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NRG Expert OneSource

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When people want to get serious about energy they come to NRG Expert. Known as one of the leaders in the field of energy market research, the company compiles millions of lines of data from hundreds of different sources. This data is then put into reports, which can be purchased by companies looking to delve deeper in the energy world. But, NRG Expert offers its customers a lot more than just the option of buying individual reports. NRG Expert OneSource takes your energy data acquisition to a whole new level.

 

If you are serious about using energy market research to influence your business decisions and strategies then you are going to want as much information as possible. NRG Expert OneSource gives you access to the entire portfolio of NRG Expert reports. This allows you to peruse information from current and historic databases, giving you as broad a spectrum as possible. The information is constantly being refreshed by NRG Expert’s intelligence unit, so you never need to feel like you’re out of the loop.

 

Obtaining this much data and having it all in one place makes your life much easier when it comes to analysing and interpreting it all en masse for the good of your company. Of course, NRG Expert has made it even easier for you by offering a simple browsing system to navigate the data. Instead of trawling through analytics and charts, customers can simply pull up exactly what they want, saving both time and stress.

 

So, what make NRG Expert OneSource worth investing in? Well aside from the obvious benefits of having reliable industry intelligence at your disposal, this system can bring a lot more to the table. The entire almanac of data will be instantly available after purchase and you won’t need to download any software to access it. Furthermore, you will be able to examine data that has otherwise remained unpublished – a valuable feature in today’s competitive marketplace.

 

Need some more convincing? NR Expert OneSource also allows its users to download and print anything they need from the reports and databases. It also offers the ability of downloading from our system directly into your own spreadsheet so you don’t waste valuable time and money on data inputting. It will also save you a considerable amount of money when compared to buying numerous individual reports from NRG Expert.

 

All in all, it is safe to say that becoming a member of NRG Expert OneSource is a good investment and a smart business decision. If you’re ready to get involved then check out the website for information on how to purchase: http://www.nrgexpert.com/industry-intelligence/nrg-expert-onesource/.

3 Types of Renewable Energy

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For decades, and even today the vast majority of energy is produced using non-renewable sources. Generally, to generate electricity fossil fuels are burned. These sources such as coal, oil, and gas are considered non-renewable because there is a finite amount of these commodities. Once they are burned or consumed, the fuels cannot be reclaimed. One feature of many non-renewable sources of energy is that they are also highly polluting. The burning of the fuels releases gasses into the atmosphere. Nuclear, too, is a non-renewable source, though it does not emit any gasses into the atmosphere and is, in essence, carbon-neutral. Though nuclear has its own set of risks and concerns.

So what sources are renewable and what is actually the definition of renewable energy? Renewable energy is energy that is generated from a source that is not depleted, or naturally replenished on a human timescale.

Wind

Wind is perhaps one of the most commonly known renewable energy sources. Wind turbines are installed in locations where they can harness power generated by the wind as it flows over the specially engineered blades. Best located in areas with near constant winds, many wind farms are close to coastlines and even located offshore, though inland locations are also highly suitable for development for wind.

Solar

Along with wind, solar is perhaps also the best-known renewable energy source. A common misconception is that it always needs to be sunny for solar panels to generate energy. And while bright, direct sunlight certainly increases the output, and has panels operating at their most efficient, even on cloudy days solar installations are productive.

Hydro

One of the most reliable sources of renewable energy and one of the most prevalent, hydroelectricity uses the flow of water stemmed by dams through turbines to generate electricity. Hydroelectric plants cannot be built just anywhere and require specific geographical features. Though once built, there are few external factors that influence the production of electricity, which is why this renewable source has been a staple of renewable energy production for many years and in many countries.

 

Oil Reserves and Production

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The shortage between oil production and consumption worldwide has been increasing since the late 1990s. Generally a lack of supply does not appear to be due to a current acute lack of refining capacity; although refining capacity is more stretched than it was in the 1980s. Refining throughput accounted for 82% of total global refining capacity and actual crude production accounted for 89% of refinery capacity. Therefore, although new refinery capacity will need to come online in the near term to meet future demand, it is not a cause of current shortage concerns.

