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Philippines Gets Its First Commercial solar power Plant by ET Energy
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Clean and reusable energy sources are required for a sustainable environment. Many organizations across the globe are investing in solar energy projects for efficient and clean energy. ET energy, an Alberta based company, which is a global leader...

Waterfield Energy: Disrupting the Energy Landscape with Innovative Solutions
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Pete Waldroop, CEO

Waterfield Energy performs financial and transaction management for the energy industry. The company’s upstream suite consists of revenue accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and volume balancing software. Its midstream portfolio includes...

Environmental Impact of Battery Production through Mining
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Terrafame, a state-owned mining company has received a permit to build a battery chemicals plant on the site of Sotkamo nickel/zinc mine. Joni Lukkaroinen, CEO of Terrafame says that the main aim is to increase the value of operations. The...

CIO and CTO Today
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John W. Gibson, Chairman, Energy Technology, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

With technology exploding on the scene, which role in a company has accountability for what? In a classic large organization, the CIO supports and manages the operational digital infrastructure, typically with a goal of improved efficiency:...

A Bad Date: Are You Hiring Me, or My Rolodex?
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Warren Zenna, Founder & Principal, Zenna Consulting Group

A Bad Date: Are You Hiring Me, or My Rolodex? A close friend and seasoned sales rep who’s currently looking for a new sales gig seemed flustered and distracted during a coffee meeting last week. I asked him, ‘what’s on your...

Remote Areas to be Benefited by Small-Scale Concentrated Solar Power
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Concentrated solar power (CSP) is generally a means of creating and storing massive amounts of solar energy to make electricity. Theoretically, it is similar to using a magnifying glass to burn wood or paper. Concentrating the rays of the sun can...

Making the Connection Between Hurricane Season and Renewable Energy
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Jeffrey Howell, President, Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America

Hurricane season begins in June, and hope is that it pales in comparison to 2017 when megastorms such as Hurricane Irma and Harvey pummeled the country. The storms helped to make last year a record for insurance payouts—about $135...

Traits Of a Digital CIO
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David Chou, CIO, University of Mississippi Medical Center

We are moving towards an era where every business in every vertical must adopt a digital mindset and transform their organization to be a digital business. What does that mean? A very short and concise definition of a digital business is an...

CIO as a Transformation Catalyst
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Patrick Thompson, Executive VP - Administration & CIO, Amedisys.

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations Windows tablets with the fire power to have long battery life - 10 hours per day, video camera, touchpad, pen based, finger pad, keyboard attachable, large enough hard...

A Next Generation Grid Needs Input and Participation of the Next Generation
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Andrew Johnston, Chief Evangelist, ResilientGrid and Director, Navigant Consulting

If the grid of the 20th century was built in the image of the greatest generation and the Eisenhower Administration, then the grid of the 21st century is built in the image of millennials. As such, millennials have a growing role in shaping...

Data as a Business Resource
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Jamie Adams, CIO, Mspark

As Rockefeller’s main source of wealth was oil, the 21st century magnates are focused on a completely different type of resource–data. In 2006, oil and energy companies dominated the list of top six most valuable firms in the...

SMUD and GridX to roll out the industry's first bill scenario analysis tool to help customers transition to time-of-day rates
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FREMONT, CA: SMUD and GridX, Inc. will partner to roll out a new bill scenario analysis tool that will allow SMUD’s customer service representatives (CSRs) to help customers learn more about how the transition to time-of-day rates (TOD) will...

Value of Analytics in Practical Work Life
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Dave Webb, CIO, Nebraska Public Power District

Last month, I talked about some of the lessons I’ve learned over the years and how they apply to my company’s analytics journey. You’ll see a theme continue as I wrap it up this month. None of my lessons are about technology....

Mercatus Energy Investment Lifecycle Management (ILM) System Reaches 100 Gigawatt Milestone
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SAN MATEO, CA: Mercatus announced today that by year-end 2016 its Cloud software system—used to manage energy development projects and portfolios—had been deployed by industry leading power producers and utilities to manage in...

Building a Future Proof ERP Platform
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Jorge Frausto, CIO-Global ERP, GE Power

Cloud Computing For the ERP Cloud computing is the future of ERP. Not only can it cut the cost of running the infrastructure significantly, it can also help drive the standardization agenda, which is so critical in making an ERP roll out...

Cyber Security and your Board
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Jamie Cutler, CIO, QEP Resources

Board of Directors are worried. In the last year the landscape for technology in a board meeting has gone from discussions around system implementations and data management to preventing the potential loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in a...

Riding High on Technology-Driven Solutions
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Karen Austin, CIO, PG&E

Balancing interoperability and integration Interoperability of technology solutions is paramount. As infrastructure and applications become easier to stand up through cloud services, the risk of systems being less integrated and data being...

The Power of Programmers: Productivity in Oil
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Ben Wilson, Chief Information Technology Officer, GE Oil

It is no secret the oil and gas industry is facing into some strong headwinds. A perennially low oil price, high workforce turnover, safety considerations and the difficulties associated with managing multiple fleets are all making life harder and...

Energy Sector: A Distributed Generation
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Elizabeth Hackenson, CIO & SVP of Global Business Services, The AES Corporation

The ever-changing pace of technology influencing the Utilities landscape The energy sector is poised for significant change as renewable (e.g. wind and solar) and energy storage (e.g. batteries) become more prevalent. Increaseduse of renewable...

Summit Midstream Partners, LP It must be industry leading
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Ken Bussell, VP of Enterprise Technology, Summit Midstream Partners, LP

The requirements I received to design and develop a new control center from our CEO, Steve Newby, and our COO, Rene Casadaban, were very direct and simple: It had to be functional, scalable, and industry leading. Having over 20 years of oil and...

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