Enter the Internet of Energy

Enter the Internet of Energy

here has never been a more exciting, fast-paced, and risk-fraught time to be in the business of electricity (except, perhaps, the dawn of electrification itself). A suite of disruptive technologies is rapidly altering the way electricity is produced and consumed and shifting the balance of power (no pun intended) to the edge of the grid. […]

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Xergy Assists in Nation’s First Computer Efficiency Standard

Xergy Assists in Nation’s First Computer Efficiency Standard

After four years, multiple stakeholder engagements, and thousands of person-hours of work, friends of efficiency can celebrate the California Energy Commission’s decision to the nation’s first mandatory efficiency standards for computers and computer monitors. The new standards, covering desktops, laptops, all-in-ones, workstations, and monitors, will cost-effectively save Californians over 2 billion kWh per year of electricity or about […]

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Xergy’s Lab: Building up datasets, tearing down products

Xergy’s Lab: Building up datasets, tearing down products

At Xergy, our laboratory is one of our favorite tools in our data-driven energy efficiency research toolbox. Through lab research, we can amass robust datasets and investigate a product’s sensitivities to various operating conditions. These activities also provide valuable insights into energy-efficient design strategies. (Plus, as engineers, we love taking products apart to see what makes […]

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Xergy Helps NRECA Evaluate NILM Technology

Xergy Helps NRECA Evaluate NILM Technology

Image courtesy Onzo Ltd. What is NILM anyway? Soon electric bills may not only present customers with their current balance and kilowatt-hour consumption, but a customized device-by-device breakdown of their electricity consumption and costs. Non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM) technology breaks down whole-house electricity consumption data to the appliance level, allowing consumers to understand which appliances contribute […]

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What’s New Part 2: People

What’s New Part 2: People

One development in 2016 has us more excited than any other: our growing team. In April and after a lengthy search, Jason Wagner joined Xergy as our first Energy Analyst. Jason brings a rigorous mechanical engineering background and several years of experience as a practicing mechanical engineer, first in design for Lockheed Martin and most […]

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What’s New Part 1: Place

What’s New Part 1: Place

Change is in the air at Xergy, and we are excited to announce that Xergy Consulting has a new home! After a year of co-working with our friends at the Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency, we have grown into a new suite in Durango’s West Building. Our new “global headquarters” will provide  much-needed elbow room […]

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