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The Shift to Customer-Side Management

The Key to Crushing DSM Goals
April 4, 2017 | Beth Fitzjarrald
Rising goals, rising baselines, rising customer expectations ... what's a demand-side management program manager to do? We dove into leading states' preapproval filings and discovered some key themes about working with your new business partner: your customer.

YouTube and the Water-Energy Nexus

The Value of Water According to a Vlogger
March 17, 2017 | Logan Jacobson
An amateur chef on YouTube treats water as though it's free, but what does it actually cost? People in the energy industry have trouble justifying measures that would address the water-energy nexus because our society fails to appreciate the true value of water.

Are Microgrids Now Worth the Risk?

APS Thinks So
March 3, 2017 | Bryan Jungers
We’ve been watching the evolution of microgrids for a few years now, and they never gained traction in the marketplace. But now, APS sees microgrids as the right solution for the customer and the utility.