The Quarterly Publication of Eneractive Solutions
Th Solution ISSUE 13 | April 2016
An EDISON ENERGYSM Company
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An EDISON ENERGYSM Company
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ENERActive Eye On: RACT Compliance Energy Procurement Featured Projects: Alexander Wind Farm Spotlight On EMPOWERActive Who's Who & Who's New What’s Next What’s Trending
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ENERActive Eye On
RACT 2 COMPLIANCE IS JANUARY 1, 2017
...ARE YOU READY?
Meeting the next generation of U.S. EPA stringent air quality energy emission limits has become significantly easier for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities in the Pennsylvania Market through an ENERActive Solutions project teaming arrangement with All4 Inc. (ALL4) - a nationally recognized environmental air quality consulting company. The team arrangement of both Eneractive Solutions and ALL4 brings enhanced services for clients who need to be in compliance with air quality issues on a source by source basis.
What is RACT?
The lowest emissions limitation that a particular source is capable of meeting by the application of Control Technology that is Reasonably Available considering technological and economic feasibility.
When must I comply? The RACT compliance date is set for January 1, 2017 for Pennyslvania Markets.
Who must comply with RACT? Existing “major sources” of either of the ozone precursor pollutants; nitrogen oxides (NOX) or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are affected by RACT and must comply.
Eneractive Solutions Power Plant Division provides independent Power Plant services specializing in analysis, design development, technology screening, implementation and project management oversight.
SO,WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
Under the Clean Air Act (CAA), states across the country are required to submit plans [i.e., state implementation plans or (SIPs)], detailing how state regulatory agencies will attain and/or maintain the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for The certain “criteria” pollutants. Such date is pollutants are primary constituents mandated by the of power providing sources, such U.S. EPA and those as engines, turbines, and boilers, applicable facilities etc. The application of RACT is must demonstrate one regulatory tool that states use compliance to attain and maintain the NAAQS. Existing "major sources" of either of the ozone precursor pollutants; nitrogen oxides (NOX) or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are affected by RACT and must comply by January 1, 2017. RACT proposals, applications, and related documentation must be substituted within six (6) months of the final publication of the rule in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
HOW ENERACTIVE CAN HELP: If your facility is impacted by the RACT 2 regulation and you have emission units that you would like to evaluate, retrofit, and/or meet emission requirements, our team of experts can help you develop a complete strategy. The Eneractive strategy would include: 1. An evaluation of rule applicability to your emissions units (i.e., applicable emissions limitations and/or work practices) 2. Effectiveness of installing air pollution technology/controls
WANT MORE INFO? CONTACT US! To find out more about Eneractive Solutions PPS Division, or for a complete line of energy services, please contact Jim Nagle at 856.237.7505 or email@example.com
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YOUR WEEKLY NATURAL GAS & ELECTRICITY SNAPSHOT Provided by the USA EIA
WORKING GAS IN UNDERGROUND STORAGE, LOWER 48 STATES
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• The EIA reported working gas in storage was 2,480 Bcf as of Friday, April 1, 2016, which represents a net increase of 12 Bcf from the previous week. • Stocks were 1,008 Bcf higher than last year at this time and 874 Bcf above the five-year average of 1,606 Bcf. • At 2,480 Bcf, total working gas is above the five-year historical range. • Power prices traded mostly higher for the week. In the PEPCO DC load zone, the 12-month ATC curve added $1.75; the 24- month ATC curve rose $0.85, while the calendar 2017 curve dropped $0.20. • The NEMASS load zone 12-month ATC curve jumped $2.30. The 24-month ATC curve added $0.80. The calendar 2017 ATC curve gave up $0.70. • The NY Zone J 12-month ATC curve added $0.30. The 24-month was $0.10 higher. The calendar 2017 strip rose $0.60.
Download the EIA's Historical Natural Gas Storage Data
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NEW JERSEY RESOURCES (NJR)
ALEXANDER WIND FARM
701 TONS OF STEEL REINFORCED
OVER 150 TEMPORARY JOBS CREATED
21 TURBINES IN TOTAL
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THE 50 MW PROJECT PRODUCES ENOUGH ENERGY TO POWER
265 FT. TALL
18,000 HOMES 58,080 SQUARE FOOT SITE
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SHAPING THE NEW ENERGY FUTURE As the future of energy continues to change, the willingness to change and adapt to these rapidly evolving landscapes is crucial. Eneractive is excited and honored to be shaping the New Energy Future as an EDISON ENERGYSM Company. As we move forward in this new and exciting venture, we look forward to making energy simple again. Edison Energy was created to help fulfill and propel the needs of the new energy future. Built from the foundation of Edison International速, and coupled with the capabilities of Eneractive, Altenex, Delta Energy, and SoCore Energy, Edison Energy brings 125 years of energy and utility experience to the market.
