, an integral part of facility management, are turning their attention towards broader optimization solutions, and the technologies that enable those solutions, to achieve their internal targets. Verdantix has identified how focusing on facility and asset lifecycle management can provide larger than anticipated benefits when compared to a focus solely on energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 03 May 2016

What Can We Learn From Energy Management Big Spenders In Retail?

This report helps corporate Heads of Energy and Facilities better understand the challenges facing retail firms and how they have addressed these obstacles. This report draws on Verdantix research into energy management practices and specifically the use of energy management software over the past eight years. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 31 March 2016

Most Exciting Energy Innovation Projects In 2016

This report provides investors, energy services firms and power utilities with an analysis of highly successful corporate and utility energy innovation projects completed between 2013 and 2016. The report focuses on the six winners of the Verdantix 2016 Energy Innovation Awards, who were able to demonstrate positive operational and financial results from pilot projects through to global roll-outs. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 March 2016

EY Expands Consulting Capabilities Into Energy Optimization

This report provides CFOs and global energy directors with an independent analysis of EY’s Energy Optimization Practice which was established in June 2015. Our analysis finds that EY’s offering is well suited to international firms looking to coordinate their energy management strategy at the global level, as well as large firms facing complex challenges in linking energy and business strategy. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 March 2016

2016 Budget Will Have Limited Impact On UK Energy Efficiency Landscape

This report provides a summary of the announcements that will impact end energy users. The notable announcements include the scrapping of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme after the 2018/19 compliance year, shifting of the tax burden onto the Climate Change Levy (CCL) from 2019 and a commitment to continue to protect energy prices for the energy-intensive sectors via Climate Change Agreements. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 17 March 2016

Eight Building Energy Management Software Acquisition Opportunities

The past five years have seen a significant number of mergers and acquisition deals within the energy management industry. This consolidation has been driven by multiple factors including tough market conditions, as well as utility strategies. This report helps investors, as well as CEOs and Heads of Strategy within the facility management, energy services and utilities sectors to understand which software firms are ripe for acquisition and the specific points that make them stand out. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 March 2016

BuildingIQ Sets Sights On Asian Market With $14 Million IPO

In December 2015, BuildingIQ, a US-headquartered building energy management software and services firm, completed an initial public offering (IPO). BuildingIQ, valued at $85 million ($59 million) after listing, provides analytics through its software and services solution which enables commercial building owners and operators to model and optimize HVAC operations to reduce energy costs. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 March 2016

What The Latest Round Of M&A Means For The UK Energy Services Market

An analysis of M&A activity shows a lot of consolidation amongst energy brokers, utilities remain at the centre of energy services investments and remote management technologies are the hot capability for delivering energy services at scale. Verdantix finds that going forward, market participants looking to make a strategic takeover in the UK energy services market will need to work hard to create any kind of scale. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 18 February 2016

What’s Next For The UK CHP Market?

The combined heat and power (CHP) market is mature in the UK – with over 2,000 schemes in operation according to Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) data. This report provides an overview of the projected evolution of the UK CHP market in the next three years for multiple market participants, including CHP specialists, energy service providers, power utilities and facilities management firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 February 2016

Why Your Strategy to Sell Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) Needs a Refresh (Webinar)

You will learn about the current state of the EPC market and why market players are planning significant pivots in their go to market strategy over the next few years. For firms active in the UK energy services market – including energy services specialists, facilities management firms, tech companies as well as ‘Big Six’ utilities – we will also provide our view on what is required to be successful in winning and delivering EPCs over the next 3 years. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 28 January 2016

IBM Seeks To Tame The Unruly World Of Internet Of Things In Buildings

IBM acquired the TRIRIGA Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) in 2011 to combine it with IBM’s existing Maximo Enterprise Asset Management system as part of its ‘Smarter Buildings’ initiative. Verdantix analysis finds IBM’s shift from energy management to building lifecycle management, while innovative, will require significant client engagement to develop appropriate business cases for broad adoption. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 December 2015

How To Benefit From Energy Project And Portfolio Management Software

This report identifies the types of energy efficiency project challenges firms are facing and helps senior executives and decision-makers understand the benefits of project and portfolio management modules within building energy management software. Verdantix analysis finds that energy efficiency project and portfolio management software solutions are particularly beneficial to firms investing heavily in on-site renewables or providing energy services across diverse building portfolios. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 December 2015

Building Energy Management Software Market Size & Forecast 2014-2020

This report helps building energy management software suppliers and partners project revenue streams and plan sales and marketing strategies by sizing and forecasting the market for their software products. Verdantix forecasts the building energy management software market in eight countries – Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, the UK and the US – will grow from $277 million in 2014 to $505 million in 2020. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 December 2015

UK Energy Performance Contracting Market Deal Tracker 2015

This report provides an independent view of the different deal types that are being publicly announced in the UK energy services market in 2015. This report will help firms identify the pockets of growth and plan for the future. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 December 2015

Still Room To Innovate: Elster EnergyICT Pushes Boundaries On Energy M&T

This report takes a deeper look into the software functionality associated with energy monitoring and targeting (M&T), as defined in Verdantix Green Quadrant research, and helps energy managers understand how the current generation of energy management software tackles this critical functionality. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 22 December 2015

10 Hot Trends For Energy Management In 2016

This report explores the key trends across energy services and energy management software that will impact commercial, industrial and utility sectors in 2016 and beyond. The analysis finds that while energy management is now mature across some areas, executives and energy services practice leaders will be busy in 2016 refining their strategies for the SME market, determining how to take advantage of disruptive technologies, and more. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 December 2015

What’s Behind The Trend Of Energy Centres?

This report clarifies the concept of energy centres for multiple market participants, including energy service providers, CHP specialists, power utilities, facilities management firms, as well as on-site energy managers. The analysis finds that the full optimization of energy centres requires multiple levels of systems thinking, integrated procurement across electricity and gas, and the development of partnership networks including CHP specialists and energy services firms. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 December 2015

Energy Services Market: Critical Capabilities For Success

This report provides a strategic framework to help energy services firms clarify their go-to-market strategy and identify the critical capabilities required to succeed in the energy services market. It builds on our strategy assessment tool, the ‘Energy Services Radar’, which provides energy services executives a way to measure expertise within the context of energy domains, such as retail stores, manufacturing plants, data centres and distribution centres. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 December 2015

2016 Predictions For UK Energy Services Market (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar provides a detailed perspective on the key market events in the UK energy services market in 2016. You will learn about the major players in the market and how their strategies will evolve in the next 12 months. We will demonstrate how regulatory decisions will continue to impact the market and explain how integrated energy systems will continue to gain ground in the public and private sectors. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 10 December 2015

Why Suppliers Must Rethink Strategies For Energy Performance Contracting

For the past decade energy services providers, facilities management firms and utilities in the UK have been developing Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) propositions in an attempt to win multi-million pound deals and open up new opportunities. This report helps EPC providers to understand the current state of the UK EPC market and the key trends that will shape the market in the next three years. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 December 2015

