Articles by tag: Energy Industry

Cost Savings in Energy Management: Businesses Can Leverage EV Battery Storage to Optimize Energy Use and Reduce Peak Charges

Cost savings in energy management

In an era where environmental sustainability aligns with economic incentives, commercial entities are increasingly turning to electric vehicle charging and battery storage solutions. This shift is not merely about adopting greener technologies but is also driven by the potential for substantial cost savings in energy management. As companies grapple with the complexities of energy…

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Energy T&D Resilience: Hot-Dip Galvanizing Shields Infrastructure, Saves Resources

Hot-dip galvanizing (HDG) is an essential technique for protecting steel structures from corrosion, a process that not only extends the life of such infrastructure but also significantly impacts environmental sustainability by reducing the demand for new raw materials. Recent advancements have refined this method, optimizing the zinc coating’s durability and enhancing its protective properties…

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From Old to Gold: Reconductoring Breathes New Life into Aging Grids for Renewable Integration

As our world moves towards a greener future, the challenge of updating and expanding the capacity of the aging U.S. power grid has become a pivotal concern. Recent studies suggest that reconductoring—replacing old transmission lines with new, high-capacity conductors—can double or triple capacity without new rights-of-way, offering a quicker, cost-effective path towards integrating renewable…

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ChargeExpo 2024: Navigating the Expansion of EV Charging Networks with EUEC Chairman Dr. Prabhu Dayal

With electric vehicles likely to make up at least half of all car sales by 2030, the Biden administration has allocated $7.5 billion to construct a nationwide network of 500,000 EV charging stations​. This investment reflects the growing emphasis on modernizing power grids and expanding the diversity of energy resources. As the industry stands…

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Energy Companies Need to Understand Their Cyber Attack Surface To Protect Against Cybersecurity Threats

Cyber threats targeting energy companies are on the rise, and the recent alleged attack on a Canadian natural gas company by Russian-based hacking group Zarya had many in the industry on edge. Although the group claims to have caused financial damage without loss of life, the potential for devastating outcomes in future attacks is…

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AI-Powered Energy Storage Technologies Will Be Key in Growing the Battery Market and Accelerating Renewable Energy Adoption

The energy storage market is hitting warp speed, fueled by technological breakthroughs and soaring demand for electric vehicles and renewable energy sources. In 2022, the global energy storage market size reached an astounding $14.9 billion and is projected to grow at a 15.8% CAGR from 2023 to 2033. What recent or coming developments in…

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E2B: Energy to Business
Using The Cloud For Custom Salesforce Solutions

Host of Energy 2 Business, Daniel Litwin, spoke with Ross Benton, director at Opportune, and Chris Baker, production manager at Ensign Natural Resources, about their experiences with Salesforce and how the platform has allowed them to address evolving operational needs. The two passionately relate their experiences with Salesforce and the need for a comprehensive, cost-effective…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Women Breaking The Glass Ceiling In Energy
February 1, 2022

In this episode of E2B, Energy to Business, Daniel Litwin sat down with three prominent women within the energy industry to discuss diversity in the workforce with a focus on career opportunities in the energy industry. Directors Katie-Rose Herd and Maggie Caldwell, and Principal Byrony Coan, all with energy consulting business Opportune, had a vibrant…

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E2B: Energy to Business: Moving Energy Forward: Putting Learning to Work
August 17, 2021

On this episode of E2B Energy to Business, an Opportune Podcast, three of Opportune’s recent new hires from our corporate finance division share their insights on seeking a career in the energy industry. The finance team focuses on helping corporations deal with funding sources, capital structuring, and investment decisions. The goal of today’s conversation is…

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Risky Business: Effective Commodity Risk Management
July 6, 2021

The winter freeze that descended on Texas in February of 2021 and its impact on the Texas power grid is a stark reminder of how risk strategies can be challenged. For a deeper perspective on why enterprises need to effectively manage and mitigate commodity price risk before and after unforeseen chaotic events occur, three Opportune…

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How to Fuel the Next Generation
May 18, 2021

The energy industry is undergoing a major transformation, known as the Great Crew Change, an industry-wide gap in middle-level managers stemming from the oil bust of the 1980s and, more recently, from the 2014 downturn. Older workers are retiring, and younger workers must decide whether to take their place. As Baby Boomers age and head…

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Flowcast: How Trillium Flow Technologies Addresses Old and New Energy Challenges
April 6, 2021

Anyone who has tracked the energy industry over the past decade can affirm just how much the market has changed. But, in all that time, many legacy companies remain at the top of their field. How do these companies adapt to this constantly changing environment, and what can other energy professionals learn from them?…

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E2B: Transforming the Energy Industry with Salesforce
August 17, 2020

“The uses for Salesforce in the oil and gas industry are growing all the time,” says John Freeman, Director in Process & Technology for Opportune, who recently stopped by E2B to talk about why companies are partnering with the firm to leverage core Salesforce capabilities to reduce costs, increase innovation and support the rapidly…

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Beyond the Numbers: How Recent Tax Reform Efforts Affect the Energy Industry
June 17, 2019

On today’s episode of “Weaver: Beyond the Numbers,” Partner Rob Myatt explains how tax reform is affecting the energy industry. It’s an important topic with never-ending changes in the last few years, beginning with the Brady Bill and culminating in the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act. It’s a true tax cut overall, but whether…

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