Steven Day researches distributed energy resources, specifically electric vehicles and solar energy. Before joining E Source, he worked for a wind engineering firm, where he focused on business development, and for a renewable-energy advocacy group, where he promoted solar projects at the local level. Steve holds a masters degree in political science from Colorado State University and he has a passion for politics and for promoting the protection and conservation of the environment.

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Performance-based regulatory strategies to accelerate beneficial electrification

Jesse Hitchcock, Meryl Compton, Bill LeBlanc, Steven Day
March 30, 2022

Are you running into regulatory roadblocks as you pursue beneficial electrification? In this report, we explain how policy changes can help utilities align their electrification goals with societal benefits, like reducing carbon emissions.

Using solar programs to help low-income customers during COVID-19

Steven Day
May 4, 2020

Are you looking for a way to help low-income customers during the COVID-19 pandemic while increasing participation in your solar programs? In this report, we give tips on how to adjust your existing community solar programs to include more low-income customers and help them save money.

Stop calling electric vehicle rates “time of use”

Steven Day, Arthi Padmanabhan
March 5, 2020

We found that utilities and customers like electric vehicle (EV) time-of-use (TOU) rates, but customers don't like the phrase "time of use." In this e-book we summarize our research on TOU rates and customers’ perceptions of them. We also tell you how to improve your TOU rate.

Strategic electrification: Insights to spark your interests

Steven Day, Ryan Odell, Laura Ruff Agard
May 6, 2019

Electrification is a hot topic in the utility industry. We created an infographic with information from our 2018 Utility DER Strategy Benchmark and from our 2018 Electrification Forum Session to help you get kick-start your strategy. See what other utilities are saying!