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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 »

Free Subscribers only Webinar Published: 28 September 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

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

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

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 »

Free 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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