How building intercultural competency drives equitable decision-making
May 18, 2022 | Lisa Markus | 8 min read
Achieving equity in the transition to a clean energy future is one of the toughest challenges utilities face. Most of us think we’ve got equity figured out because we subscribe to the Golden Rule, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. We need to follow the Platinum Rule to be equitable.
How utilities can collaborate with local organizations to achieve equitable programs
April 14, 2022 | Ben Nathan, Miriam Stein | 6 min read
Utilities are working with the communities they serve to apply an equity lens to their demand-side management, distributed energy resource, and EV programs. In this blog post, we take a closer look at how community engagement strengthens and supports equity initiatives.
Sustainable utility matters: Taking charge of transportation electrification
April 5, 2022 | Sannie Sieper, Bryan Jungers | 8 min read
Our second installment of the “Sustainable utility matters” series focuses on the challenges and opportunities utilities face as they roll out transportation electrification plans and electric vehicle supply equipment. Read more in our interview with Bryan Jungers, director of mobility at E Source.
One utility’s winning LinkedIn strategy
March 30, 2022 | Anna Nixon, Angelica Pereira | 3 min read
Most utilities use LinkedIn to recruit new employees and communicate with business customers. National Grid used LinkedIn static ads and InMail ads to promote its commercial lighting incentives. In this blog post, you’ll see examples of that winning LinkedIn strategy.
The Sustainable Utility: Data-driven transformation and the granular grid
March 23, 2022 | Ted Schultz | 6 min read
The ability to process mass volumes of data at a granular level is transforming utility operations—and that’s incredibly empowering. Read the latest blog post by E Source CEO Ted Schultz to learn more about the magic behind a data-driven transformation.
A conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion: What we need to do to initiate change
March 16, 2022 | Miriam Stein | 7 min read
When it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work, there’s no one-size-fits-all option. Our conversation with race equity and justice facilitator Drisana McDaniel reveals the work we need to do to initiate change in the utility industry.
How utilities can best help customers navigate the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan
March 8, 2022 | Jessica Bailis | 4 min read
As mask mandates lift across the US, millions of Americans are either gleefully or grudgingly taking their exposed faces into schools and other places of business, assuming the businesses have taken appropriate measures to ensure their safety. Read our blog post for advice on how utilities can help.