In future episodes of our PowerTalking podcast, host Bryan Jungers will speak with E Source experts and utility insiders about:

  • Using data science for grid optimization
  • Dynamic pricing
  • Electrification and decarbonization
  • Electric vehicles, including consumer charging behavior, electric trucks, and growing consumer markets

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Episode 8: Creating customer-centric DSM programs

April 5, 2023

Demand-side management (DSM) programs are one of the best things utility customers get from their utility. In this episode, host Bryan Jungers welcomes Tom Lienhard, E Source executive consultant, and Barend Dronkers, product strategist for Customer Energy Solutions at E Source, for an in-depth discussion about DSM programs: what they are, how they’re working, and how utilities should keep them moving forward to benefit customers.

Episode 7: EV managed charging

November 1, 2022

Across the US and Canada, utilities have been preparing for the arrival of EVs for more than 10 years—and not without challenges. One of the major concerns with getting more EVs on the road is the potential strain on the grid. In this episode, host Bryan Jungers welcomes to the mic Stephanie Leach, principal business analyst at BGE, and Jesse Hitchcock, senior analyst for Customer Energy Solutions at E Source, to talk about pilots, programs, and what utilities can do to smooth this transition.

Episode 6: Why energy equity is a win-win for utilities, cities, and customers

April 14, 2022

In this episode of PowerTakling, Dr. Tony Reames, senior adviser of energy justice at the US Department of Energy (DOE) explains how energy equity can benefit utilities, cities, and customers. Ben Nathan, lead analyst for Customer Energy Solutions at E Source, and Bryan Jungers, E Source director of mobility, discuss with Dr. Reames how to create successful collaborations between utilities and the DOE, how utilities can get federal funding to help with equity efforts, and how we can measure success.

Episode 5: All about batteries

March 15, 2022

In this episode of PowerTalking, host Bryan Jungers, director of mobility at E Source, talks with Emily Hersh, CEO of Luna Lithium, and Sam Jaffe, vice president of E Source Battery Solutions, to understand the ins and outs of batteries. Have you ever wondered how exactly batteries are made? Or where the lithium in lithium-ion batteries comes from? We hear from the experts as they discuss the answers to these questions and more.

Episode 4: How our heartbeats can help create better EV ads

December 6, 2021

In this episode of PowerTalking, host Bryan Jungers, director of mobility at E Source, talks with Laura Beavin-Yates, vice president of customer success for Immersion Neuroscience, and Rachel Cooper, director of E Source Market Research, to learn about a collaboration between Immersion Neuroscience and E Source that produced some exciting and useful results. They can help us better understand what consumers think of electric vehicles (EVs) and how to change their behavior around EV adoption by showing which ads and messages are most effective with certain audiences.

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