Energy Management Software Product Assessment: Industry Behemoths Begin To Take Control (Webinar)

This webinar will share research towards answering questions such as: What does the current energy management software supplier landscape look like? What factors are shaping the direction of the energy management software market over the next three years? How should corporates plan to use energy management software in the next three years? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 20 November 2015

10 Steps To Help Industrial Firms Realize Energy Saving Opportunities

This report helps senior executives responsible for energy management within industrial firms understand and benchmark their energy strategy, and the steps they need to take to better capitalize on opportunities. The report provides an overview of current industrial energy management (IEM) strategies in North America. The report provides firms with 10 steps they should take to realize savings from energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 November 2015

Industrial Energy Management: Market Trends and Customer Priorities (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar presents survey data from interviews with over 130 senior managers responsible for energy management in industrial facilities across North America. You will learn about the priorities for energy management at industrial facilities, the direction of budgets and the use of software and hardware to improve energy efficiency. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 30 October 2015

Opower’s Well-Timed Launch Of NextWeb Supports Utility Digitalization Plans

Utility software provider Opower has been expanding its product line to support utility strategies around improving digital engagement in customer services – particularly the upgrade of websites and self-service portals. To get an update on Opower’s strategy and hear more about its recently launched product ‘NextWeb’, Verdantix spoke with Opower’s product marketing team. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 October 2015

Green Quadrant® Building Energy Management Software 2015 (Global)

This report provides a detailed comparison of 27 building energy management software applications to help corporate buyers save time, reduce costs and mitigate risks when selecting products and suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 October 2015

Suppliers Progress In Opening Up Energy Services Outsourcing Opportunities

Numerous suppliers in the energy services market have developed outsourced energy services propositions, from those covering a single process to broader offerings that cover multiple areas of energy management. Leveraging proprietary Verdantix data from multi-year surveys, this report helps energy services suppliers answer two key questions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 September 2015

Verisae Has Sights Set On Utility Industry With RWE Deal

On July 7, 2015, energy, facility, machine-to-machine monitoring and sustainability management software supplier Verisae, announced that German utility RWE will use its mobile workforce management (WFM) solution, vx Field, as the central solution for its Meter Operations Management (MOM) system project. The MOM system will coordinate the planning and management of the rollout of smart meters throughout RWE’s regional companies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 September 2015

UK Energy Services: Market Forecast 2015-2020

Verdantix forecasts that the UK energy services market, across five key segments, will grow from £1.2 billion in 2015 to £1.4 billion by 2020, at an overall annual growth rate of 4%. During the forecast period the analysis finds that increases in electricity prices will remain the most significant driver, and the small and medium enterprise market will offer energy services providers new opportunities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 September 2015

New Entrant kWIQly Aims To Curtail Multi-Site SMEs’ Gas Use

The past four years have seen an increasing number of energy management firms, software firms and utilities explore opportunities to deliver energy management solutions to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Verdantix finds that kWIQly’s use of virtual audits and predictive maintenance diagnostics positions its solution for the multi-site SME market; however, kWIQly will need a diverse range of partnerships to crack open the market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 September 2015

The Future Of The UK Energy Services Market (Webinar)

This webinar will provide you with a view of the 3 year evolution of the UK energy services market. We will leverage our recent interviews with UK budget holders, as well as market sizing and forecast data across seven segments of the energy services market. The analysis enables Heads of Strategy and Product Development within energy services firms to understand the hot segments to target and enhance go-to-market strategies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 17 September 2015

Softening UK Policies Hit Renewables And Residential Energy Services

The UK Government unveiled a raft of changes across renewables incentives and energy efficiency policies, as part of a broader programme to reduce public spending by £13 billion ($20 billion) and contain spending on renewables subsidies. Our analysis finds that these announcements will have an immediate impact on generators of incentive-fuelled renewables and providers of residential energy services as the business case gets dampened down. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 August 2015

British Gas Ramps Up Customer Engagement With EnerNOC Software

British Gas has been partnering with energy intelligence software provider EnerNOC since 2014 to improve its customer engagement and energy data management services for its business customers. The partnership responds to multiple trends in the utility sector which are elevating the importance of customer engagement. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 August 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Data Tables

The Verdantix Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Data Tables provides a global benchmark of energy management priorities, budgets and governance based on interviews with 285 heads of energy in firms with revenues of at least $250 million. This global energy survey provides hard data against which energy leaders can benchmark their spending plans and priorities for 2016. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 August 2015

Utilities Focus On Technology-Led Strategies For Customer Engagement

To better understand how utilities are leveraging technology to improve customer services operations, Verdantix interviewed a panel of power utilities across Europe. The research finds that three key themes are shaping customer services programmes – digitalization, personalization and new services. To evolve capabilities in customer services, Verdantix recommends that utilities leverage a wide technology partnership network across IT systems integrators, software firms and tech start-ups. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 19 August 2015

Global Survey Data: Energy Management Budgets & Priorities For 2016 (Webinar)

This webinar provides senior managers responsible for business planning, strategy, marketing and sales in energy services and equipment suppliers with the hard data you need to align your 2016 plans with the realities of market demand. The Verdantix global survey data also provides insight into country-specific and industry-specific trends across segments such as decentralized energy, energy performance contracts, energy storage and energy software. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 06 August 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Technology Services

This report helps strategy leaders, Chief Marketing Officers and business development directors at technology services firms measure how heads of energy management perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. The Verdantix survey interviewed 276 senior energy decision-makers with direct responsibilities for corporate-wide energy management strategies and initiatives, including technology services vendor selection. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 13 July 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Equipment Brands

This report helps strategy leaders, Chief Marketing Officers and business development directors at energy management equipment firms measure how corporate energy management decision-makers perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. The Verdantix survey interviewed 275 senior energy decision-makers with direct responsibilities for corporate-wide energy management strategies and initiatives, including energy management automation and controls equipment selection. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 July 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Software Brands

This report helps software firms measure how heads of energy management perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. The Verdantix survey interviewed 285 senior energy decision-makers with direct responsibilities for corporate-wide energy management strategies and initiatives, including software selection. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 July 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Consulting Brands

This report helps strategy leaders, Chief Marketing Officers and business development directors at consultancies to measure how corporate energy management decision-makers perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. The annual revenues of respondents’ firms were a minimum of $250 million with 71% of firms having revenues over $1 billion, representing 21 industries and 15 geographies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 July 2015

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2015: Budgets and Priorities

This report provides a global benchmark of energy management priorities, budgets and governance based on interviews with 285 decision-makers positioned at an executive level; its findings will help shape corporate decisions on energy and energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 July 2015

Most Exciting Energy Management Companies to Watch in 2015

This report helps investors, and Heads of Strategy and Product Development within energy services firms to understand highly interesting or fast growing firms in the UK energy management market, and the specific points that make them stand out. The analysis finds that certain firms are pioneering services and technologies to open up the small and medium business market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 July 2015

