Smart Meters / Smart Grid
We sell, install and maintain small wind turbines. We are based in minnesota. We seek an expert in smart meters or demand meters because they are being deployed by some utilities to unfairly measure power output from the turbines. The expert must understand the electrical utility business and how smart meters are calibrated.+4 Other Responses
Energy Spend Monitoring & Analysis
We require experts knowledgeable about the energy procurement, utility bill monitoring and energy spend analysis market in australia, particularly software-based solutions to these issues. Major companies in the space include energy action, schneider electric and energetics, although there are a number of smaller companies. We would potentially be interested in speaking to customers of these services as well as consultants or experts knowledgeable about the broader market and competition.
Here is some additional detail on key questions we are trying to answer:
1. Electricity procurement:
· who are the major companies/brokers who assist commercial & industrial companies in procuring retail electricity/gas contracts?
· what factors do c&i companies assess when choosing a procurement solution? We see a spectrum of solutions, from the australia energy exchange’s auction mechanism, to a high consulting-focused rfp/tender. How do various options compare on price, ease of procurement, advisory component, etc?
· do you have a view on market growth? We have heard that companies are increasingly using broker-assisted procurement. Are software-based solutions growing faster than non-software solutions?
2. Utility bill audit/management:
· who are the big players in australia?
· how do they compete?
· do any companies have automated (software-based) solutions to audit utility bills and manage bill receipt/payment? How do these compare to manual solutions?
Energy usage/spend analysis:
· what are the major software solutions for taking electricity meter data and providing customers with analysis of energy usage/spend? We have heard these include schneider, energetics, energy action. Are there others?
· how do solutions compare based on price, functionality? How do these solutions drive an roi for customers?
Referrals are also welcomed, thank you.+undefined Other Responses
We are looking to learn more about the maintenance and repair of electrical transmission lines, substations, and distribution stations in select geographies of the united states. Specifically, we would like to speak to someone who deals with electrical grids in the northeast and the south. Ideal candidates should be able to speak to how they handle repairs / maintenance, the use of third party providers, and any recent trends in spending habits. There is a very short deadline on this project so please contact me asap.+14 Other Responses
Electrical Utility Industry
Electrical utilities industry-western europe, singapore, australia, usa
presently one of our clients, a top global management consulting firm is trying to connect with experts who can share their insights on tools and technologies used in ground execution of electrical supplies eg. Cable laying.+12 Other Responses