August 2015

With FISs acquisition of SunGard what happens to SunGard Energy?

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

  I wonder what this will mean for Energeya, that was acquired by Sungard earlier this year. While SunGard’s owners came out ahead by finally capitalizing on their long held investment, the downside for the business is that these types of transactions will always create some level of fear and uncertainty for the acquired company’s clients and prospects. Source: CTRM Center: With FISs acquisition of SunGard what happens to SunGard Energy? News articles highlighting the acquisition of Sungard: Marketwatch Bloomberg Wall Street Journal

Nearly 60 Percent of Utilities Are Reviewing Net-Metering Policies : Greentech Media

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Three-quarters of utilities reported that they are investigating how to make behind-the-meter assets, such as distributed solar, part of their business model. That is because utilities see technology such as renewables combined with storage as key for operational demand response, and also because distributed generation is a growing threat to their near-term business. Source: Nearly 60 Percent of Utilities Are Reviewing Net-Metering Policies : Greentech Media

Elon Musk: Demand for Tesla batteries ‘has been really crazy’ | Utility Dive

August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

“If you just take the reservations that have been made thus far, it’s well over $1 billion worth of Powerpacks and Powerwalls,” he said. “And that’s with no marketing, no advertising, no sales force to speak of, really. We’re not trying to sell it. It’s basically a presentation and a webcast and 30 minutes of press Q&A. … So there’s probably room to improve.” Source: Elon Musk: Demand for Tesla batteries ‘has been really crazy’ | Utility Dive