Rachel Reiss Buckley is responsible for working with industry partners to bring new tools and information resources to E Source members. Rachel manages new product launch activities, provides members with training and product support, and works cross-functionally to create roadmaps for future customer value. She is also a subject-matter expert in smart thermostats, demand response, demand-side management (DSM) programs, and energy-efficiency standards. Previously Rachel was responsible for setting E Source’s market strategy in the areas of energy efficiency and demand response, leading the research team investigating efficiency program design and technology selection at utility companies, and helping members leverage E Source research in their daily DSM activities. She has an MS in energy policy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA in political science and environmental studies from Colgate University.

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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.

Growing Pains: How Utilities Are Meeting Increasing Efficiency Goals

Rachel Reiss Buckley
July 6, 2017

Utility spending on electric DSM has continued to increase through 2015, albeit at a slower pace than earlier in the decade. To meet these increasing goals, utilities are relying more on behavioral programs than on traditional custom and prescriptive programs. Check out our e-book for the details!

How Much Do Utilities Spend on Evaluation?

Rachel Reiss Buckley
December 10, 2015

In this poster, we examine spending on evaluation through a multitude of lenses. The concepts covered here will help provide an understanding of the share of spending that evaluation accounts for within utilities’ demand-side management portfolios.

Journey Mapping for Demand-Side Management Programs

Rachel Reiss Buckley
November 24, 2015

Learn how utilities are using journey mapping to make their demand-side management programs more customer-centric.