US Power Utility IT Services: Market Forecast 2015-2020

Verdantix forecasts that US electric power utility spending on IT services for the management of energy generation assets, grid operations and customer services will grow from $952 million in 2015 to $1,051 million in 2020. During the forecast period there will shifting of budgets as smart meter deployments wind down, there is greater integration of IT and operational technologies and the impact of decentralized generation takes off. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 2015

Energy Management in the Age of the Internet of Things

The latest macro theme to shake up the technology world is the Internet of Things (IoT). In many ways energy is a perfect problem for IoT solutions. The IoT trend is shaking up the industry with incumbents having to respond fast to innovation-led entrants that leverage open standards, data from multiple networks and the ability to shift the intelligence of the solutions to the cloud. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 June 2015

Simpler Software Pricing Models Help Drive Adoption

As the energy management software market has matured, so have the pricing models suppliers use for their solutions. This report explains the most common pricing models that software suppliers adopt and the benefits of each model. The report helps senior executives in energy software firms, practice leaders in partner services firms, as well as decision-makers within corporates, better understand the variety of energy management software pricing models available. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 June 2015

Cisco Opens Door to Internet of Things Energy Solution

Cisco acquired energy management software supplier JouleX in July 2013, to increase the number of services it offered to new and existing customers. This report helps Chief Information Officers, Heads of Energy and Facilities Directors to understand the functionality and benefits of the JouleX software solution, branded Cisco Energy Management Suite. To better understand how Cisco has integrated JouleX, Verdantix spoke with Player Pate, Cisco Marketing Manager. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 June 2015

Getting A Grip On Pricing Models For Energy Services

The energy services market incorporates a broad range of service lines from firms with different industry backgrounds. This diversity, and different commercial strategies and levels of market maturity, have contributed to the development of a variety of industry pricing models. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 May 2015

Best Practices For ESOS Assessments - What Have We Learnt So Far? (Webinar)

The UK government's Energy Savings Opportunity Assessment (ESOS) implements the EU's 2012 energy efficiency directive. With the deadline just 6 months away for the first ESOS assessment disclosure to the Environment Agency, the pressure is on to ensure your organization complies with yet another energy and carbon regulation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 30 April 2015

How To Drive Value From ESOS Energy Audits

Before December 5, 2015, all large organizations in the UK must undertake an energy audit, as part of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) estimates there are approximately 7,300 organizations liable to comply with the scheme. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 April 2015

Urjanet Supports Growth Of Energy Management Ecosystem

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Atlanta, Urjanet is a cloud-based provider of energy data that uses proprietary technology to capture and aggregate near real-time data on energy prices and consumption, directly from utilities and interval meters View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 April 2015

British Gas Commits To Home Automation Through AlertMe Deal

In March 2015, British Gas acquired connected home technology firm, AlertMe, to bring its total investment in the firm to £65 million ($96 million). The deal gives British Gas full ownership of AlertMe’s platform for connected home services, and provides AlertMe a distribution channel for its services across tens of millions of homes. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 2015

C3 Energy Gains Ground In Customer Engagement And Grid Analytics

This report provides Chief Information Officers, Grid Directors and VPs of Customer Services at power utilities with an independent analysis of C3 Energy’s suite of analytics applications. Now a six-year-old company, C3 Energy is building up a track record with power utilities, and in 2014 it expanded its client list to include large utilities in the US, Canada and Europe. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 2015

Wipro EcoEnergy Serves Up Savings To Restaurant Chains

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

Subscribers only Published: 23 March 2015

Power Utilities - How To Choose An IT Services Supplier (Webinar)

This webinar leverage the new Verdantix Green Quadrant benchmark of IT services providers for power utilities including Accenture, CGI, Deloitte, Capgemini, IBM, Infosys, TCS and Wipro Technologies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 12 March 2015

Green Quadrant Power Utility IT Services (North America)

This report provides a detailed fact-based comparison of 10 of the largest providers of IT services for electric power utilities in North America. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis combines benchmark data from supplier interviews, responses to a 78-point questionnaire and interviews with a panel of 14 budget holders in the power utility sector. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 February 2015

Energy Services In The UK - Technology, Regulations & Results (Webinar)

Over the last 5 years the shape of the UK energy services market has changed significantly. Many energy consulting boutiques and bureau shops have been acquired. Power utilities have launched their own energy solutions divisions. Innovative approaches to data management and analysis have impacted best practices for energy efficiency. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 19 February 2015

Where Next For UK Energy Services?

The energy services market is very broad, incorporating a wide range of quite distinct service lines. The number of different types of services included under this umbrella, as well as the affinity of energy with other disciplines, means there are suppliers from a broad range of backgrounds targeting the UK energy services market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 January 2015

Panoramic Power Expands Focus To Operational Performance

Founded in 2009, Panoramic Power brings together non-invasive, wireless and self-powered device level hardware, cloud-based software and supporting services to help firms manage energy demand and improve operational performance. In December 2014, Panoramic Power announced that it had raised a further $7 million in Series B funding with software firm Autodesk joining existing investors. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 January 2015

Home Automation For Energy Management Takes A Step Forward

Home automation emerged as one of the strongest themes of the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2015 – an annual technology conference which has become a popular platform for tech announcements and new product launches. Home automation has been a growing theme in the energy management market and large consumer brands have been launching devices which control and automate energy-consuming assets in the home. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 January 2015

Hot Trends For Energy Management In 2015

This report explores the key energy management trends that will impact commercial, home, industrial and utility sectors in 2015 and beyond. 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. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 January 2015

Hawaii Provides A Vision Of The Future For Utilities Elsewhere

This report provides utility executives with an overview of Hawaii’s evolving energy landscape and the strategies being pursued by Hawaiian utilities as they are forced to transition their business models in a short timescale. To better understand market dynamics and utility strategies, Verdantix interviewed market participants from the power utility, energy efficiency and technology services sectors. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 January 2015

Siemens Advantage Navigator Bridges Energy And Sustainability

In June 2014, Siemens launched its new software platform, Advantage Navigator, bringing together energy demand, energy supply and sustainability data – which used to exist within discrete applications – into one comprehensive platform. This report helps heads of energy, facilities, procurement and sustainability, understand how Advantage Navigator enables end users and Siemens services teams to drive more value from energy and sustainability data. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 December 2014

10 Hot Energy Management Trends for 2015 (Webinar)

What are the key energy management trends that will impact corporates and utilities in 2015? Join this webinar to hear Verdantix predictions of what’s in store for the year ahead, leveraging our research into energy technologies, energy management and power utilities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 11 December 2014

Smart Innovators: Industrial Energy Management Software

This report provides Energy Directors, Finance Directors and Heads of Operations with an independent analysis of industrial energy management software. Verdantix selected the industrial energy management software market for a smart innovators report because our research has shown that individuals responsible for corporate energy management within industrial firms lack the necessary tools to achieve their energy-related business objectives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 03 December 2014

Energy Services Firms Need The Right Software Partnerships

This report provides heads of strategy within energy services firms, facilities management firms, energy consultancies and power utilities, with an independent analysis of key software partnership models in the energy services market. As energy management becomes increasingly technology-led, software partnerships have become a key feature of the market as services firms look to boost capabilities and deliver at scale. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 December 2014

How to Succeed In The UK Energy Services Market (Webinar)

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 Fosters Utility Sector Transformation

As part of its strategy, Schneider Electric is placing a significant focus on the utilities and smart grid sector, where changes are opening up opportunities for firms delivering information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and services to the industry. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 October 2014

Where Next For Energy Management Software?

