Energy Cost Reduction

Water District Energy Demand Management

A Technology Approach to Water District Energy Demand Management In a contract awarded by the California Energy Commission (CEC), UC Davis’ Center for Water and Energy Efficiency will be running a project with Helio Energy solutions at the Moulton Niguel Water District to better understand how water utilities can become a key tool in helping…

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HelioPower Completes 343 kWDC Solar Power System for Ladera Sports Center

Solar Power System for Ladera Sports Center ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.—APRIL, 20, 2017—HelioPower is pleased to announce the successful completion of two commercial photovoltaic systems at the state-of-the-art Southern California sports center in Ladera Ranch. The 63,000 square-foot gym now sports a 343kW (kilowatt) system optimized with SolarEdge’s DC optimized inverter solution, coupled with the PredictEnergyTM…

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Energy Competitive Advantage

Energy Competitive Advantage Mo Rousso has written extensively about the concept of eCOGS, or energy cost of goods sold.  By moving your energy costs above the gross margin line, you have much more visibility and control over that cost. For today’s topic, he writes about energy cost reduction as an energy competitive advantage. When a…

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Electric Power Quality

Electric Power Quality PredictEnergy™ is an energy management system that monitors electric power quality in addition to distributed energy resources and load centers.  Clean, stable and reliable power that is maintained within voltage and frequency tolerances is mandatory for commercial and industrial users. The quality of the power supplied by our local utility is something…

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Wastewater Energy Cost Reduction with PredictEnergy™

South San Francisco Water Quality Control Plant Implements PredictEnergy™ for Wastewater Energy Cost Reduction South San Francisco uses PredictEnergy™ analytics to enable wastewater energy cost reduction with savings of nearly 10%. South San Francisco and Murrieta, CA—SEPTEMBER 2016— South San Francisco Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP) and Helio Energy Solutions announce the successful implementation of the PredictEnergyTM analytics…

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Reducing Energy not Reducing Energy Cost

Reducing Energy does not mean Reducing Energy Cost – A Case Study Lesson Case A food manufacturer closely tracks their energy use from year to year and actively works to reduce their energy use with various energy reduction projects.  Below is their energy use and cost over two recent years.  They achieved a 4% energy reduction…

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Best Energy Decisions

The best energy decisions start with monitoring energy behind the meter, or demand side monitoring, but many facility owners do not collect or retain their own energy information. Even a brief historical platform can go a long way towards establishing the essential relationship between the key performance indicators (KPIs) that drive energy cost like kWh per unit production,…

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Energy “What if” Analysis

Energy “What if” Analysis requires prediction and PredictEnergy™ uses scenarios based on the energy cube to enable prediction. Scenarios are powerful stories with events and actions taken to reach a goal… in our case an energy cost goal. PredictEnergy™ allows the user to evaluate and determine the best energy cost using scenarios. The scenario path may be…

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PredictEnergy™ Blog, Welcome!

Hi, everyone. My name is TR Bietsch and I am the Chief Technology Officer for PredictEnergy™. My background is in energy management and energy cost analytics, and I manage a global development team focused on offering sustainable energy cost reduction solutions for our clients. I believe we have created the first cloud-based, behind-the-meter, energy analytics application, that…

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