The perks of being a member
When you’re a member of the E Source Distributed Energy Resource Strategy Service, we’ll help you identify opportunities to create integrated customer-centric distributed energy resource (DER) and electrification strategies, programs, pilots, and other offerings. With the service, you get:
- The research and expertise to help you understand rapidly evolving DER and electrification utility trends and show you how to communicate more effectively with customers, internal stakeholders, and regulators
- Innovative approaches to help you identify urgent areas of program improvement and capitalize on tested DER and electrification strategies
- Insight into residential and business customers’ thoughts and behaviors around building electrification, solar, battery storage, and other utility DER and electrification program offerings
Ask our experts unlimited questions
Answers from our DER experts will inform the design, implementation, and education strategies of your solar and renewable energy, EV and charger, battery storage, microgrid, and building electrification programs. Common questions are about DER customers’ needs and ways to overcome regulatory and policy challenges. We also provide program and pilot examples, benchmarking, and trends. Learn more about our Ask E Source program (PDF).
Access our library of research
You’ll gain access to in-depth customer market research, insights on utility trends, and facilitated information-sharing among peers to help you develop more-effective strategies and programs and build your business case for both internal and external stakeholders.
Use our exclusive DER-related tools
Through the E Source DER Insights Centers for the US and Canada, you can learn about customer preferences around DER programs and strategies both on a national level and for your utility’s region.
Be part of our benchmark studies and other proprietary market research
Compare the performance of your programs and initiatives to those of your utility peers with Residential DER Customer Market Research and the DER Strategy Benchmark. Ensure your solar websites are optimized with the Utility Solar Website Benchmark. We also offer individualized reviews to evaluate the strength of your current strategies, identify performance gaps, and develop ideas for future efforts.
Attend our free DER strategy–focused events
Collaborate and interact with industry experts and your peers at topically relevant working groups as well as our annual E Source Forum. Recent topics include residential interest in DER-related products and services and how to develop a data-backed plan for enhancing existing program offerings.
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