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The electrification framework that benefits customers, the grid, and the planet
Kevin Andrews, Gabe Cuadra, Luke Currin, Steven Day, Bryan Jungers, Bill LeBlanc, Ryan Odell, Jay Stein, Tim Stout, Courtney Welch | June 16, 2020
Electrification, or the increased adoption of electric end-use technologies, isn’t a new trend, but the idea is undergoing a renaissance. This time, the focus has significant though nuanced differences from prior waves of electrification. In this report, we present our electrification framework.
How Can You Communicate Support for Solar While Being Realistic About Its Costs?
Is there a way to tout your utility's support for solar without turning customers off by explaining the overall system costs? We share insights from our research into customer perceptions of their utility's support for solar, solar website best practices, and what messages resonate with customers.
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How to Evolve Your DSM Portfolio in a DER World
Alanya Schofield | September 12, 2018
Learn about the evolution of utility demand-side management programs as they shift from a focus on traditional efficiency to the integration of distributed energy resources. Join this web conference to find out the steps you need to take to successfully navigate this transition.
Key Findings from the 2018 E Source Utility DER Strategy Benchmark
Alanya Schofield | July 17, 2018
The 2018 E Source Utility DER Strategy Benchmark revealed how utilities are innovating, how key program metrics are evolving, and how you can become a trusted energy advisor by offering customers information on distributed energy resources (DERs). Check out our infographic for details.
DER Portfolio Innovation Working Group: Preworkshop Call
Alanya Schofield | October 3, 2018
If you're attending the DER Strategy Working Group Meeting: Driving Innovation in Your Customer Portfolio at the E Source headquarters in Boulder, CO, October 16–18, 2018, you won't want to miss this pre-workshop call. We’ll set expectations for the workshop and share background material.
2018 Utility DER Strategy Benchmark: Key Findings
Alanya Schofield | August 16, 2018
Join us to hear key findings from the E Source 2018 Utility DER Strategy Benchmark, a survey of more than 35 US and Canadian utilities’ current and anticipated future approaches to distributed energy resources.
The future of farming: Current developments in indoor agriculture
Bryan Jungers | July 26, 2018
Farmers are increasingly moving their operations indoors. From vertical farms in urban environments to warehouses full of cannabis or fully automated greenhouses, agriculture as we know it is being revolutionized. Come learn more about the current developments in this exciting industry.
Innovation Showcase: Focus on Virtual Peaker
Matthew Burks | June 19, 2018
This second presentation in the Innovation Showcase series of the E Source Utility Innovation Partners Program features Virtual Peaker, a real-time control system in the cloud that operates and optimizes any smart device.
The Fundamentals of Demand Response
Clare Valentine | May 14, 2018
Wondering what demand response (DR) is and whether you should be doing it at your utility? We provide the basics of DR and explain the short- and long-term benefits to utilities and their customers alike.
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Innovation Showcase: Focus on ConnectDER
Matthew Burks | May 23, 2018
This first presentation in the Innovation Showcase series of the E Source Utility Innovation Partners Program features ConnectDER products, which the company promises will reduce logistical issues during solar and other distributed energy resources installation.