12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities -Management Show & Conference

November 6, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights No Comments

Applied Energy Partners will be presenting at the 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Buildings & Facilities -Management Show & Conference November 15th, 2017 at the New Jersey Convention Center, Edison NJ. Come by our booth (510) and attend our session on the Future of Energy Monitoring and Management. Massive technological change driven by the Internet of Things … Read More

US Coal Plant Closures Will Increase Natural Gas Demand for Electricity Generation

November 3, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights No Comments

      2017 Coal Fired Unit Closures (IEFFA) 46 coal-fired generation units will close at 25 electricity generation plants across 16 states over the next few years, either by transitioning to natural gas fired units or complete closures. These closures will significantly increase the demand for natural gas-powered generation. Even though supplies are abundant, … Read More

BENEFITS OF PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

October 5, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

As the name implies, Predictive Maintenance anticipates equipment outages rather than reacting to them. It goes beyond preventive maintenance, which at least strives to shift plant downtime to non-critical periods, but is still calendar-based, not performance-based. Benefits of predictive maintenance include extended and productive life for equipment and reduction in backup inventory. The initial cost … Read More

Upward Pressure on Natural Gas Pricing

October 5, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

5-6 years ago, natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey and Irma would have wreaked havoc on energy markets, especially natural gas.  In stark contrast, the graph below confirms that electricity and natural gas prices held firm at historically low levels despite recent events.  What does this portend for the future? Demand Is The Driver Demand … Read More

Your Single Source For The Lowest Cost

August 2, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

Remember, there are only two ways to reduce your energy bill, and only Applied Energy Partners offers the industry’s BEST solution to each of these challenges Use Less Pay Less Use Less: Energy Monitoring SiteWatch is a breakthrough in energy monitoring and management.  Tiny, INEXPENSIVE wireless sensors that can be installed for a fraction of … Read More

Locking Up Future Savings and Budget Certainty

August 2, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

How often are you able to secure future savings while locking in operating costs for goods and services needed to run your day-to-day operations?  You probably would answer “Seldom, if ever.”If you could achieve guaranteed savings and budget certainty through 2020 or beyond, would you do so? Our clients are taking advantage of this historic … Read More

Are You Locked In Thru 2020?

July 10, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Insights

If you have not locked in your energy supply contracts through 2020, you really need to give us a call. Given that electricity rates are at 4-year lows, we have advised all our clients to buy at least three years in advance.  Natural gas is slightly more skittish, but we’re still able to make opportunistic … Read More