Case Study: Energy Service Provider Drives Value & Innovation at the Grid Edge with Blue Pillar

Posted by Kimberly Getgen on Jul 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

What if you could navigate the increasingly complex energy environment at your largest commercial energy customers to increase engagement and offer new services without ever stepping foot behind-the meter? That’s what one of the largest ESPs in the United States asked themselves which lead to a nationwide search for Energy IoT platforms from companies with experience behind-the-meter at large  Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sites.

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Topics: Distributed Generation, Resiliency, Grid Edge, Energy Providers, DERs, Case Study

Getting to Know Energy IoT the Blue Pillar Way Part 2: What is Energy Network-as-a-Service (ENaaS)?

Posted by Kimberly Getgen on Jun 28, 2017 10:36:00 AM

 

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Topics: Emergency Power Management, Resiliency, Sustainability, Energy IoT, Energy Transformation, DERs, Energy Network-as-a-Service

Blue Pillar: Increasing Wireless Service Reliability & Preventing Revenue Loss

Posted by Jody McDevitt on Jun 23, 2017 9:35:50 AM

Imagine losing service to a fleet of cell phone towers because back-up generators did not start during a power outage. Unfortunately, this disastrous scenario is far from uncommon and the net loss to the provider is huge. It is estimated that 20-30% of generators fail when called on in an outage. This problem results in costly downtime, impacting customers and creating a PR nightmare. It also points out systems that are ill-equipped to manage critical infrastructure in crisis.

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Topics: Facility Management, Resiliency, Internet of Things, Energy IoT

How Houston Methodist Achieved Greater Resiliency and Compliance with an IoT Platform

Posted by Mark Williams, Vice President of Sales on Jun 28, 2016 10:06:17 AM

Houston Methodist is one of the largest hospital systems in the world. They employ leading specialists in a variety of medical fields and are considered one of the most successful teaching hospitals in the U.S. Additionally, Houston Methodist contains some of the newest technology for life-science research.

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Topics: Energy Management, Resiliency, Internet of Things

Blue Pillar’s Innovation Recognized by Recent Award Wins and Industry Momentum

Posted by Tom Willie on Dec 16, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Blue Pillar has been making headlines for our incredible suite of products and hard-working employees, and I could not be more proud of our recent accolades. The Aurora® platform was named Product of the Year by Energy Manager Today and earned both Gold and Silver Golden Bridge Awards as an Energy Industry Innovation of the Year.  Additionally, Deloitte recognized Blue Pillar as a Technology Fast 500™ company listed as the 15th fastest growing energy tech company emerging on the list in our inaugural year. 

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Topics: Facility Management, Energy Management, Centralized Facility Management, CFM, Resiliency, Facility of the Future, Internet of Things

Top 10 Factors Driving Centralized Facilities Management (CFM)

Posted by Tom Willie on Sep 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Developing a Centralized Facility Management (CFM) strategy is a critical component of energy management  for the facility of the future—particularly for critical facilities that have  onsite generation and require high levels of resiliency. When the lights go out, bad things happen and lives could potentially be put at risk. Blue Pillar has worked with hundreds of critical facilities nationwide to adopt a CFM strategy that improves resiliency and compliance and prepares them for what's to come. In this post, we explore the top 10 factors driving the adoption of this strategy as an industry best practice.

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Topics: Energy Management, CFM, Resiliency, Healthcare Facilities, Facility of the Future, Internet of Things

Blue Pillar and Con Edison Team Up with New York City Hospitals to Strengthen Electric Grid Resiliency

Posted by Tom Willie on Jul 13, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Today, Blue Pillar announced its efforts to work with New York City hospitals to help strengthen grid resiliency.  As a selected solution provider in Con Edison’s Demand Management Program, Blue Pillar is proud to support first-mover hospitals that are using their back-up emergency generation systems to strengthen the grid—and their facilities—against the devastating effects of power outages and severe weather events that cause them to lose power during times of crisis.

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Topics: Facility Management, Energy Management, New York City, Microgrids, Distributed Generation, Super Storm Sandy, Critical Power, Resiliency

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