Energy Group

Welcome to the Energy Industry Focused Group

Our IDC Energy Insights community has been created to enable you to engage with our energy industry analysts, share your knowledge and best practices, and connect with your colleagues.

To participate in our community, join and create a profile so you can:

  • Participate in the energy discussions in our Blogs or Forums
  • Learn about and share best practices, tips, tricks and tools related to business/technology alignment
  • Network with your colleagues within your industry
  • Provide feedback to IDC's industry analysts and your peers

We welcome your participation!

Analysts Blogging about Energy

OfflineAdam Ajzensztejn
OfflineRoberta Bigliani
OfflineRobert Eastman
OfflineJill Feblowitz
OfflineGaia Gallotti
OfflineMilan Kalal
OfflineSam Levine
OfflineArthur Melet

Engage with IDC Industry Analysts

OfflineJill Feblowitz
March 16, 2014

Transparency Now Arriving for U.S. Energy Markets - The Energy Data Hub

It has been a long time in coming, but utilities will now be able to get more transparency into their exposure in the market through the Energy Data Hub. What this means for the energy companies that contribute is that they will have access to both physical and financial trading data. This is a boon for those companies that currently do not have a full picture of the market.

OfflineJill Feblowitz
March 14, 2014

Smart Buildings: The Future Awaits

The next generation of smart building technology is incubating at the Responsive Environments Group at the MIT Media Lab. The intent is to make buildings more responsive to occupants. Here's what is in store for the future as described in the News Digest of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning:

OfflineAdam Ajzensztejn
March 12, 2014

Insights of the "New Normal" from an Old Swedish Castle

Ok, so the Lejondals castle, just North West of Stockholm is not that old, it only dates back to 1892. However, it will provide the setting for next week's 2nd annual IDC Pan-European Utilities Executive Summit, "Getting the Most out of the New Normal". I'm a true believer of looking at the past to draw inspiration for the future and have faith that the historic surroundings of Lejondals castle will bring out the best of our delegates in their discussions of the "new".

OfflineSam Levine
February 27, 2014

Make Smart Buildings Smarter with Demand Response

In a recent study, the Energy Research Council surveyed 1,254 middle market companies concerning their interest and actions towards reducing energy use. One interesting outcome from the survey is that almost two-thirds of the respondents (63%) either had no interest or only moderate interest in Demand Response programs. Further, only 9% are currently participating in these programs. For owners or operators of smart buildings, not evaluating and including the potential benefits of demand response programs could be a missed opportunity.

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