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

Manufacturing the Lowest Possible Price

October 5, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Success Stories

In August of 2017 Applied Energy Partners held another successful electricity procurement event for National Manufacturing – a metal component manufacturer in NJ and a long-term customer. Since our relationship began in 2012, Applied Energy has provided critical market timing advice to National Manufacturing, and our hyper-competitive reverse auction process [The Energy ExchangeSM] has secured … 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

A Perfect Example of Long-Range Thinking

September 13, 2017By Tom DufraineEnergy Industry Success Stories

Wolfe Bleach & Dye is one of Pennsylvania’s oldest family-owned businesses.   They have been “Leading the pack” in the textile commission dyeing, bleaching and finishing industry since 1902. Although they are an old, established company, their procurement policies are very future-focused: Applied Energy Partners had already secured very attractive electricity and natural gas pricing for Wolfe through 2018 … 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