energy consulting professional Articles

  • A century of professionalism – with more to come

    I consider myself very fortunate. I have had the privilege to work with colleagues in the Energy Institute, and those Institutes that have gone before, for the last 21 years. For 15 of those years I have led the charge, together with the able guidance of both the Trustees and the wider membership. For the first decade I was probably most frustrated by the lack of interest that almost everyone ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • A professional workforce at every level

    Are your engineering technicians getting the right professional support? asks Sarah Beacock FEI, EI’s Skills and Capability Director and Kevin Dinnage CEng FIChemE, Project Manager, TRaM, KJC Consulting. Here, they outline how the EI’s EngTech registration programme can help. In March 2012 the Technician Council reported that the UKwill need an estimated 450,000 new or replacement ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Why Consultants Generally Suck?

    Will Rogers once said, “It’s not what we don’t know that hurts, it’s what we know that ain’t so.” When it comes to running an environmental organization, business executives may think that any skilled manager can do it. We’ve seen individuals with a wide range of backgrounds assigned to EH&S leadership positions. Some may assume that management skills ...

  • Hydraulic modeling experience in consulting practice

    Hydraulic modeling experience in consulting practice: Comprehensive Hydraulic Modeling software applications in water and sanitation engineering consultancy practice are a must and are very much essential to simplify several single line or small tree distribution iteration processes used in the olden days. Several Hydraulic models are available for Hydrology, water supply, storm ...


  • Directory of energy expertise

    The Energy Institute’s (EI) new Register of Professional Energy Consultants (RPEC) provides a list of independently-verified consultants to help businesses save energy, save money and comply with legislation, explains Kate Dinwiddy, the EI’s Professional Development Team Manager. The EI launched the Register following the closure of the Carbon Trust Register of Energy Consultants and ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • 4 Must-Know FAQs for Sustainability Consulting in the Tech World

    The best sustainability programs have one thing in common: They integrate sustainability into core business practices. For technology companies, sustainability is much more than compliance. Sustainability programs help avoid costs and risks, save money (via energy, water, and waste), build a positive brand image, attract and retain employees, and reduce a company’s environmental ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Minding the gap in the energy industry

    The energy industry is currently facing a large skills gap, caused in particular by an ageing workforce and limited investment in training and development. Energy Institute members have highlighted the supply of skilled workers as one of the biggest issues facing the UK energy industry this year. The skilled worker shortage is one of many challenges and opportunities that have been ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Moving energy management forward

    Energy efficiency is increasingly valued at all scales. ESOS has brought awareness, and possibly action, to large organisations. SMEs are increasingly aware of the benefits, from both a cost perspective and a reputational one of managing energy to achieve greater efficiency. The EI’s recently published Energy ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • A Cleaner Energy Future

    As renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the world’s energy portfolio, the standards of ASTM International Committee E44 are helping to pave the way for innovation in clean energy sources. A growing population and improving living standards around the world are causing significant increases in energy demand and competition for fossil fuels. These escalating energy ...


    By ASTM International

  • Indonesia: SLP Environmental Consultants offer ISO and ASTM Standard Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) Services in Indonesia.

    Indonesia is the largest economy in South East Asia with a 2011 GDP estimated at $1.21 trillion and an ADB GDP growth forecast of 6.4% for 2012. The Indonesian economy proved remarkably resilient in the face of the 2008 global financial crisis and was one of the few G20 members to actually post growth in 2009. Indonesia regained its investment grade rating from Fitch in 2011 and from Moody'sin ...

  • Put energy into emission control projects

    Many companies feel pressured to spend the least amount possible to meet environmental regulations, primarily because compliance isn’t a profit generating endeavor. What some environmental and compliance managers fail to realize is that emission control equipment can quickly become a profit decreasing endeavor with this penny wise-pound foolish approach. With mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) ...

  • New Energy Smart Meter Rules Approved

    Ofgem has approved new industry rules designed to “protect and empower” domestic and business energy consumers. The code, ...

  • Solar Energy Cyprus – PV System in Archaggelos case study

    Location: Archaggelos, Nicosia Size: 2.97 kWp Annual generation: 5323 kWh CO2 savings per year : 4.8 tonnes The Problem Mr Panayi is a hardworking fellow wanted to reduce his high annual electricity costs for his 4-family house in Nicosia. In search for a consultancy company that will guide him through the most appropriate solution according to his annual ...


    By C.A.S. Energy Ltd

  • Starting your own home-based solar energy business

    To be a solar energy, you do not need to be a college graduate or a seasoned sales executive. All you need to be is someone with the desire to make a difference in the World, and someone who shares the belief that home solar power will make that difference. That's it. There has never been a better time than now to create a solar energy business. The cost of energy, across all industry sectors ...


    By Solargies

  • Allen & York Interview Lord Hunt - Minster of State for Energy

    INTERVIEW WITH LORD HUNT - MINISTER OF STATE FOR ENERGY  Allen & York were delighted to have the opportunity to interview Lord Hunt, UK Minster of State for Energy - with reference to the recent UK government’s ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • Interview with Brian R. Smith, VP, North America Supply Chain Management at Talisman Energy

    With global operations on the rise, procurement and supply chain professionals are grappling with the realization that many do not have the infrastructure in place to handle the level of usage that will be required for transporting equipment to the plays. Strategies need to be put in place to assess how they assure the delivery and transportation of ...


    By Marcus Evans

  • Spectra energy`s EPASS achieves efficiencies tracking GHG data with integrated EHS platform

    As the cleanest burning conventional fuel, natural gas has an important and growing role to play in a low carbon 21st century energy economy. Spectra Energy is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies and dedicated to advancing the environmental attributes of this clean, efficient and domestically abundant resource. The company's leaders recognize that building ...


    By IHS

  • Businesses fear the EMR will affect UK’s competitiveness

    Businesses are concerned about the EMR impact, with 57% organisations believing that it will lead to an increase in energy bills. New research by npower shows businesses are concerned about the impact that the UK Electricity Market Reform (EMR) could have on the UK’s competitiveness in the global marketplace. At an event held by the energy firm, companies said that the focus of the EMR ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Ground Source Heat Pumps

    In many buildings Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHPs) provide an efficient solution for heating and cooling. Using low temperature latent heat which exists naturally below ground, GSHPs provide solutions by harvesting and transferring this energy for the benefit of the built environment. It is important to understand the feasibility of GSHP prior to designing a system. This guidance note has been ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • EED article 8, the UK and ESOS

    EU member states have the job of deciding by the summer how they will implement the European Energy Efficiency Directive. Here, Rosamund Thomas describes the current plans for the UK – ESOS. The European Union has set strong targets for energy within the next few years. The ‘20-20-20’ targets are a key strategy in the EU approach to a low carbon energy system; pushing for a ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

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