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Electricity Saving Campaign in Brazil Obscures Energy Challenges

March 19, 2015 by Anthony Venezia

Brazil and Energy Challenges

The once electric buzz surrounding the prospect of Brazil as an emerging market powerhouse is no more. International investors are losing their taste for the country and it’s weakening economy, remarkable considering just a few short years ago Brazil was heralded as a harbinger of a new global economic order.[read more]

Energy Quote of the Day: 'Utilities are Most Valuable When they Stay Invisible'

June 29, 2014 by Jared Anderson
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Utility Value

 

On the last day of this year’s 37th IAEE International Conference in New York a distinguished panel of experts discussed the profound challenges the traditional utility business model is facing from different vantage points with their own distinct points of departure.[read more]

IAEE President: Range of Prescriptions Needed to Address Africa's Nuanced and Varied Energy Challenges

June 19, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Africa Energy Needs and Challenges

Many in developed economies often think and speak about Africa in a one size fits all context, and of course nothing could be further from the truth. The vast continent is a diverse tapestry of sovereign nations with varied geography, demographics, religions and energy-related challenges.[read more]

An Energy Efficiency Parable

May 21, 2014 by Catherine Wolfram
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Energy Efficiency Challenges

Here’s a story that captures a lot of the challenges, organizational and technical, that we face as we try to implement and improve energy efficiency. Spoiler alert: it doesn’t exactly have a happy ending, but I’m certainly holding out hope for a sequel to the story.[read more]