Just announced! Take a closer look at the Forum 2023 agenda
July 12, 2023 | Steven Day, Jesse Hitchcock, Liza Minor, Angelica Pereira | 5 min read
E Source Forum planning is underway, and we have lots of exciting sessions in store for you! In this post, we describe each topical track and highlight a session from each. Check out the agenda and start planning your personal Forum experience today.
Calling all California water agencies: Don’t delay your water audit validation this season
July 5, 2023 | Kate Gasner | 3 min read
Water audit validation season is officially upon us. If you’re a California water agency, don't delay scheduling a water audit validation to properly assess the accuracy and reliability of your completed water audits. Our team of certified validators is ready to support you!
5 questions utilities should consider at the intersection of energy affordability and equity
June 27, 2023 | Jamie Wimberly | 9 min read
Equity has become critically important as we transition to a clean energy economy. Recognizing that utilities are at different stages in their equity and affordability journeys, we outline the five questions utilities must answer to make good on the promises of clean energy for all consumers.
Get inspired at E Source Forum 2023
June 21, 2023 | Sara Patnaude | 5 min read
We’ve started the official countdown to the E Source Forum, September 19–21, 2023, in Denver! If you’re on the fence about attending, check out this blog post to learn some of the ways the Forum is an inspiring experience for utility professionals!
How to help business customers get started with fleet electrification
June 14, 2023 | Bryan Jungers | 6 min read
How do you help businesses transition their fleets to EVs? For our recommendation on where to start, check out highlights from our recent series on utility fleet electrification incentives, advisory efforts, and technical support for business customers.
Harnessing the power of predictive analytics for safety, sustainability, and cost efficiency in the gas industry
June 7, 2023 | Devon Grodkiewicz, Mark Knox | 4 min read
Whether driven by financial imperative, regulations, or public pressure, top priorities for the gas industry are safety and sustainability. Predictive analytics has revealed itself as a force multiplier with immense potential to augment the industry’s efforts, and E Source Data Science can help.
Customer energy solutions teams are still part of customer service organizations at most utilities
June 1, 2023 | Rachel Reiss Buckley, Liza Minor | 5 min read
We’ve been tracking utility org structures for years, and it’s a trending topic among utilities. Our research shows some new developments in how utilities are organizing their customer energy solutions teams. Check out this post—our findings might surprise you.
TE Insights: A new data tool to help solution providers grow their utility transportation electrification business
May 30, 2023 | Michael Hartnack, Brenna Raeder | 6 min read
To help solution providers find and capture new business and understand utility transportation electrification (TE) programs, spending, and rates, we created E Source TE Insights, a tool that organizes data from utility TE plans, EV-speciﬁc rates, and customer rebates into an easy-to-use platform.
The Great Convergence of data science and the utility industry is near
May 25, 2023 | Tom Martin | 5 min read
How long will it take before the incremental gains utilities are making today using data science snowball into something radically better—something that not only moves the needle but changes the game altogether? Sooner than you might think.
4 essential tips for winning a WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant
May 23, 2023 | Kierra Thomas | 5 min read
Each year, the US Bureau of Reclamation awards WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants to utilities and other organizations to fund projects that promote sustainability and conservation. If you plan to apply for a grant this year, here are some tips for a strong and thorough application.