Introducing.... EDISON ENERGYSM: The official launch of Edison Energy took place on March 29th on the University of California, Irvine Campus in Southern California, where over 100 guests from more than 50 organizations - ranging from current and prospective customers, to community leaders- joined us. Over 130 participants took part in our Live Stream. The event included a welcome from Wendall Brase (Vice Chancellor of UC Irvine), presentations from Ted Craver (CEO of Edison International), and Allan Schurr (President of Edison Energy, LLC), a video message from Gregory Washington, Ph.D. (dean of UC Irvine's College of Engineering), followed by a panel discussion on the New Energy Future. Edison Energy also released a white paper detailing the challenges and opportunities faced in the corporate energy management industry. To download and read the white paper, click here. EDISON ENERGY is not the same company as Southern California Edison, the utility, and is not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission.
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An independent advisory and services company with the capabilities to develop and integrate an array of energy solutions across supply and demand, Edison Energy works at the intersection of technology, policy, engineering, business and environmental objectives to enable clients to take full advantage of the value available to them in the energy marketplace today—and in the future. "What is happening in the energy industry today is astounding. Environmental policy continues to fuel all aspects of our business, creating opportunities to serve clients’ needs as they strive to comply and complete. Supply markets are seeing unprecedented pricing levels that are pressuring clients towards new strategies for procurement. Technology is inserting itself into our industry in ways that will forever change the way energy is managed, equipment controlled, and consulting services delivered. By all accounts, it is an amazing time to be in the energy business."
— DAN WEEDEN, President & CEO, Eneractive Solutions
A wholly owned subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE:EIX), Edison Energy can trace its roots back 130 years in California. Edison's history reflects many innovations, beginning with a world-record-setting 10,000V longdistance transmission line reaching 29 miles, from San Antonio Canyon to San Bernardino, CA, in December of 1892, and most recently with the Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project, the first line in the nation built specifically to transmit wind and solar energy.
IN THE MEDIA The Edison Energy Launch event was met with a very positive and receptive response from the media. Here are some of the more notable pieces featuring Edison Energy.
Edison International Starts Energy Consultancy — NY Times Staid power Industry is branching out — USA Today Edison International creates subsidiary to help large energy users — LA Times
The Edison heritage includes significant experience Edison International owning & operating STAY IN Launches Its Energy-aselectric generation THE KNOW a-Service Business facilities – over — Green Tech Media 30,000MW during Click here to sign up for peak generation in the late 1990’s our newsletter to receive ‘Paradigm Shift’ – with the most Propels Edison updates on the Eneractive/ fuel diversity in the Energy to Capture Edison Energy New nation including natCorporate Energy Energy Future ural gas, hydropower, Clientele geothermal, nuclear, so— Energy Manager Today lar, and wind power assets.
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SHADY GROVE CAMPUS GOLF CLASSIC Eneractive is proud to be named a Copper Sponsor of Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center's Annual Golf Classic. The event is held in support of the Shady Grove Medical Center Foundation, which helps provide care for Adventist HealthCare's patients as well as maintenance for its facilities. The event will be held on Monday, June 27th. To learn more about the event and how you can support Shady Grove Medical Center, click the button below.
SAVE THE DATE! WHO:
Empoweractive will be hosting a musical fundraiser - Lyrics for Lucas - in memory of Lucas DiGuilio.
The fundraiser will consist of a night of music, dancing, remembrance, and fun! Join us and a lineup of local bands as we raise money to benefit the Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation.
October 2016 - Exact time TBD. Stay Tuned!
The event will be held at the Starland Ballroom in Sayerville, NJ Click here to subscribe to the mailing list and receive updates on this event!
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WHO’S WHO IAN GODDARD
Director of Business Development - New England We would like to welcome Ian to our newest office in Boston! Responsible for developing the commercial and industrial markets of New England and promoting our core professional services, design/build energy projects, and VEM services, Ian has a tremendous background in the energy sector, as well as engineering services and is a great addition to our team. He is passionate about working in the sustainability and clean-tech spaces and has cultivated expertise experience leading sales teams, channel partners and delivery teams all with a focus on enriching relationships with clients and growing business profitably. He thrives on solving client problems and has achieved that with everything from simulation packages for bombing ranges through to energy management systems and building commissioning.
