Sara Patnaude is responsible for the E Source blog, case studies, and all other marketing collateral. Prior to joining E Source, Sara was the content and event specialist for Energy Federation Inc. (EFI) where she led the strategy for the blog, social media, and collateral. She also planned logistics for EFI’s presence at all conferences and events. Sara graduated from Framingham State University in Massachusetts with a BA in English and communications.

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You can’t be what you can’t see: Empowering women in the utilities industry

Sara Patnaude
March 20, 2024

Women in utilities face unique challenges in gaining equal recognition, advancement opportunities, and leadership roles. In this blog post, we explore, with E Source CRO, Cheryl Stookes, how utilities can address these challenges and discuss our sponsorship of the CS Week Women in Utilities event.

Strategic perspectives on managing the affordability challenge

Ben Nathan, Sara Patnaude
February 14, 2024

Recently, at our Low-Income Energy Issues Forum annual meeting, utility leaders came together to share how they have been addressing the affordability challenge. In this blog, we share a few of the solutions from participating utilities.

Using data-driven decisions to navigate challenges and unlock opportunities in 2024

Tom Martin, Sara Patnaude
January 25, 2024

We see 2023 as the year utilities began to fight the numerous challenges ahead of them using data science. Learn more about how we aim to help utilities in 2024 use the data available to them to invest in the grid.

Data-driven storm response for a reliable and resilient grid

Sara Patnaude
January 24, 2024

Recently, E Source’s Tom Martin had the privilege of speaking alongside Sal Salet, vice president of distribution for PPL Electric Utilities, to share how utilities can integrate AI and data-driven decision-making into storm response and grid investments. Here are some highlights from the session.

6 utility New Year’s resolutions to benefit customers and the grid

Sara Patnaude
January 12, 2024

Happy New Year! As we gear up for another year of helping utilities tackle challenges head-on, we wanted to share a list of New Year’s resolutions that every utility should consider in 2024.