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E Source Forum 2019 Speaker Interviews
January 8, 2020
Did you miss the 2019 E Source Forum? Or did you go but missed a session or two? Watch these short video interviews of some of the Forum 2019 speakers to learn more about the technology, DSM, marketing, communications, CX, account management, and distributed energy topics they covered.
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.
Beneficial electrification 101: Workshop
Courtney Welch | August 25, 2020
Electrification is a major topic for utilities. However, some elements of it are still uncertain. In this 101-level event, we’ll focus on the building blocks needed to create a beneficial electrification strategy.
What Does the Future of the Utility Industry Look Like?
Wayne Greenberg | December 11, 2019
At the 2019 E Source Forum, we tackled some of the biggest issues facing utilities today, and we invited a few big names to the stage to share their views and, hopefully, spur our utility audience to action with an eye toward the future.
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.
Exploring Utilities’ Roles in Decarbonization
Lynn Stein | November 13, 2019
Decarbonization is becoming a new standard for utilities. After our 2019 Forum session, we spoke with Sharon Tomkins, vice president of strategy and engagement at Southern California Gas Co., about the difference between decarbonization and carbon neutrality, renewable goals, and more.
Realizing Resilience: New Perspectives on Delivering Value to Utilities and Utility Customers
Kevin Andrews | December 31, 2019
Resilience planning and preparedness open up new avenues for you to help customers anticipate and respond to a changing climate. In this Forum session we went beyond the buzzword and discussed how you can recognize and capitalize on opportunities to build resilience among various customer groups.
Who Cares About Climate? Your Customers Do, and They Want You to Care Too
Bill LeBlanc, Wayne Greenberg | November 21, 2019
In these videos from our 2019 E Source Forum keynote, Yale's Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz discusses climate change trends, knowledge, attitudes, and more. Then, Xcel Energy's Alice Jackson shared why her utility has committed to an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 and a 100% reduction by 2050.