Archive for the ‘Energy cost management software’ Category

How to think about business energy strategy, and why 1

Oct 14

How to think about business energy strategy, and why Setting clear business energy strategy is an essential process for any management team. This sounds like a cliché, but we find that when our clients find themselves with energy challenges, it is often because they have not set their strategy properly. We have often posted about […]

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Energy Cost Management: What is “in” an electricity product 1

Sep 21

The electricity product: the invisible, essential conundrum An electricity product seems like an arcane concept. We pay for electricity after we use it. And we can’t see it. So how can it be a product? This is a re-post of an earlier article, because energy and finance professionals keep asking us this question. What do […]

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3 Lessons Learned from Reviewing Electricity Cost Data 1

Aug 15

Every year we do a review of electricity cost data for our portfolio of clients. MWh’s mid-year review of electricity cost data taught us at least 3 interesting lessons. Read on to learn more about the insights that a detailed review of electricity costs can deliver. Approach to Reviewing Electricity Cost Data MWh’s approach to […]

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Make sense of complexity with energy analytics

If you read 1 article about C-suite energy analytics, read this one 1

Apr 20

If you read 1 article about C-suite energy analytics, make it this one The energy industry is undergoing dizzying changes. New technology, market complexity, shifts in the regulatory landscape, changes in cost-structures, demanding customers weigh on the C-suite. Executives must focus on profitability, customer service, and cost management. Pressures on the C-suite are substantial:  find innovative ways to […]

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The Cost-Benefit of Energy Information 1

Feb 18

The Cost-Benefit of Energy Information Building owners and energy managers often ask us about the cost-benefit of energy information and quality energy analytics. We have our own client experience from which to draw. Also, we have summarized information from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). In addition, we have reviewed information from a study conducted by global […]

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MWh Internship program launches 1

Aug 10

Meet the MWh Intern Meet Michael, a soon to be first year student at the University of Michigan and a recent graduate of Regis High School in NY, NY. Michael helped launch The MWh internship program concentrating his talents on Product Development, and Research, while contributing to the introduction of The Megawatt Hour University. The […]

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Top 10 energy cost management questions: Why you should care about supplier creditworthiness 1

Jul 10

As we just posted last week in an article titled Fact or Fiction: There is no difference between suppliers, there can be significant differences between suppliers that will result in meaningful price differences when you get quotes from various suppliers. There can be a whole range of reasons for those differences, like: Supplier risk appetite […]

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Why we’re so focused on energy industry transparency 1

May 7

Energy information is hard to access. Once you get to it, the data can be confusing. And in some instances, the market participants like it that way. We have spent thousands of person hours and lots of resources making sure that our information is straight forward and makes sense to energy and finance professionals. Transparency […]

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What does it mean to manage risk in today’s energy environment? 1

Mar 30

Managing energy risk in a low cost environment can be tricky. In addition to enjoying a period of relatively low energy costs, we have had several years of mild winters and summers, which can result in lower-than-forecast cost and usage. What does it mean to manage risk in a low cost, mild weather environment? Energy […]

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Lessons from the field: What happens when you don’t manage energy costs? 1

Feb 13

This post is another in our lessons from the field series in which we relay experiences from large energy users. How purchasing worked before… A large, multi-million dollar energy buyer in New York managed power and gas purchasing and budget using a sophisticated purchasing strategy. While it wasn’t easy, he was able to access data in […]

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