demand response Tag

"Tomorrow’s energy is decentralised, decarbonised and digital,” says Rockstart Smart Energy Accelerator Director Freerk Bisschop. As an energy professional, staying updated with the latest industry trends also means keeping an eye on the up-and-coming energy innovators. That's why we're so excited to share our picks for the most promising energy startups to watch in 2017. How did we choose? Easy: our top energy startups to follow do one or more of the following:
  • connect prosumers, electric vehicles, storage and demand
  • use Big Data, machine learning algorithms and IoT connectivity
  • focus on energy cyber security
  • build the potential to change the energy marketplace
  • boost business models for energy efficiency and/or renewables
And now for the long-awaited list... drumroll!

For this 2nd instalment of our industry focus series, we’re looking at energy saving solutions for supermarkets. The holidays are upon us, and for grocery store managers, things are already going nutcrackers. Shopping-crazed customers are leaving fridges open, the heat is blasting to keep those holiday shoppers warm, and opening hours are extended... But what if I told you this festive madness could work in your favour? Or that the holiday season is actually the BEST time to save energy (and consequently, money!)? Don’t just take it from me - Energy Star estimates that every dollar saved on energy expenses in supermarkets is equivalent to a $59 increase in sales! How’s that for a Christmas miracle? As it happens, seriously cool energy saving solutions for supermarkets have hit the market recently...in this blog we'll tell you our top 5 favourites!