WHO’S NEW NIM SHAH Consultant
Joining our Asbury Park office as a Consultant, we have Nimesh (Nim). Nim has over 20 years of experience in the accounting and finance field, which includes 10 years’ experience in the energy industry. He has been the Controller for two energy companies, as well as the Energy Accounting Manager for Starwood Hotels where he managed over $200 million in annual energy spend for owned and managed hotels. Nim has developed business plans that has help raise $17 million in capital for start-up companies. Nim is a licensed CPA in the state of NJ and a member of the AICPA. Glad to have you on board, Nim!
MEET OUR INTERN! ANDREAS HOCHMUTH Engineering Intern
As a current student at the University of Maryland (College Park, MD), Andreas joins our Maryland office as an Engineering Intern. Andreas' experience includes analyzing mechanical drawings for testing and balancing HVAC systems and building field work plans based off the mechanical design. In addition, Andreas also is involved in the revision and preparation of proposals and reports on various commissioning and testing and balancing projects. Andreas has experience in a variety of programs such as Matlab and Maple, as well as AutoCad and SolidWorks. The Solution | Quarterly | April | 8
EVENT REMINDERS April 20, "High Performance Buildings" Seminar via ASHRAE NY— New York City, NY Learn more
April 22, Earth Day — Globally Learn more
May 16-18, Future Facilities Summit — Chicago, IL
KEEPING IT COOL: MISSION CRITICAL Wednesday, May 18 • Indian Wells, CA
Join Eneractive VP Saverio Grosso as he presents at this year’s BCxA National Conference on Building Commissioning (NCBC) in Indian Wells, CA. Saverio will be presenting alongside Joe Lorino ( VP of Facilities Management, New York-Presbyterian Hospital) on the unique commissioning process in mission critical facilities. The presentation will be at 8:30am on Day 2 of the conference. This year’s NCBC focuses on the technical delivery of the commissioning process, commissioning business and marketing challenges, building systems integration technologies, and teamwork relationships that foster resource efficiency – energy and water Learn more about NCBC
May 25-26, West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) — Seattle, WA Learn more
June 13-17, New York Energy Week — New York City, NY Learn more
July 11-13, SOLAR 2016 @ Intersolar North America —San Francisco, CA
BUILDINGSNY 2016 May 24-25 • New York City, NY
Eneractive will be attending BuildingsNY 2016 to be held at the Javits Center in NYC this year. BuildingsNY provides building owners and managers with the products and services they require to make decisions, deals, issue RFPs, and ultimately - save money. To
Visit the BuildingsNY Website
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Last quarter we featured 5 notable industry hashtags:
Using Hashtracking’s analytics, we were able to break down how many tweets (taken from a sample pool of 1,500 tweets per hashtag) were original, how many were replies, and how many were retweets. We then compared the results for each hashtag in three separate pie charts. Take a look at our results and see which industry buzzword out-trended the other:
#ENERGY ORIGINAL TWEETS
#SUSTAINABILITY REPLY TWEETS
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ENERActive is an independent energy consulting and engineering firm specializing in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of energy conservation projects. Staffed with highly tenured professionals from the energy engineering and energy project development fields, we have the capability to not only identify energy conservation measures, but our history of bringing these projects full circle to completion has given us a track record of performance that ensures all projects are assessed, developed, and implemented in a manner which consistently exceeds the expectations of our clients. Eneractive Solutions is An Edison Energy Company. HEADQUARTERS 700 Mattison Avenue, Suite A | Asbury Park, NJ 07712 t: 732-988-8850 | f: 732-988-9596 NEW YORK 150 Broadway, 8th Fl., Suite 802 | New York, NY 10038 t: 212-269-2302 | f: 917-460-7365 MARYLAND 7001 Muirkirk Meadows Drive, Suite E | Beltsville, MD 20705 t: 301-210-9560 | f: 301-210-9561 POWER PLANT SOLUTIONS 42 West Main Street, Suite 1 | Clinton, NJ 08809 t: 732-988-8850 ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DIVISION 370 Neff Ave, Suite E | Harrisonburg, VA 22801 t: 540-434-1178 | f: 540-434-1178 www.eneractivesolutions.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
An EDISON ENERGYSM Company
The Solution | Quarterly | April 2016
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