In this webinar Verdantix will share unique insights from recent research answering questions such as: What does the energy management software supplier landscape look like today? How big is the building energy management software market? What factors are shaping the direction of the energy management software market over the next five years? How should corporates plan to use energy management software in the next five years? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 23 October 2014

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q3 2014

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; and What are the typical investment levels? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 October 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

FirstFuel A Smart Choice for Opower Partnership

On September 9, 2014, Opower, a leading supplier of utility customer engagement solutions, announced a global strategic partnership with FirstFuel, a software supplier that provides utilities with intelligence on energy efficiency opportunities within medium and large commercial buildings. Both firms help utilities design and manage large-scale customer engagement and energy efficiency strategies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 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

Building Energy Management Software Market Size and Forecast 2013-2019

Cost savings opportunities, regional and national building energy efficiency policies, and globally increasing energy prices are driving demand in the building energy management software market. This report helps software suppliers and partners project revenue streams and plan strategies by sizing and forecasting the market. Verdantix forecasts the market in eight countries—Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, the UK and the US—will grow from $253m in 2013 to $514m in 2019. 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

Home Energy Management Market Gears Up For Growth

This report provides Heads of Strategy and Product Development, as well as utility executives, with an independent analysis of Home Energy Management (HEM) market activity across three regions: the US, Europe and Asia. To better understand activity in these regions, Verdantix reviewed over three years of publicly announced deals covering HEM implementations, as well as partnerships, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and investments, collected through our quarterly Smart Grid Deal Tracker. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 August 2014

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q2 2014

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; and What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 July 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

Energy Software Delves Deeper Into Asset Management

Optimizing energy-consuming assets is a big challenge, particularly for large firms or for firms in asset-intensive industries such as food and beverage, manufacturing or retail. This report helps Heads of Energy and Heads of Facilities better understand the capabilities of software applications available on the market to assist with identifying and diagnosing faults, scheduling maintenance events and managing the consumption of energy-consuming assets. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 June 2014

Who Benefits Most From Energy Management Software?

Energy management software apps first started flooding the market in 2008 when much of the conversation in the market was around carbon. Since 2008 corporates’ acknowledgment of the importance of energy management, prices and legislation has increased, with energy rather than carbon now the topic of conversation. As energy management strategies have evolved over time, firms have shared responsibility for procuring, managing and reporting on energy consumption across multiple business functions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 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

EPA Clean Power Plan Sets State Emission Reduction Targets

This report provides an independent analysis of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan proposal, released on June 2, 2014. The new rule aims to reduce CO2 emissions from the US electric power sector by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030 through emission reduction guidelines. The proposed rule will cover roughly 3,000 electricity generating units at 1,000 power plants across the US. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 June 2014

How To Select Building Energy Management Software

Now in its fifth year, the Verdantix benchmark of energy management software is the authoritative assessment of the functionality of the leading building energy software applications available on the market. Join energy software guru and Verdantix Industry Analyst Alisdair McDougall for his round up on the market based on the recently published Green Quadrant on Building Energy Management Software . View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 22 May 2014

Energy Software To Manage Supply Side Reaches Maturity

Validating the accuracy of utility invoices and identifying the appropriate tariff is a constant challenge for multi-site firms. This report draws on the data from the Verdantix Green Quadrant Building Energy Management Software fact base and helps Energy Directors, VPs of Real Estate and Facilities, and accounts payable departments better understand the software applications available to assist with their supply-side management activities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 May 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

Home Energy Management: Partnerships For Success

This report provides Heads of Strategy and Product Development, as well as utility executives, with an independent analysis of the partnership models being formed in the home energy management (HEM) market. To better understand this topic, we interviewed 19 providers of HEM devices, software and services, and reviewed partnership deal data collected through our quarterly Smart Grid Deal Tracker. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 April 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q1 2014

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; and What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 17 April 2014

Smart Innovators: Home Energy Management

This report provides Heads of Strategy and Product Development, as well as utility executives, with an independent analysis of the home energy management (HEM) market. Verdantix selected this subject for a Smart Innovators report because hundreds of suppliers – ranging from power utilities to telecom suppliers – have moved into the HEM market looking to improve customer retention or grow revenues from their HEM divisions. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 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 2014 (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

Best Practices for Investing in Building Energy Management Software (Webinar)

Buyers in the energy management software market face a diverse range of software suppliers spanning enterprise software providers, equipment and controls firms, energy consultants and services firms such as EnerNOC, Panoramic Power, Schneider Electric and Verisae. But everyone needs to get the CFO on board to approve the $100k to $1m investment depending on the size and complexity of your organizational needs. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 20 March 2014

Verdantix Toolkit: Business Case For Building Energy Management Software

Verdantix has developed a business case toolkit to quantify the tangible financial benefits of investing in energy management software. Though there are many business case toolkits for business software, this is the only research and toolkit available for users to build business cases to fund energy management software. Users can download the excel spreadsheet and change assumptions to tailor more closely to their requirements. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 March 2014

Business Case For Building Energy Management Software (Report and Online Toolkit)

Rising energy costs and pressure to disclose sustainability data have increased the number of firms considering investing in energy management. Verdantix has developed a business case toolkit to quantify the tangible financial benefits of investing in energy management software. This report explains the premise behind the toolkit and some of the additional benefits that may arise from investing in energy management software. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 04 March 2014

On-Site Renewable Energy: Business Benefits and Technology Selection (Webinar)

In recent years climate change resiliency and energy vulnerability has been driving corporate demand for renewable energy worldwide. Heads of Energy and Environment, CSOs, CFOs or any decision-maker involved in energy procurement and meeting environmental goals should join this webinar to hear about the renewable energy technologies characterizing the landscape today and the future companies and solutions with high potential to shape future power generation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 06 February 2014

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 »

Subscribers only Published: 30 January 2014

Smart Grid Deal Tracker: Q4 2013

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 January 2014

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013: Energy Management Budget Outlook

This report provides a global benchmark of 2014 energy management budgets in 13 different geographical regions and 21 industry sectors. Verdantix interviewed 250 energy leaders positioned at an executive level who influence corporate decisions on energy and energy management. We asked respondents to quantify the expected size of energy management budgets, and expected budget change for their firm’s next financial year. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 16 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

