How utilities are structuring effective incentives for battery storage
December 2, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 4 min read
While still a new concept to some, more and more utilities are offering battery storage programs to their customers as market opportunities grow. So, what kinds of programs are these utilities offering and how are they getting customers on board?
Getting started and making progress on your smart city journey
November 30, 2021 | Chase Berenson | 4 min read
When it comes to rolling out a smart city program, cities should focus their investments on the technologies best suited to solve their specific challenges. This ensures you get the best return on investment. But where do you begin the smart city journey?
Designing a battery incentive that benefits customers, utilities, and the rate base
November 23, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 3 min read
As behind-the-meter battery programs become more established, utilities are wondering how their peers are structuring consumer incentives. Check out this blog post for insights, courtesy of a panel session at the E Source Forum 2021.
Celebrate Small Business Saturday: Support your minority-owned small business customers
November 17, 2021 | Miriam Stein | 5 min read
In honor of Small Business Saturday, on November 27, 2021, we’re sharing a few of our recommendations for engaging minority-owned small business customers and specific actions you can take on Small Business Saturday to celebrate SMBs.
Arguing about which clean mobility tech to support is slowing progress
November 10, 2021 | Bryan Jungers | 9 min read
For decades researchers, industrialists, and regulators have debated the merits of various clean mobility technologies, everyone placing their bets on which will eventually win out in the markets. How can we stop fighting and start getting serious about scaling tomorrow’s fueling infrastructure?
6 DSM program types that benefit from AMI
November 3, 2021 | Beth Fitzjarrald, Sara Patnaude | 5 min read
Utilities typically install advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to reduce operational costs. But AMI can also enable or enhance demand-side management (DSM) programs. Here’s the inside scoop on six DSM programs that benefit from AMI.
Utility risk management: Why ‘the way we’ve always done it’ is now the riskier approach
October 13, 2021 | Tom Martin | 6 min read
Well-worn, “safe” risk management approaches that may not deliver results but don’t rock the boat are beginning to come under pressure due to macroenvironmental factors. Find out why doing what we’ve always done may be perceived as safer, but may not be the best option for risk management.
Happy Energy Efficiency Day from E Source!
October 6, 2021 | Sara Patnaude, Kym Wootton | 4 min read
E Source takes sustainability and energy efficiency seriously, and we’ve been working diligently to shrink our carbon footprint as a company. In honor of Energy Efficiency Day, we wanted to share some of our net-zero carbon journey with you!