As a data analyst on the Customer Energy Solutions team, Liza uses E Source’s tools and databases to report the latest program trends and provide best practices in program design. Liza focuses on helping utilities design cost-effective programs and identify the next generation of energy savings. Liza previously worked at Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corp., where she used geographic information systems to perform customer segmentation for energy-efficiency programs. Liza earned an MS in urban and regional planning, BAs in political science and international studies, a minor in Spanish, and a certificate in sustainability from the University of Iowa.

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Preparing Your DSM Portfolio for EISA Uncertainty

Liza Minor
March 25, 2019

<p>Is your DSM portfolio ready for the US Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) compliance date? Learn more about a recently proposed rule, how it affects utilities, and how to make sure you&rsquo;re prepared for the uncertainty that the future may bring.</p>

Benchmarking DSM Savings as a Percentage of Utility Sales

Rachel Reiss Buckley, Liza Minor
March 12, 2019

Using data from E Source DSM Insights, we analyzed average portfolio savings as a percentage of sales. Our infographic shows which utilities have achieved average annual energy savings of at least 2% and is an example of how E Source can help you benchmark your demand-side management portfolio.

Benchmarking DSM Savings as a Percentage of Utility Sales

Liza Minor, Rachel Buckley
December 20, 2018

Earlier this year, a Midwest utility hired E Source to provide a detailed understanding of utilities that have reached or exceeded a minimum of 2% in annual savings from energy-efficiency or DSM programs over the past few years. Read on to learn more about our benchmarking solutions and tools.

3 Ways EISA Could Play Out, and How You Can Prepare

Liza Minor
November 29, 2018

Wondering how and when the US Department of Energy will likely implement new lighting standards from the US Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA)? You're not alone. We've partnered with NEEP to help you prepare your portfolio for these changes and deal with the lingering uncertainty.

Total Planned DSM Spending Will Decline Through 2020

Liza Minor, Rachel Reiss Buckley
July 17, 2018

Utilities have significantly increased demand-side management (DSM) program spending in the past decade, but based on market data found in E Source DSM Insights, we expect overall spending to decrease from 2018 through 2020.