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Is Ontario GA a blessing or a curse?

Should global adjustment (GA) exist or should it not? This is billion-dollar question.  Leaving methods of calculation aside, I think GA is the best option Ontario ratepayers can have given our market realities. Here are the conditions that form Ontario electricity market: Demand varies through the day, week and year.Power generation technologies have different fixed, variable [...]

By | 2019-05-15T08:35:40-05:00 May 15th, 2019|Categories: Energy management|Tags: , |0 Comments

Energy conservation is an uphill battle, what is the better way?

A bottom up approach to energy cost reduction is a path of heroes: long, hard and massively ineffective, because it requires convincing managers on the way up. The top->bottom approach, on the other hand, is a simple and powerful approach known for decades as management: set goals, allocate resources and assign responsibilities. Now instead of [...]

By | 2018-05-01T08:31:27-05:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

6 Steps to effective Energy Management in manufacturing

In Energy Management the key word is management, not energy. So, all rules of management apply. Rule #1: it all starts from the top. This rules determines everything. 1.     Effective Energy Management must have a C-level champion Practically speaking, if none of the top guns cares about energy management or at least energy efficiency, nothing [...]