Energy Profile: Australia 2013–2016

The Verdantix Energy Profile of Australia provides corporate energy leaders, strategy leaders and CFOs with an analysis of Australia’s evolving energy landscape. This report forms part of a series of profiles that analyse the energy futures in countries across the globe. To better understand Australia’s energy landscape we assessed change drivers such as energy balance, power generation mix, energy prices, energy legislation, and government targets and incentives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 January 2014

US Energy And Grid Management IT Services Spend 2013-2017

This report provides energy management and IT leaders in market-facing and corporate executive roles with an independent analysis of US spending on energy and grid management IT solutions from 2013 to 2017. The report helps executives answer questions such as: What are the investment levels for IT services across corporate energy management initiatives? Which markets are growing or declining? How will IT services investment levels vary by industry? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 January 2014

Total Portfolio: On-Site Renewable Energy Technologies

The Total Portfolio analysis clarifies the sustainability benefits, business value and maturity of 26 on-site renewable energy generation technologies. Verdantix conducted a fact-based assessment of each solution’s maturity, investment case, future prospects and sustainability benefits. Executives and managers responsible for implementing on-site renewable energy programmes should use this structured assessment to prioritize spending decisions and shortlist suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 18 December 2013

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

Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013: Automation and Control Brands

This report helps strategy leaders, chief marketing officers and business development directors within automation and control suppliers measure how heads of energy perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement among their customer base. Our survey of 250 global energy leaders includes only the most senior decision-makers responsible for energy management at firms with revenues of at least $250 million from 21 industries and 13 countries. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 November 2013

Smart Grid Deal Tracker: Q3 2013

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 31 October 2013

Established Global Brands Lead Energy Technology Services

The ‘Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013: Technology Services Brands’ helps IT service providers understand buyer attitudes, their energy practice’s brand equity, 2013 vs 2012 market position, and buyer perceptions of their capabilities to offer energy technology advisory and implementation services. This is the third of the Global Energy Leaders Survey 2013 Brands series. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 29 October 2013

Coping With The Energy Challenge: Energy Management Strategies In 2014 (Webinar)

Join this Verdantix webinar to see the findings from our annual survey of 250 corporate energy leaders located in 13 countries. The survey data covers 2013-2014 energy managements budgets in detail, including planned budget increases by industry sector, sources of funding for 10 key initiatives and 2014 spending priorities across building technologies, energy management software, smart meters, onsite renewables and other energy initiatives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 03 October 2013

Rising Energy Software Brand Awareness Fuels Competition

In 2008 and 2009, 40 software suppliers launched energy management apps into the global market. To date, software suppliers have had varying levels of success in this very competitive market. This report helps strategy leaders, chief marketing officers and business development directors within software firms understand how heads of energy perceive their brand and benchmark levels of awareness and engagement. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 October 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q2 2013

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 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

How The Era Of Big Data Is Transforming Energy Management (Webinar)

Today, energy management is data-centric. The steady deployment of millions of smart meters, sub-meters and sensors globally are creating a “treasure trove” of energy insights for organizations across manufacturing, retail, technology and utilities sectors. Join this Verdantix webinar as we reveal the technology innovations which are enabling firms to overcome these challenges and more strategically manage energy. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 11 July 2013

Energy Profile: India 2012-2017

The Verdantix Energy Profile of India (2012-2017) provides corporate energy leaders, strategy leaders and CFOs with an analysis of India’s evolving energy landscape. This report forms part of a series of country profiles that analyse the energy futures in territories across the globe. To better understand India’s energy landscape we assessed change drivers such as the energy balance, power generation mix, energy prices, energy legislation, government targets and incentives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 03 July 2013

GridPoint Mitigates Risks From Natural Disasters

This report provides CEOs, VPs of strategy and VPs of product development with an overview of GridPoint’s new Disaster Recovery Framework, developed in parallel with a major North American retailer. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q1 2013

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 April 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

Total Portfolio: Energy Efficiency Solutions (2013)

The Total Portfolio analysis clarifies the sustainability benefits, business value and maturity of 25 energy efficiency solutions. Verdantix conducted a fact-based assessment of each solution’s maturity, investment case, future prospects and sustainability benefits. Executives and managers responsible for implementing energy efficiency programmes should use this structured assessment to prioritize spending decisions and shortlist suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 March 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

What's The Story Behind US Carbon Emission Reductions?

In 2012, US carbon emissions dropped to 1994 levels, falling from a 2007 peak. This certainly sounds like good news, but multiple factors underpin this end result, and its implications are unclear. This report analyses the contribution of macro-level drivers – GDP, energy intensity and emissions intensity – using the Kaya Identity. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 20 March 2013

How Big Energy Data Adds Value In Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate owners, occupiers and facilities managers in Australia, UK and US are reacting differently to the challenges of strategically managing energy across their portfolios. This report helps stakeholders at all stages of a building’s life cycle understand how big energy data, brought about by the convergence of technology and regulatory trends, is informing and enabling strategic energy management. 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

Energy Profile: Germany 2012-2016

The Verdantix Energy Profile of Germany provides an overview of Germany’s evolving energy landscape. This report informs the energy strategies of market participants including strategy leaders, heads of energy and CFOs. Verdantix assessed Germany’s change drivers such as energy balance, power generation mix, energy prices and key policy developments. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 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

The Future Of Smart Buildings (Webinar)

The automation of building operations, management and maintenance is defining the smart building market today. The growth in big data is enabling owners, occupiers and facilities managers to increase net operating income, reduce operational expenditure and fine tune their properties environmental sustainability performance. But how will the smart building market evolve and who is defining the future shape of the market? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 15 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q4 2012

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q4 2012, helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 13 February 2013

Finding The Right Energy Management Software Match (Webinar)

Based on Verdantix Green Quadrant® Energy Management Software (Global) 2013, this webinar helps Heads of energy, facilities, finance and sustainability looking for enterprise software to support their energy management activities, to understand how to shortlist suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 18 January 2013

Energy Profile: United Kingdom 2011-2015

The Verdantix Energy Profile of the United Kingdom (UK) provides organizations with an overview of the UK’s evolving energy landscape. This report will help inform the energy strategies of market participants including strategy leaders, heads of energy and CFOs. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 January 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

Green Quadrant® Energy Management Software (Global) 2013

This report provides a detailed comparison of 14 enterprise energy management software applications to help corporate buyers save time, reduce costs and mitigate risks when selecting products and suppliers. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis combines benchmark data from 14 live product demonstrations, responses to a 134 point questionnaire and interviews with an independent panel of 15 customers across 13 industries. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 January 2013

UK Energy Bill Set To Boost Corporate Energy Management

This report provides energy managers and heads of sustainability with an independent analysis of the UK Energy Bill and package of energy policy reforms, published by the UK government on November 29, 2012. While these energy policy reforms will affect power utilities most, Verdantix analysis finds that the measures will also impact corporate energy management programmes. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 December 2012

