Off-grid energy soothes the sting of peak demand charges

By Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group Electricity consumption during certain times of day comes with a high price. To prevent brownouts during demand spikes, utility companies maintain a lot of very expensive equipment on standby, and…

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Category: Power Systems, AMS Group

Financing options bolster the business case for energy-efficient food stores

By Jonathan Tan, VP Energy Services The AMS Group No matter where you stand on climate change or environmental stewardship, one thing is clear: It pays to be green. That message was driven home when Goldman Sachs upped its…

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems, AMS Group

Utility Incentives: Lack of standard industry benchmarks still a challenge

By Leigha Joyal Energy Analyst, Hillphoenix If you’re going to reward improvement, you need a baseline against which to measure it. Therein lies one of the many challenges facing refrigeration end-users seeking utility incentives for upgrades and new installations….

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Category: Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems, Second Nature & CO2, AMS Group