The official 2017 energy innovation survey results are available: Energy Innovation: State of the Art & 2017 Trends
These included response from nearly 300 energy professionals.
In addition, benchmark data on how energy managers do their job today. This year´s edition also includes new data on how technology in the energy sector is evolving and how energy services companies are innovating with it… or not!
This PDF report is free-to-download containing key insights, challenges, and predictions from energy managers working to innovate energy efficiency in more than 140 countries around the world.
A sneak preview of the kind of energy innovation data to be found in the report:
10 Energy Innovation Statistics Every Every Manager Should Know
- 44% of energy professionals feel that their organisation does a pretty good job of keeping pace with the overall rate of innovation in the energy industry.
- Almost 90% of energy professionals surveyed were male. According to The Guardian, the proportion of women on boards of energy companies was just 9% in 2014.
- Only 16% of energy pros surveyed are using Twitter as a source for energy news, while 44% are using LinkedIn to stay updated.
- Most energy professionals (67%) are confident that the energy efficiency and clean tech markets are still in the growth stage. Only 3% feel the market is already mature and facing disruption.
- 65% of energy professionals say that their biggest professional challenge in 2017 will be to find new projects and clients.
- Just under half of all energy professionals surveyed say that they struggle equally with gaining recognition for their work (43%) while trying to stay updated with energy news and trends (43%).
- Nearly half of energy services companies say their organisation's biggest challenge lies with cutting costs while demonstrating verified energy savings (46%).
- 42% of energy professionals feel that the killer combination of unverified energy savings plus a lack of dedicated funds to put toward energy management is the chief reason to lose a project.
- 30% of energy experts say that the need to monitor key performance indicators (energy KPIs) is the biggest driver for their clients to choose an energy management.
- The desire to recover savings from energy efficiency investments is another major driver for ESCO clients to use energy management software, according to 27% of energy professionals.
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