Experts say the demand for electricity, natural gas, and water will double or triple as billions of people join the digital economy, and the use of energy and water will grow while vehicles and mass transit go electric. One thing is clear – the digital economy needs clean, dependable, and affordable electricity. This should be a great outlook for power generators, distributors, and retailers, but decarbonization, deregulation, and decentralization are disrupting the century-old utilities hierarchy. A “Digital Energy Network” is emerging that reflects new structures of power generation, transmission, distribution, and retail. It will foster new business models and processes and transform work in a competitive and collaborative digital economy.
The largest percentage of those surveyed purchase for general manufacturing (27%), followed by commercial construction (12%), contractor/service provider (12%) and residential construction (10%). A smaller percentage of participants purchase for the automotive, aerospace, machine shop, energy and hospitality industries, among others.
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: May 21, 2018
We are one big family! With over 198,000 employees, 45 million square feet area (in India alone), and hundreds of buildings to manage, reducing our carbon footprint and energy consumption is no easy task. Consider this: Since 2008, our employee strength has increased 143 per cent! Thinking about how much energy these many employees consume and the emission per employee? Go figure!
Published By: Infosys
Published Date: Dec 03, 2018
Data is a truly inexhaustible resource for an organization. It creates endless possibilities to make data do more. As a technology partner of hundreds of organizations around the world, Infosys helps clients navigate the journey from their current state to the next.
Facilitating clients’ transition into data-native enterprises is a crucial part. To understand how companies are using data analytics today and their expectations in a world of endless possibilities with data, we recently commissioned an independent survey of 1,062 senior executives from organizations with annual revenues exceeding US$ 1 billion, in the United States, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The respondents were from business and technology roles, who were decision makers, program managers and external consultants; represented 12 industries, grouped into seven industry clusters, such as, consumer goods, retail and logistics, energy and utilities, financial services and insurance, healthcare and life sciences, h
While simple fixes may cost a few thousand dollars, lost revenue from equipment failures can run into the millions of dollars in lost productivity and replacement costs. There can be longer-term impacts, too, if the downtime inhibits a manufacturer’s ability to meet customer needs.
That’s why it is important for companies to think about lubrication and equipment maintenance holistically, recognizing that short term cost savings may be leading to bigger, preventable expenses over the long term.
By adopting a total cost of ownership (TCO) program, companies can find efficiencies they didn’t even know existed and reap benefits they didn’t realize were possible. Download our white paper, “The Cost Reduction Game,” to learn more about how a TCO program can help increase equipment reliability, extend equipment life, and lower energy costs.
When energy use is reviewed at a national or international level
we realize that about 35% of the western world’s total energy
and carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint is linked to transport and
a large fraction of that with freight movement.
Collectively, cars and trucks account for nearly one-fifth of all
U.S. emissions, emitting around 24 pounds of CO2 and other
global-warming gases for every gallon of gas1.
So, if we are to reduce energy usage and abate CO2 emissions
and deliver cost savings, it is essential that a lot of attention is
paid to commercial transport.
Priorities for Increasing Fuel Economy explores these challenges
and provides the essential information you need to help you achieve
competitive advantage across your commercial fleet operations.
Over three-quarters of UK manufacturers (77.8%) say that cost is the main driver behind their company’s energy policy, according to a survey of senior industry leaders conducted by Manufacturing Management in conjunction with E.ON.
The survey, of nearly 50 leading UK manufacturers, examined the industry’s attitude to energy usage, the challenges it is facing and its plans for the future.
To find out the results and the potential impacts to your business, download this whitepaper today.
Retail Week- in association with energy supplier E.OM- surveyed 50 senior level retailers in August 2018 that are responsible for sustainability activities at companies with an annual turnover of more than £50m.
This whitepaper looks at the results of this survey and takes a closer look at environmentally friendly retailing.
Download today to find out more.
There are many ways to beat the energy price rises, but hospitality operators need a way of doing it that also offers a business benefit.
In this whitepaper we look at green energy, solar panels and why electric car chargers could offer your next return on investment.
Download this whitepaper today to find out more about how E.ON can help your business!
Distributed generation: a brighter future? is an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by E.ON. In this paper, The Economist Intelligence Unit examines the growth in distributed generation, as an increasing number of UK businesses are meeting a greater proportion of their energy needs through electricity generated themselves, on-site.
This report seeks to examine the impact that distributed generation could have on UK businesses.
Download today to find out more!
We've all heard that data is growing at an unprecedented rate. And anyone in business also knows how critical it is to store, retrieve and archive data efficiently and cost-effectively. However, with a storage system's total cost of ownership often running significantly higher than its purchase price, where can you possibly lower costs? The answer lies in maintenance, labor, and power and cooling. To get the best and the most storage for your dollar, read this online article to consider the ramifications of these three cost-impacting factors: provisioning capabilities, energy efficiency and data reduction features.
Published By: Computhink
Published Date: Dec 10, 2007
In the arena of corporate governance and compliance, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) has commanded considerable attention; in the healthcare industry, it's HIPAA; similar regulations target the financial services and energy sectors. Organizations can use technology to meet compliance demands in a cost-effective way.
General Cable operates 28 manufacturing locations in 8 countries and is a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products. Their products are widely used in communications, energy, industrial and speciality markets. General Cable has nearly 300 suppliers of raw material for their US operations.
This report explains how the migration to the Exadata platform required no changes to system interfaces and allowed Turkcell to consolidate hardware and create a highly scalable framework to handle future growth.
Published By: Xangati
Published Date: Sep 14, 2015
Efficiency is not about maxing out utilization, nor is it about achieving the highest possible MIPS, IOPS or any other standard metric. Technically, efficiency is about the ratio of useful work performed to the energy expended in doing that work. You want the greatest amount of output from your IT infrastructure for the lowest possible cost. It’s a bit like long-distance driving and working to achieve the highest possible miles per gallon through constant observation of time, speed and gas consumption in the face of varying traffic and weather conditions. Flooring the gas pedal is not always the best option. What can you do to optimize your converged infrastructure efficiency? While there are no 10-second, quick-fix answers, here are five strategies you can start implementing right now to bring your organization much closer to optimal efficiency and long-term cost savings.
IBM adds innovation leadership, making the new System x HS22 Servers the most cost effective, resilient & energy efficient solutions available! Find out more in the IBM System x, HS22 & Virtualization Update.
Published By: Panasonic
Published Date: Nov 07, 2018
Majority of companies surveyed will bolster investment in sustainable solutions.
Our recent survey of more than 400 technology decision makers across 13 industries indicates that early adoption of disruptive technology, including in the areas of Energy Storage and Renewable Energy, is seen as less risky than waiting to invest.
By doing more with less, you can realize savings and reduce complexity at the same time. IBM BladeCenter is a complete, compact and integrated system designed to simplify IT in small and mid-sized offices and distributed environments. It's packed with energy-saving features that lower operating costs and it's flexible enough to grow with your business.
Learn about the features and options of the IBM BladeCenter and see why it's the right choice for your diverse business needs.
This IDC white paper discusses how the current need for server virtualization, infrastructure consolidation and energy efficient technology requires significant changes to IT systems. It describes the steps to take to achieve high availability and reduce operational costs, while still adhering to the requirements of “green IT.”
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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