Hybrid direct-install programs, reaching low- and moderate-income customers, and more: What's hot this month
April 21, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 3 min read
Have you heard? Until the end of the 2021 E Source Forum, if your utility subscribes to just one (or a few) of our research and advisory services, you can help yourself to up to six pieces of content outside of your membership. Learn about three pieces that are getting a lot of attention this month.
Introducing PowerTalking, an E Source podcast
April 13, 2021 | Jeremy Fischer | 1 min read
We’re excited to launch our new podcast, PowerTalking, where we’ll be chatting all things energy with various utility experts and energy nerds. Every other month, we’ll bring you a new episode chock-full of utility news, trends, and recommendations.
Utility moneyball: How E Source OneInform helps you make data-driven decisions
March 30, 2021 | Ted Schultz | 5 min read
Baseball season is upon us, and it provides a great metaphor for the utility sector. Two decades ago, baseball started making data-driven decisions, and it changed the game. Our launch of E Source OneInform is doing the same for utilities. Learn how you can start playing utility moneyball today!
Exclusive, limited-time offer for current members: Access six pieces of content outside of your membership
March 25, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 2 min read
If your utility currently subscribes to just one (or a few) of our research and advisory services, you won’t want to miss this limited-time offer to see what you’re missing. From now until October 1, 2021, you can access up to six pieces of content outside of your membership at no additional cost.
COVID, one year later: Celebrating utilities’ efforts to help customers
March 17, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 4 min read
Weaved throughout the struggles of the 2020 are successes worth celebrating. Utilities across the US and Canada worked incredibly hard to help customers, contribute to COVID-19 relief efforts, and essentially become a reliable (and possibly unexpected) source of support in a trying time.
Digital business transformation: 5 steps to develop a human-centric approach to modernizing your utility
February 25, 2021 | Kim Neininger, Sara Patnaude | 7 min read
The utility of the future will be fully digital. Making that transition requires you to radically rethink how your people, processes, data, and technologies will affect business performance. To help you maximize value from digital investments, we’ve compiled five tips to get you started.
Ensuring equity in utility workplaces
February 23, 2021 | Sara Patnaude | 6 min read
Experts often link diversity and inclusion with organizational and team success. But what does that look like in practice? In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to revisit an E Source Forum 2020 roundtable discussion and share the powerful insights we learned.
What can we learn from utility social media during the Texas and Midwest outages?
February 22, 2021 | Shelby Kuenzli | 4 min read
The mid-February weather in many parts of the US has been one for the record books. Residents in Texas and the Midwest are struggling with water and power outages. We’ve gathered examples of how utilities are using social media to warn customers about outages and deliver info.