Research Spotlight:

Energy Purchasing Strategies

The Energy Purchasing Strategies Research Spotlight provides access to all research related to this topic. This Spotlight includes:

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Included Research

Energy Purchasing Strategies for Enterprises
Research Report | 3Q 2023 | AN-5837
Table of Contents

Executive Summary


Strategies for Energy Purchasing

Energy Consultants/Brokers
Physical and Virtual
Long-Term versus Short-Term PPAs

Pay-as-Produced versus Baseload


Sustainability and Decarbonization


Initiating First Contact

Case Studies

Ørsted and Danfoss
Fifth Third Bank’s Aulander Holloman Solar Facility
SFK and Enel X
atNorth and Landsvirkjun


Global Renewable Capacity and Spending
Regional Forecasting
Additional Forecasting to Consider
Critical Questions Answered
  • What types of PPAs are emerging and what are the advantages and disadvantages?
  • What are the other energy procurement methods that enterprises are commonly using?
  • How will the PPA market grow in the next 5 years and where will the biggest potential be?
Research Highlights
  • Detailed explanation of PPA types.
  • Analysis of total PPAs and what percentage of the current renewable market it affects.
  • What technologies will excel in the PPA market.
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Smart Energy Enterprise Survey
Presentation | 2Q 2023 | PT-2745
Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Overall Trends 
Differences by Manufacturing Industry Vertical 
Differences by Manufacturing Company Size
Differences between Implemented and Planned 


Main Energy Challenges and Issues

Smart Energy Technology Solutions and Services

Energy Efficiency Solutions

Critical Questions Answered
  • What are the prevailing smart energy attitudes and purchasing behaviors at enterprises and industries in the manufacturing vertical in the United States?
  • To what extent do manufacturing industries adopt different smart energy approaches?
  • How do smart energy attitudes and adoption behaviors differ in function of company size?
Research Highlights
  • Main energy challenges and issues.
  • Smart energy technology solutions and services.
  • Energy efficiency solutions.
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Smart Energy for Enterprises and Industries
Research Report | 2Q 2023 | AN-5813
Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Report Scope
Smart Energy Trends and Technologies
Smart Energy for Enterprises and Industries—Challenges, Drivers, and Requirements
Smart Energy for Enterprises and Industries—Solutions and Services

Smart Energy Solutions for Enterprises

Smart Energy Solutions for Industries

Supply Chain, Warehousing, and Logistics
IT—Datacenters and Hyperscalers
Governments and Cities
Other Industries

Smart Energy Metrics and Forecasts

MetaData—Electric Energy Production Capacity and Consumption
Enterprise Electricity Consumption and Spending
Smart Energy Technology Solutions Revenue

Smart Energy Ecosystem

Smart Energy Technology Vendor Profiles
Energy Utilities
Smart Energy Professional Services Companies
Critical Questions Answered
  • What are the key energy issues and challenges faced by enterprises and industries?
  • What are the key smart energy technologies and services enterprises can adopt and implement?
  • Which benefits do smart energy solutions offer to enterprises?
Research Highlights
  • Enterprise and industry energy market size metrics and forecasts.
  • Enterprise and industry smart energy case studies.
  • Company profiles of a large number of smart energy ecosystem vendors, including utilities, technology companies, and professional services providers.
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Enterprises and Industries Need Embrace Technology Solutions to Take Control of Their Smart Energy Future
Insight | 2Q 2023 | IN-6953
Enterprises and industries are experiencing a wide range of energy-related issues, including rising prices amid growing consumption due to increasing electrification, sustainability imperatives imposing renewable energy sourcing, and energy market complexities requiring new purchasing strategies. A range of new smart energy technologies and solutions enables enterprises to drive down costs, achieving more independence from energy service providers and contributing to decarbonization goals. These include on-site microgrids, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESSs), Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, energy monitoring, management, and sharing platforms, energy marketplaces, and energy efficiency management software. Enterprises and industries can take control and accelerate their own smart energy digital transformation.