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

Smart Innovators: Big Energy Data Software

This report provides Energy Directors, Finance Directors and Heads of Operations with an independent analysis of energy data analytics software. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study because ’Big Data’ on energy- with the implementation of millions of smart meters and scaling up of corporate energy programmes- is creating new technical and organizational challenges. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 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

Cisco And Joulex Target IT And Facilities Energy Management

Cisco’s EnergyWise software enables organizations to monitor and manage the energy consumption of Cisco equipment such as Ethernet LAN switches, IP phones, and the equipment of Cisco’s partners that supports the EnergyWise protocol. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 November 2012

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q3 2012

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 October 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

Infor Shifts From Facility To Enterprise Energy Management

Rising energy costs, increased price volatility, tighter energy and carbon regulations, 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 Infor’s response-to-the-market shift towards strategic energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 August 2012

On-Site Renewables Gain Global Momentum

The proliferation of decentralized energy generation, including on-site renewables, is contributing to a global change in energy management and the energy value chain. This report helps Business Development Directors, Chief Marketing Officers and strategy leaders that operate in the renewable technologies market to understand the extent to which businesses across 21 industries from 13 countries plan to invest in on-site renewable energy technologies in 2012. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 August 2012

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q2 2012

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 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

Life Cycle Efficiencies Underpin Growth In BIM Software

This report helps professionals involved in all stages of a building’s life cycle to understand Building Information Modelling (BIM). Traditionally, members of project teams work in silos when developing domestic and non-domestic buildings, and this practice often results in projects missing deadlines and budget targets. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 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 Shale Gas Glut Will Not Derail The Energy Efficiency Case

This report helps individuals such as CSOs, Energy Directors, Facilities Directors and CFOs understand how the growth of US shale gas affects the business case for corporate energy efficiency. Technological advances in drilling techniques in the past decade have triggered an explosion in natural gas production in the US with total output growing from 1.0 trillion cubic feet in 2008 to 6.8 trillion cubic feet in 2011. 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q1 2012

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 19 April 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

Webinar: The Future Of The Green Office

What will sustainable offices look like in five years time? Based on analysis of innovations across a building’s lifecycle, we share a realistic view of the building designs, process changes, materials and technologies that will form sustainable offices in 2017. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 02 April 2012

France Sustainable Business Consulting Spend 2010-2015

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

Subscribers only Published: 22 March 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

Global Smart Grid Market Analysis: Q4 2011

This report provides sustainability suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions with an independent analysis of global smart grid market activity in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2011. 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: 21 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

US Launches $4 Billion Energy Efficiency Roadmap

This report helps energy services firms and real estate retrofit specialists understand the Better Building Challenge, a green building policy initiative announced by the White House on December 2, 2011. The Better Buildings Challenge aims to bring together Federal Government’s procurement powers and commitments from 60 private sector property owners to commission $4 billion of energy efficiency projects. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 10 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

Panoptix Targets Building Energy Performance Optimization

This report provides building owners, occupiers and managers with independent analysis of Panoptix, a suite of building energy management software applications and services launched by Johnson Controls in October, 2011. The Panoptix solution is a scalable energy management software and services platform for real estate owners, occupiers and managers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 01 February 2012

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q4 2011

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 January 2012

Market Overview: Enterprise Energy Management Software (Webinar)

This Verdantix webinar will provide you with unique insights into the complex energy management software market and provide an independent comparison of software providers. Drawing on nine months of research including interviews, product demonstrations and in-depth comparative analysis of 15 software providers, we will reveal leading suppliers in the market today.  View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 16 December 2011

Green Quadrant Energy Management Software (Global) 2011

This report provides a detailed benchmark of fifteen enterprise energy management software applications to help corporate buyers save time, reduce cost and mitigate risks in product and supplier selection. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 December 2011

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

Government Contracts Boost UK Smart Meter Ecosystem

This report provides product and portfolio managers in technology and telecoms firms with an independent analysis of the impact of the recent UK government smart meter communications contracts, announced on 30 August, 2011. Verdantix selected this subject for study because the multi-billion pound contracts will create a significant boost for smart meter roll-out and the development of a UK smart meter ecosystem. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 October 2011

Marks & Spencer's New Store Cuts Carbon Emissions By 23%

Building stock is a key target for action as firms seek for ways to reduce their environmental impact. This report helps facilities managers, retail occupiers and property developers understand some of the emerging trends in sustainable retail management, occupation and development, taking UK food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) as a case study. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 October 2011

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q3 2011

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 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

The State Of The Global Smart Grid Market (Webinar)

Energy and sustainability concerns are driving development in the smart grid market. But utility, engineering, technology and software firms need to get behind the hype to understand the projects and partnerships characterising the market today, and the companies and solutions with high potential to shape the future smart grid. This webinar will help senior executives in strategy, product and marketing understand the risks and opportunities for their firm. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 30 September 2011

Buyers' Guide To Energy Management Software

This report provides energy directors, facilities directors, finance directors and VPs of sustainability with independent analysis of the energy management software market. Verdantix selected this subject for detailed study because buyers must choose from a dizzying array of software applications to help them manage energy use within their organization. To better understand this topic we interviewed 16 energy management experts and surveyed 72 energy management software suppliers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 September 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

C3 Unveils Vision For Enterprise Energy Management

This report provides CEOs, VPs of strategy and VPs of product development with independent analysis of the official launch of C3’s energy management application on August 11, 2011. Co-founded by Tom Siebel and Patricia House, C3 has operated in stealth since 2008. Verdantix spoke with Patricia House, SVP Strategy, and Chris Stauber, VP Products, to find out more about C3 and its software platform. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 August 2011

Smart Innovators: Energy Management Software

Rising energy prices, greater energy price volatility, growing regulation for energy and associated carbon and increasing stakeholder pressure to manage energy in a more sustainable manner place considerable pressure upon those responsible for energy management within firms. This report provides energy directors, facilities directors, finance directors and VPs of sustainability with independent analysis of the energy management software market. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 24 August 2011

Total Portfolio: Smart Grid Technologies

This Total Portfolio analysis clarifies the sustainability benefits, business value and maturity of 23 smart grid technologies. The sustainability rating tool provides a fact-based assessment of each technology’s sustainability benefits, maturity, investment case and future prospects. Executives and managers responsible for smart grid deployment strategies should use this structured assessment to prioritize spending decisions and shortlist service providers. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 19 August 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

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q2 2011

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? Data is captured from daily reviews of public sources such as main supplier websites, the trade press and general media channels. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 July 2011

Hara Aligns With Strategic Energy Management Ecosystem

This report analyzes the strategy of energy and environment software supplier Hara following the firm’s recent Series C funding and its recruitment of Ray Lane to the Board. The $25 million in funding together with strategic investors from the energy value chain will help align the Hara business with the emerging opportunity to provide strategic energy management. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 June 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

