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May 22, 2014 | Julie Herman | 2 comments
E Source held a conversation earlier this year with DSM leaders in the utility industry to explore what strategies they are considering as the low-hanging efficiency fruit becomes harder to reach thanks to federal regulations that have made T8s and CFLs standard practice. E Source estimates that lighting has traditionally represented about 60 to 80 percent of most utilities’ energy savings and we asked our group what role LEDs and other technologies and strategies will play in helping their utility make up for some of those savings that are now captured by federal efficiency standards?

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April 25, 2014 | Deborah L. Lebl - Customer Insights Program Manager, National Grid | 0 comments

Pinpointing the x factor for success in corporate citizenship is tough. In 2013, I spoke with marketing and community leaders at a select few utilities to learn how they’ve reached best-in-class status in the corporate citizenship index of various JD Power utility customer satisfaction studies. At a high level, I learned that the particular efforts a company undertakes are less important to success than the strength of the strategic planning process.

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