Most countries have oil reserves that can be mobilised to meet demand if supplies of oil are insufficient. Members of the European Union must have 90 day of reserves for the three main petroleum energy product categories and they must establish contingency plans, bodies and mandates to release the reserves in response to crisis market conditions through the Oil Supply Group. The US has the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Other countries have their own contingency reserves of oil. All OECD countries are obliged to hold a minimum of oil reserves to cover 90 days of net oil imports in public and private storage.

All of these countries don’t hold refined supplies of oil. Therefore, refining capacity is needed to utilise these supplies in a short period of time, which may be constrained especially if a disaster has occurred e.g. Hurricane Katrina or the last earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Furthermore, these countries are reluctant to use these stored reserves because they make the country extremely vulnerable to supply volatility and oil prices could rise further. Therefore to minimise the impact of oil supply shocks and ensure supply, make domestic production of unconventional oil more attractive, especially if oil prices are high.

The US mobilised its reserves in the first Iraq Gulf War (30 million barrels) and Hurricane Katrina (around 22 million barrels).

 

About NRG Expert

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Simply put, NRG Expert is a company that provides energy market research and intelligence. It compiles reports containing thousands of lines of energy data, which are then sold to leading companies around the world. But, what do these businesses do with this information? The research and information provided by NRG Expert helps these companies make important but difficult decisions about their energy infrastructure and projects and assists them in developing business strategies. With this high quality, reliable data and analysis at their disposal, much of which cannot be found elsewhere, companies are at an advantage over their competitors. This information, in brief, moves businesses up a rung on the ladder to success.

 

Melany Krangle, formerly of ABS Energy Research, heads the company. After ABS closed down, Krangle used her decade of experience in the energy research sector to start up NRG Expert. Her expertise in providing customers with energy consulting, market forecasts and general energy market research put her in good stead to create a brand new company that could carry on what ABS started.

 

Among the numerous reports and databases that have been compiled at NRG Expert, customers will find information on gas & oil, renewable energy, water & waste and electricity to name but a few. All of the information has been expertly acquired from our trusted sources by our team of analysts. Our energy market database has intelligence and research on over 210 countries and can be easily accessed through our online browser.

 

Occasionally, providing businesses with data is not enough. Sometimes companies need our help to understand what this research can do for them. In this case, NRG Expert can step in as a consultant. Our experts can carry out bespoke energy projects for our clients in order to help them make the best choices for their business.

 

In addition to providing reports and data, NRG Expert goes the extra mile to help its clients. One important part of our practice is our expert witness service. If you have an energy related legal dispute and you need someone to provide expert testimony, NRG Expert is well equipped to do so. Many of our team members have legal backgrounds which, when combined with their energy knowledge, makes them quite a formidable force.

 

NRG Expert is an approachable company with an array of services dedicated to helping you make the right choices for your business. Our team of analysts can provide research reports, act as expert witnesses and guide your company through the complex maze that is the energy market.

 

The NRG Expert Almanac – What is it?

The first question you might be asking after having read the title of this article is “what is an almanac?” Well to give you a very official answer, an almanac is ‘a handbook, typically published annually, containing information of general interest or on a sport or pastime’. Of course, the NRG Expert Almanac doesn’t concern itself with sports, but instead covers all things energy. More specifically, the NRG Expert Almanac is a database that comprises information on Electricity, Gas, Water, Petroleum and BioFuel on a country-by-country basis.

 

The statistics and market research contained with the NRG Expert Almanac show the comprehensiveness of NRG Expert’s knowledge base. Gathered by experts in the NRG Expert Intelligence Unit, the data within the almanac is an invaluable resource for companies that operate within the energy world. This market research, some of which is previously unpublished, can help businesses build strategies and make important decisions.

 

Naturally, the idea of trawling through 210 countries worth of data can seem a bit daunting. Fortunately, NRG Expert has you covered. The Almanac has been cleverly organised in a browser system that allows you to find exactly what you are looking for at the touch of a button. Search through millions of lines of data with the utmost ease so you can spend your time thinking about more important things – like how to use your new wealth of data.

 

Now you know how easy it is to use the NRG Expert Almanac, but this doesn’t help you much if you don’t know what is inside it. As mentioned, the energy aspects covered within the database are Electricity, Gas, Water, Petroleum and BioFuel. Each of these sections is then divided up to contain sub-sections of crucial information. For example, within Water you will find information on: access to drinking water; annual renewable water resources; fresh water withdrawal; installed meters; smart meters; and listings of water supply companies.

