Pankaj Lal

Pankaj Lal

I am an energy optimist who is very passionate about energy management. I have written several articles on energy management, presented at industry events, and also created a customer facing energy management tool called “Energy Advisor. ” I am very interested in how we transform energy data into results. I have been involved in leading offer management for Struxureware solutions and Schneider Electric products and services. I have over 17 years of industry experience in sales, marketing and business development. I have a BE in Electronics from Bombay University and an MBA from Virginia Tech.

Microgrids: Are They Mainstream Yet?

The U.S. microgrid market is expected to grow five-fold from about $8 billion in 2013 to $40 billion in 2020. To me, that indicates an immediate need, as well as… Read more »

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Tenant Metering: It Makes Dollars and Sense

Whether you are a building owner or tenant, adopting tenant metering, or utility submetering, makes more sense than ever when it comes to cost savings and sustainability. Tenant metering allows… Read more »

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How to Future Proof Your Role as an Energy Manager

The move from day-to-day tactical to long-term strategic energy management is an accelerating trend for today’s energy managers.   In a June 2014 webinar on energy management trends, we surveyed nearly… Read more »

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The Role of Energy Managers Is Changing: Are You Prepared?

The changing energy management landscape has created the opportunity to use less and save more, but it’s also made energy management a much more complex job than even a few… Read more »


Power Quality Issues : Silent Efficiency Killer

Why you should care? Several studies estimate that power quality issues cost the U.S. economy about $15 billion each year. Because approximately 80 percent of all power-quality problems originate from… Read more »


Big Data + Energy = Big Energy Data: Key Trends and Implications

Over 78% of global energy leaders believe analysis of big energy data is important in improving energy management, however the challenge clients face is what to do  with the big… Read more »