George Manahilov

Planning to invest in PV for your business? Invest intelligently and optimize your investment payback

You are a medium-size business owner, a factory technical director, a hotel manager. You have been searching for opinions on how to install photovoltaic (PV) for your company on Google, you are getting offers from solar installers, you are determined to get the best price! But if the two questions you constantly hear from solar …

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Energy prices will increase in 2020. You can choose to debate that in the media, or you can do something about it

Your business will very likely pay a higher energy price next year. But this blog is not about debating when, whether or by how much prices will rise. If you would like to discuss our views, please contact us. This blog is about two simple facts, illustrated by the two graphs below: Chart 1: EU …

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Energy Intelligence - Lesson 3

Lesson 3: Understand your electricity bill and make practical decisions how to cut energy cost

Introduction Meet Mariusz. Mariusz is the manager of a manufacturing facility which produces machine components. Mariusz is in charge of ensuring that the factory equipment works without failure and without unnecessary stoppage, and that the finished product is produced on time and according to specification. When Mariusz was asked why the factory’s electricity bill for …

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Energy Intelligence - Lesson 2

Lesson 2: How do I set up Energy Intelligence for my business?

Introduction Meet Mariusz. Mariusz is the manager of a manufacturing facility which produces machine components. Mariusz is in charge of ensuring that the factory equipment works without failure and without unnecessary stoppage, and that the finished product is produced on time and according to specification. When Mariusz was asked why the factory’s electricity bill for …

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Lesson 1: What is Energy Intelligence?

Introduction Meet Mariusz. Mariusz is the manager of a manufacturing facility which produces machine components. Mariusz is in charge of ensuring that the factory equipment works without failure and without unnecessary stoppage, and that the finished product is produced on time and according to specification. But when the factory owner asked Mariusz why their electricity …

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How Industry 4.0 is Transforming the Retail Sector

From hardware and software technologies that offer detailed analytics to help even the smallest businesses understand trends and traffic, to robotic systems that help retail giants like Amazon streamline their services, Industry 4.0 are reaching deep into the retail sectors.  With the increasing number of connected devices, there is a completely unprecedented amount of data …

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Digital transformation of packaging allows companies to reduce costs

The packaging sector has undergone significant changes in the last decade – from design innovations to an increased focus on sustainability of both the process to make the products and the products themselves. For example, many companies are already using digital packaging methods to track products journeys from warehouse to shop or customers’ homes. Digital …

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Manufacturing industry uses AI and machine learning to cut costs

Major companies including GE, Siemens, Intel, Kuka, Bosch, NVIDIA and Microsoft are making significant investments in machine learning-powered approaches to improve all aspects of manufacturing. The technology is being used to bring down labor costs, reduce product defects, shorten unplanned downtimes, improve transition times, and increase production speed.  Estimates show that the global smart manufacturing …

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How to Save More on Your Energy Cost (Even if you Think You Have Done Everything)

There is a lot more you can do about saving energy You are a business owner focused on growing profitability, and you have already implemented all energy efficiency solutions recommended by your energy auditor: LED lighting reactive power capacitors to reduce energy losses heat water pumps regular maintenance protocol for the heating and ventilation systems …

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