 

If all of this has piqued your interest, it is time to seal the deal with a few words on the additional features that come with the NRG Expert Almanac. Not only does the Almanac have advance search capabilities but it is also available in one easy download. You can then print off anything you like from within the database or extract specific information to then put into your own spreadsheet.

 

For energy companies looking for a way to take their business to the next level, the NRG Expert Almanac is a wise and solid investment.

The GEC course designed by NRG Expert Analysts

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When it comes to the energy industry, putting yourself in the safe and knowledgeable hands of NRG Expert is a good idea. Not only does NRG Expert have an excellent track record helping businesses with all their energy information needs, but it is also helping train up the next generation of energy experts. NRG Expert has created an online course known as the Global Energy Certification to give energy industry hopefuls the boost they need to succeed in that sector.

 

The course is 100% online, making it a fantastic option for people under geographical constraints or who have work commitments. The flexibility of your learning means you can undertake the course at your own pace. The course concludes with a 2-hour examination, which is also online. At the end of the course you will be able to boast an accredited professional development course on your CV, administered by a team of recognized energy experts.

 

The curriculum of the Global Energy Certification has been designed to give you a taste of a variety of different topics. Each section of the course will be invaluable as you progress through your energy career – the course focuses on giving you the theory you need with a practical approach. The curriculum covers International Energy Industry Terminology, Renewable Energy & Biofuels, Electricity Generation, Transmission & Distribution and the Smart Grid and a whole lot more. You can be sure to feel a lot more confident in your knowledge of the energy industry once you’ve completed the course.

 

Of course, NRG Expert understands that nothing quite compares to experience within the energy sector. However, with today’s job market being as competitive as it is, any additional training one can get is incredibly useful. This course is aimed at raising professional standards across the global energy industry and to identify individuals with an appropriate level of knowledge about the sector.

 

If you’re a student or already in the professional world but would like a broader and more in-depth knowledge of the global energy world then taking the Global Energy Certification is an excellent decision. You will be able to jazz up your CV, gain new, important skill sets and be able to speak with confidence on complex energy issues. What’s more, the GEC offers its students a chance to access NRG Expert’s client database. This provides excellent networking opportunities and the chance to get your questions answered by those in the know.

 

For more information take a look at the course details here: http://globalenergycertification.org/

 

NRG Expert Consulting and Market Assessments

infrastructura.pngNRG Expert offers a consulting service and market assessments for companies that are looking for opportunities in the global energy sphere. Like with everything we do, we offer the highest quality of research for these services, performed by our most senior personnel. Our experts are fully involved with each and every project we take on, so you can be sure of the quality of work you are receiving.

 

There are a number of large companies within the same field as us who tend to spend a lot of time winning projects but then don’t deliver once they have won them. For example, a director will be very involved in pitching and proposing but then will step back when it’s time to work on the project. We believe that the attention our senior staff give each project makes us stand out. Our experts use both qualitative and quantitative techniques to make the most of their market research.

 

You might be wondering how consulting or market assessments will benefit your company. Allow us to explain. Many energy businesses want to explore new opportunities with the energy industry but don’t have the data or resources to make fully informed decisions. Here at NRG Expert we have a huge wealth of knowledge about the energy sector as well as millions of lines of data that companies can use to make better business decisions and to build effective strategies.

 

So how do we do what we do? We help your business by providing energy data. This comes in a variety of different forms. Just a sample of what we can offer you includes, market sizing and forecasting; product position and development studies; pricing research and competitor analysis. These assessments, along with a whole host of other things will help your company make the best possible choices and ultimately increase profits.

 

If you think your energy business is ready to take the next step towards success then it might just be time to give NRG Expert a call. We respond to all enquiries within 48 hours with an approximate guideline of pricing and time frames. We then invite our clients to participate in a conference call so we can discuss the project in detail. Once everything is sorted we will deliver a full proposal, complete with agreed time limits.

 

If you still want more information, feel free to peruse our case studies to get an idea of former projects we have worked on. You can also get in touch with us at info@nrgexpert.com or call us on +44 (0)20 8432 3059.