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Your utility may not be ready to go back to work, but it can go forward
Joy Herbers | August 26, 2020
It’s clear that utility staff won’t be rushing back to the office any time soon. In the meantime, how do you continue to engage staff at home and help them connect with one another and their managers?
Optimizing the new-construction experience for utilities and their partners
Barbara McCabe | June 24, 2020
To accommodate any COVID-19-related safety requirements or customer concerns, you need to reassess your new-construction processes. Take this time to become a better partner for builders, contractors, and end-use customers, and to provide an improved experience during the new-construction process.
Use microtargeting techniques to achieve your energy-efficiency goals
Rachel Cooper | June 25, 2020
COVID-19 has shaken up your customers; they don’t look the same as they did six months ago. To make sure your demand-side management programs achieve your savings goals, you’ll need to resegment your residential customers. Join us to learn how E Source and Claritas can help.
How to use predictive data science to plan for utility operations post-COVID-19
Tom Martin | May 20, 2020
COVID-19 has affected every major industry around the world. For example, utilities have stopped shutoffs for nonpayment at least through May 31. No doubt a necessary act, but it will cause complications: a significant number of utility customers will be overdue on their bills in the next 24 months.
How to support trade allies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
Brysen Daughton | June 18, 2020
Trade allies play a vital role in the delivery of utility energy-efficiency programs. And without them, utility demand-side management portfolios would fall flat. In this web conference, we’ll discuss how utilities can support trade allies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
What utilities can do to positively affect their communities post-COVID-19
Jeffrey Daigle | April 21, 2020
It’s time for utilities to start planning for business post-COVID-19. You’ve already responded quickly to the COVID-19 crisis, and are continually promising the safe distribution of electricity, natural gas, and water into customers’ homes and businesses. But what should you do now?
What’s your utility doing for customers, employees, and your community during COVID-19?
Joy Herbers | April 10, 2020
We’re tracking utilities’ responses to COVID-19. You’ve been doing a lot to communicate with, protect, and support your customers, employees, and community. You’re moving fast and we’re missing some admirable efforts. Add your goodwill to this public spreadsheet. And see what your peers are doing.
Empathy and energy: A frank discussion with crisis communications experts
Luke Currin | April 9, 2020
It’s more important than ever to get your crisis communications right. Join us to hear from crisis communications experts, who will explain how to develop messages that will cut through the clutter and how to deliver actionable information for the public.
How to improve your midstream and upstream programs and adjust them amid COVID-19
Brysen Daughton | April 22, 2020
Midstream programs promise utilities a cost-effective, customer-centric approach to achieving energy savings, but these programs aren’t without their challenges. Join us for this public web conference where we’ll discuss popular and promising measures, top-performing program designs, and more.