New ISO 50001 Aims To Tackle The Energy Management Deficit

This report provides EH&S Directors, Heads of Facilities, Energy Directors and VPs of Sustainability with independent analysis of the new ISO 50001 standard. Verdantix finds that the new standard, released on June 15, 2011, seeks to establish an international, cross-industry framework for energy management within organizations. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 16 June 2011

Australian 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 Australian 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: 16 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

Best Practices For Selecting Energy And Carbon Software (Webinar)

This webinar will help you save time and minimise risk in the selection of the energy and carbon software best suited to your firm’s requirements. Based on Verdantix research with hundreds of decision makers in energy management, EH&S, sustainability, finance and IT you will learn about the best practices to guide your supplier selection decision. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 19 April 2011

Smart Grid Deal Tracker Q1 2011

The Verdantix Smart Grid Deal Tracker helps suppliers and customers of smart grid solutions answer questions such as: What smart grid solutions are my peers implementing?; How does the solution set vary by geography?; Which vendors are active in this space?; What partnerships have been formed?; What are the typical investment levels? View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 April 2011

Symantec Targets European Smart Grid Opportunities

IT security and storage firm Symantec will expand its smart grid offering from the US to Europe throughout 2011. Smart meter deals dominate smart grid implementation projects in Europe but demand response and distribution automation contracts also feature. Large-scale smart grid upgrade projects remain limited in number with European utilities favouring smaller pilot initiatives. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 05 April 2011

IBM Acquires TRIRIGA To Boost Smarter Buildings Initiative

On March 22, 2011, IBM announced the acquisition of TRIRIGA, a US-based software supplier of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). The acquisition forms part of IBM’s ‘Smarter Buildings’ initiative, which aims to improve operations, reduce operating costs, lower energy consumption, and enhance occupant satisfaction for its clients. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 March 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

UK Government Seeks To Fire Up Investment In Renewable Heat

On March 10, 2011 the UK government launched the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), a scheme to incentivize the installation of renewable heat technologies in domestic and non-domestic sectors. From July 2011, the government will ring fence the installation of eight renewable heat technologies with investments of £860 million. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 18 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

White House Hopes To Ignite Green Retrofit Market

President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, announced on February 3, 2011, aims to address the two major energy related issues faced by the US real estate industry, chiefly that 39% of total US energy consumption and 38% of US carbon dioxide emissions stem from the built environment. The White House estimates that over $40 billion can be saved from energy bills by focusing on building stock energy consumption patterns. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 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

Adaptive Buildings Blend Efficiency With Aesthetics

In 2008, engineering firm Buro Happold and design firm Hoberman Associates launched the Adaptive Building Initiative (ABI), a joint venture to design and deliver the next generation of sustainable building technologies. The firm develops building facades and envelopes that adapt to environmental change to reduce the carbon footprint of a building. To date, ABI comprises four proprietary ‘Intelligent Surfaces’. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 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

ECOtality Capitalizes On EV Infrastructure Funding

Electric Vehicle (EV) infrastructure firm ECOtality has secured $114.8 million in grants from the US Department of Energy in order to implement ‘The EV Project’. This represents the largest EV infrastructure project in the USA with a total value of $230 million. Its objective is to deploy and evaluate techniques for optimizing the effectiveness of infrastructure which supports widespread EV deployment. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 March 2011

US Carbon & Energy Software Market 2010-2014

This paper is aimed at software suppliers, investors, partners and buyers wanting to plan marketing strategies, prioritize sales strategies, forecast expected revenues, and budget accordingly. Market immaturity, undisclosed deals, no centralized budget and a host of other factors make the market for carbon and energy management software difficult to size and forecast. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 09 February 2011

The Green Deal - Paradigm Shift In Energy Efficiency

The Green Deal aims to facilitate the upgrading of UK building stock, both domestic and non-domestic, through a pay-as-you-save financing model. Legislated through the Energy Bill, which was introduced to the UK parliament in December 2010, the Green Deal will be administered and funded by national utility companies independently or in partnership with third party financial houses. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 21 December 2010

Green Investment Bank Supports Low-Carbon Growth

On October 20, 2010 the UK government announced the establishment of the Green Investment Bank to accelerate investment in clean energy and sustainable technologies. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 16 December 2010

Hara Wins Strategic Deal With Abu Dhabi Utility

On December 7, 2010, Hara announced its largest carbon and energy software deal to date and its first customer in the Middle East. The deal with the government-owned Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) will see Hara’s Environmental and Energy Management (EEM) software deployed across over 200,000 facilities. Working with Hara, ADWEA aims to implement an energy efficiency programme to achieve an estimated $3 billion in cost savings over the next 10 years. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 13 December 2010

Germany Launches Radical Energy Plan

On September 28, 2010, the German government approved a national 40-year energy plan. Entitled ‘Energy Concept’, it takes an integrated, multi-tier approach setting the roadmap for Germany to generate 60% of its energy from renewables by 2050. The plan sets out a series of measures, including an expansion in offshore wind generation, greater energy efficiency and the construction of a smart grid. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 06 December 2010

Toolkit: Business Case For Solar PV (UK)

This toolkit contains the financial analysis for the business case for solar PV in the UK. Verdantix clients can download the Excel spreadsheet and change assumptions to calculate their own business case or to support clients’ decision making. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 November 2010

Business Case For Solar PV (UK)

This report helps decision makers to assess the financial and environmental business case of investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) electric generation in the UK. The Verdantix model captures the key cost and revenue components of a solar PV installation for seven different system sizes: 4, 10, 50, 100, 250, 500 and 1,000 kilowatt peak (kWp). View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 November 2010

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

Greenprint Unveils Real Estate Carbon Index

Greenprint Foundation, created in mid-2009, is an innovative alliance of real estate investors and occupiers committed to increasing energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions, while enhancing property values across the global real estate industry. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 03 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

Solar Or Wind? Comparing The Business Cases For On-Site Renewable Energy (Webinar)

Lower operating costs and the introduction of feed-in-tariffs in the UK are fostering interest in solar and wind energy, and investing in renewable energy can deliver carbon reduction and brand benefits for firms. This webinar explores the financial and environmental business cases for firms investing in on-site renewable power generation. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Webinar Published: 01 November 2010

IBM Blends Smart IT With Sustainable Infrastructure

IBM has reframed its activities focused on energy efficiency, smart grid, electric vehicles and renewable energy in a new market strategy, announced in October 2010, that focuses on sustainable infrastructure. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 October 2010

Capgemini Seizes Smart Metering Opportunities

Global consulting, technology, outsourcing and professional services firm Capgemini has capitalized on opportunities in the smart metering market, winning several contracts over the past five years, and is poised to benefit from future growth in this area. The smart meter capability falls under Capgemini’s global smart energy services division and is driving 90% of its revenues in this area. Capgemini believes that the greatest immediate smart meter opportunities exist in Europe. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 September 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

