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Energetek’s blog on business tips, becoming & staying a successful entrepreneur, and everything else to get you through your work week.

112, 2023

Blown Down

December 1st, 2023|Energy|

Do you have an extra $5.55 billion to spare? Neither does Orsted.  If you live in the greater Philadelphia area, you are probably aware of the controversy surrounding Danish energy company Orsted’s Ocean Wind 1 and 2, their two-stage offshore wind project off the Jersey shore.  Mads Nipper, Orsted’s [...]

2011, 2023

Thanksgiving Traditions & Their Origins

November 20th, 2023|Just For Fun|

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away, which means many of us will be partaking in annual Turkey Day traditions. Where do some of these traditions and treats come from, though? Are they familial and have an origin story, or is it something you’ve just always [...]

510, 2023

7% Savings Program

October 5th, 2023|Business Owner, Business Tips, Energy|

Jer$ey... This One’s for You! Look, we’ve talked about climate change endlessly here, and today is no different. But...we don’t always talk about saving money. So, without further ado...  Do you use PSE&G or NJNG? Do you own your own business? Are you the leader of a religious [...]

2408, 2023

Extreme Circumstances

August 24th, 2023|Climate Change, Energy|

Oh, the weather outside is…expensive? As summer continues to boil on, we are seeing hurricane season begin to rear its ugly head. As climate change increases, so can the intensity of the storms. California and Texas are just two states dealing with extreme weather; California enduring a hurricane coupled with [...]

1608, 2023

El Niño Impacts

August 16th, 2023|Climate Change, Energy, Sustainability|

El Niño: The Who, the What, and How It Affects Us  While this summer has had its heat waves, forecasters are anticipating further rising temperatures to round out the second half of 2023. Not only will this affect temperatures, but we can anticipate even hotter temperatures in 2024.  [...]

2807, 2023

Things Are Heating Up

July 28th, 2023|Business Tips, Climate Change|

Temperature Watch It’s hot out there- cool off while saving money by curtailing your energy during peak times.  With July being on record as the hottest month EVER, everyone is looking to keep cool without breaking the bank- energy companies included. Remember, curtailing by switching to generators during [...]

1206, 2023

Questions? We’ve got answers.

June 12th, 2023|Business Tips, Energy|

Energetek FAQs Why do I need to sign a data authorization form? When we explore energy options for our clients, we like to get the whole picture. In order to do that, we pull energy data from the utility company and third-party suppliers (historical usage, IDR, contract details). [...]

2404, 2023

An Open Letter to the Sl(c)ammers

April 24th, 2023|Business Owner, Business Tips, Energy|

The energy industry has evolved since the start of deregulation when the US created the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or the FERC in 1977. In the early years of deregulation, the energy industry resembled that of the wild west. Energy suppliers adopted a practice called "slamming" which is when [...]

2102, 2023

Bundled, Retail PPA

February 21st, 2023|Business Tips, Climate Change, Energy, Sustainability|

So, You’re Thinking About a VPPA? One program that we've been exploring for a few of our large portfolio clients (high energy users with multiple sites) is the Virtual Power Purchase Agreement or VPPA. Let's break this product down: What is a VPPA? Instead of your site having [...]

2112, 2022

2022: A Year of Perspective

December 21st, 2022|Business Owner, Business Tips|

Perspective: noun – a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; the true understanding of the relative importance of things; a sense of proportion  Another year in the books and the time of reflection and planning for the year to come is upon us. As we sit down [...]

510, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Energetek Take’s on Philadelphia’s Building Tune-Up’s

October 5th, 2022|Business Tips, Climate Change, Energy, Local Business, Manufacturing, News, Philadelphia, Real Estate, Sustainability|

In 2020, Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability developed the Building Energy Performance Policy. This policy was instituted to urge efficient energy and water use amongst the largest buildings in Philadelphia. The Tune-Up requires an assessment of the major energy systems within the building as well as consumption practices. The goal of [...]

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