Rachel Reiss Buckley has followed the rise of smart technologies as they have grown to enable customer-centric demand response and energy efficiency. She has also followed the evolution of demand-side management (DSM) departments as they transition into customer energy solutions teams. Today, as a member of the E Source senior team, Rachel collaborates with all E Source divisions to position the company as an essential utility partner. She works with cross-functional teams to determine the company’s strategy and engage clients with new solutions. Rachel has worked at E Source since 2000 and has an MS from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA from Colgate University.

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Customer energy solutions teams are still part of customer service organizations at most utilities

Rachel Reiss Buckley, Liza Minor
June 1, 2023

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.

Key learnings from the E Source Forum 2022

Rachel Reiss Buckley
November 9, 2022

Learn how the E Source Forum 2022 empowered utilities on their path to becoming a Sustainable Utility. Our thought leaders will share takeaways from each track and provide actionable advice related to equity, mobility, customer experience, marketing, programs, and distributed energy resources.

How can utilities navigate the imminent battery wave?

Ben Campbell, Rachel Reiss Buckley
June 28, 2022

In the current battery market, there are supply chain issues, material shortages, and manufacturing limitations. But demand for batteries is skyrocketing. Learn how E Source can help you navigate the battery market with data science and our proprietary Battery Forecast Database.

Enhance your mobility strategy with a robust transportation electrification plan

Rachel Reiss Buckley
February 24, 2022

Transportation electrification plans (TEPs) are comprehensive plans that outline the paths utilities can take to accelerate EV adoption in their service territories and to prepare their businesses and infrastructure to integrate the new loads onto their grids. Learn how to design your TEP.

Battery market forecast to 2030

Rachel Reiss Buckley
December 9, 2021

In this webinar, you’ll gain perspective about the battery market, including growth forecasts, inhibitors of growth, and battery applications with the most potential. Learn the implications for utility programs, battery investments, grid reliability, and electric transportation growth.