Pinelopi Spyropoulou from JustaEnergia talks about the Eco-Bot Project [INTERVIEW]

Pinelopi Spyropoulou from JustaEnergia talks about the Eco-Bot Project [INTERVIEW]

We are in an era where it is crucial to constantly innovate and find new ways of raising sustainability awareness amongst customers. “Not always an easy task” you would probably say!  For Utilities, OEMs or ESCOs, one of the means to actively engage customers is using trending technologies, solutions and apps.  This is why, in […]

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Compressed Air Systems: key to Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing

Compressed Air Systems: key to Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing

Compressed air can be defined as a mass of air that is at a higher pressure than atmospheric. It is used as energy or to accumulate it for later use. It is considered by some authors as the fourth energy, after water, gas and electricity. The use of compressed air in manufacturing is very common, as […]

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Top 5 Services that the Utilities of the future must offer their Customers

Top 5 Services that the Utilities of the future must offer their customers

Digitalisation opens up an unparalleled opportunity in the world of energy trading to improve the energy products offered conventionally, and to create new solutions and business models strongly linked to digital technology.  We are at a time in the sector when it is no longer enough to rely on yesterday’s typical products and services (flat […]

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Energy Efficiency Optimisation in Buildings for Urban Sustainability

Energy Efficiency Optimisation in Buildings for Urban Sustainability

The challenges and goals for architects, urban designers and owners of buildings are not related anymore with making the most impressive and most challenging buildings in terms of height and complex shapes. Or at the very least, not without targeting the sustainability of the building, such as NZE Buildings. It is not that there is […]

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How Big Data Analytics builds Energy Efficiency

How Big Data Analytics builds Energy Efficiency

Saving energy has been a major concern since households and companies started consuming greater amounts of energy, especially in the form of electricity, the major fuel for most operations and processes performed on a daily basis. However, a few things have changed along the years when it comes to using energy more efficiently and consciously. […]

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Crowdsourcing & Smart City: A winning combination to accelerate Innovation & Sustainability

Crowdsourcing & Smart City: A winning combination to accelerate Innovation & Sustainability

Throughout history, there have been several initiatives from organisations, countries or regions to unify people, share economy and assets, or divide the responsibilities between each member of a group. However, several initiatives that involve giving control to the masses have ended up being politicised, or created debates on whether one economic system is better than […]

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How can a house become more sustainable?

How can a house become more sustainable

Some years ago, thinking about the environment, and wanting to reduce our consumption of energy, were often frowned upon. People would call you a hippie, or try to make fun of your ecological endeavours. Of course, this was not the case for everyone, but being eco-friendly was definitely not so cool. Luckily, with the amount […]

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Gamification: A Tool to Build Energy Consumers Engagement

Gamification: A Tool to Build Energy Consumers Engagement

Through its educational virtues and its playful dimension, game is a powerful lever for raising awareness of complex issues. These past years this principle has taken on new importance thanks to the expansion of new technologies. Indeed, whether it is a competition, applications to help people discover a sector, serious games…, the frontier between the […]

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10 Business Models to Accelerate Utilities Digital Transformation

10 Business Models to Accelerate Utilities Digital Transformation

The way we produce and supply energy, also known as the energy value chain, is undergoing a major shift these days. For utilities, what were once easily predictable, low-risk and safe investments are quickly turning into liabilities. As one analyst recently told the Economist, “Never in recent history has the deployment of capital been more […]

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