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Next-generation programs for an equitable clean-energy future
Tom Martin | May 18, 2021
Join us in this webinar to learn how you can use a data-driven approach to build cost-effective programs that deliver on the vision of a clean-energy future.
Promoting induction cooking to support residential efficiency and decarbonization
Essie Snell | April 15, 2021
Induction cooking is a proven yet fairly unknown technology that can help utilities meet both efficiency and decarbonization goals. And induction offers customers a slew of benefits, including better cooking performance, increased safety, and easy cleanup.
E Source delivers road map to overcome major barriers to adoption of electric vehicles
Sannie Sieper | August 25, 2020
This press release describes the research E Source conducted for the Colorado Energy Office. The Colorado Electric Vehicle Education and Awareness Roadmap identifies barriers to electric vehicle adoption and highlights messaging strategies that will help the state overcome such hurdles.
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.
The what and why of technology transfer: Redefining success to meet today’s challenges
Bryan Jungers | May 13, 2020
Where do good technologies and program measures come from, and how do we know them when we see them? In this web conference, we’ll discuss environments that nurture innovation and how utilities are fostering them.
Energy in the Context of Low-Income Customers' Lives: Insights from E Design 2020 Ethnographic Research
Adam Maxwell | November 21, 2019
Low-income customers have a lot on their plate, and they're not thinking about (and often don't know about) the energy-related services utilities can offer them. Through this web conference, you'll encounter video and audio clips of low-income customers talking about their energy challenges.
Incorporating emerging technologies into your programs
Bryan Jungers | June 21, 2018
Every new technology must cross the “chasm of death” before it can take off and penetrate the market at scale, according to Brian Barnacle of Energy Solutions. Watch this excerpt from the 2017 E Source Forum to learn more about the difficulties and opportunities associated with market development.
What are 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.
E Source answer
E Source assessed the omnichannel efforts of the utility industry across eight customer-facing channels. Our survey looks at the health and integration of those channels from a representative sample of US and Canadian residential customers and their utilities. E Source members can view the results.
High tech versus high hype: Avoiding the pitfalls of black-box technologies
Essie Snell | August 27, 2014
Over the years, we've reviewed hundreds of energy-efficiency products for our members. In this white paper, we describe our methodology for evaluating unfamiliar technologies and identify specific technical and psychological factors that can lead to confusion about a product’s likely efficacy.