Intel's Sustainability Vision Focuses On Smart Grid

This case study is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses corporate climate change and sustainability strategies. Intel is the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker generating revenues of $35.1 billion in 2009. Intel aims to integrate sustainability into all facets of its business strategy, and sets absolute and relative targets for GHG emissions, energy, and water consumption from its own operations. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 August 2010

Fresh & Easy Starts Sustainable Software Journey

This is one in a series of Verdantix reports on corporate sustainability strategies and the use of sustainable business software that analyses the business drivers behind Fresh & Easy’s selection of a Verisae application. Fresh & Easy is a $302 million US retail firm that committed itself to an ambitious climate change plan, outlined by its parent firm, Tesco. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 30 July 2010

Toolkit: Business Case For Wind (UK)

This toolkit contains the financial analysis for the business case for wind in the UK. Verdantix clients can download the Excel spreadsheet and change assumptions to calculate their own business case or to support clients’ decision making. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 July 2010

Business Case For Wind (UK)

A strong policy environment since the introduction of feed-in tariffs in the UK, lower operating costs, reduction in firm emissions and the strengthening of stakeholder relationships is fostering interest in investments in wind energy. This report helps decision makers involved in energy procurement and meeting environmental goals to assess the financial and environmental business case of investing in wind energy in the UK. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 July 2010

Best Practices For Building Management Systems

Resurgent energy prices, national legislation and corporate brand risks have bought energy efficiency to the forefront of private and public sector climate change and sustainability strategies. For many firms, reducing building electricity consumption is a top priority initiative and the operation of an efficient Building Management System (BMS) is often an integral element of the project. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 26 May 2010

UK Feed-In Tariff Energizes Business Case

In April 2010, the UK government introduced feed-in tariffs (FITs) for small-scale low carbon electricity. FITs are payments to energy producers for every unit of renewable electricity they generate whether it is for direct use or to be sold to the grid. The rationale behind this policy is to increase the level of electricity from renewables in the UK, building towards a target of 30% by 2020. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 14 May 2010

Renault's Electric Vehicle Ecosystem Charges Ahead

This case study is one in a series of Verdantix reports that analyses corporate climate plans. Since 1998, Renault has targeted improvements throughout the life cycle of its vehicles, which resulted in the firm cutting carbon emissions by 17.4% between 2004 and 2008. Industry leadership on end-of-life vehicle recycling saved Renault €400 million in 2007 alone, with the firm seeking to meet the ambitious target of producing 95% recyclable vehicles by 2015. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 28 April 2010

Total Portfolio: Electricity Meters & Displays

This Total Portfolio analysis clarifies the sustainability benefits, business value and maturity of fourteen types of electricity meters and displays. The sustainability rating tool cuts through “greenwash” with a fact-based assessment of each solution’s sustainability benefits, maturity, investment case and future prospects. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 08 March 2010

Uncertain Subsidies Delay Drax Biomass Plans

Drax Group, the operator of Europe’s largest coal-fired power station and supplier of 7% of the UK’s electricity, has shelved plans to diversify its power generation business into biomass. The firm had planned to invest £2 billion to build three 300MW dedicated biomass generation facilities with a target operational date of 2014. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 02 March 2010

The Energy Efficiency Imperative

Increasing oil and electricity prices, the hidden cost of carbon, growing risks from energy supply disruption and board-level climate change compliance issues make energy efficiency a new imperative for the CFO. Verdantix analysis of energy and carbon trends indicates that finance executives need a multi-year energy efficiency plan to maximise cost savings, help the CEO meet carbon reduction goals and make financial decisions based on total cost of ownership. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 07 December 2009

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

Case Study: Better Place Electric Vehicle System

Verdantix met with Josh Steinmann, VP Global Development of Better Place to hear about the roll out plans for the Better Place electric vehicle network. Better Place is a new value chain for road vehicle transport not just a new cleantech venture. The firm has a multi-country roll out plan, government and city partnerships and has raised $400 million in funding. The Better Place business model integrates six operational capabilities. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 12 September 2009

Hara Fund Raising Pressures Competitors

Hara Software, a California headquartered software firm focused on solutions for energy, carbon and environmental management raised a $14 million Series B round from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Nth Power and JAFCO Ventures. To hear more about the rationale for the additional investment and business plans Verdantix spoke with the CEO, Amit Chatterjee and the CMO Chris Farinacci on the day the deal was announced. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 September 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

Riversimple Drives For Cost-Effective Hydrogen Car

Oil prices, taxes, pollution controls and climate change legislation will result in a long-term shift from petroleum fueled vehicles to cleantech alternatives powered by electricity, hydrogen and biofuels. To hear more about this emerging sector Verdantix attended the July 2009 launch of the hydrogen fueled car from start-up Riversimple. By integrating multiple proven cleantech vehicle innovations into the car’s design Riversimple intend to commercialise the car at a low price point. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 11 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

Investment Manager Survey: Renewables, Environment & Cleantech

This report provides insights into the future of investments in the renewables, environmental assets and cleantech (REC) sector. Based on interviews with 26 investment managers across the funding value chain and discussions with 7 industry experts the study concludes investors, funds and executives who successfully traverse the 2009 to 2010 funding gap will benefit from a positive investment environment from 2011. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 May 2009

UK Offshore Wind: Broken Economics?

This report helps individuals seeking to understand the future of the UK offshore wind market following announcements by oil majors, utilities and financial investors about problems with the economics of the sector. Offshore wind power generation is a crucial part of the UK government’s plan to generate 15 per cent of electricity from renewables by 2020. For European utilities with fossil fuel generating plants, climate change policy enhances the investment rationale for offshore wind. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 27 January 2009

Innovation: Drax Group's Big Biomass Strategy

Drax Group, the operator of Europe’s largest coal-fired power station, has diversified its power generation business into biomass. By mid-2010 the firm expects to have 500MW of co-fired coal/biomass generation capacity. The firm is investing £2 billion to build three 300MW dedicated biomass generation facilities with a target operational date of 2014. The carrots and sticks of climate change policy have driven the business logic behind the investment plans. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 25 January 2009

Innovation: Tesco's Eco-Store Strategy

In January 2007 Tesco’s CEO, Sir Terry Leahy, announced a climate change strategy which included cutting carbon emissions from stores by 50 per cent by 2020 relative to 2006. After 2 years of trial projects, the firm recently announced the opening of its first fully-fledged eco-store in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 23 January 2009

Focus: Symantec's Climate Change Innovation Opportunity

Symantec is one of the world’s largest software firms with 17,500 employees and a focus on IT security and infrastructure software. The firm recently announced new solutions to help customers improve energy efficiency in the data centre and reduce its own carbon emissions. Verdantix believes that the time has come for the software industry, which lags many other sectors, to shift gears on climate change. View Full Details »

Subscribers only Published: 15 May 2008