Blog

Jul 17, 2017
In the first year of rebranding the “ADS National Town Meeting” as “SEPA Grid Evolution Summit,” I’ve been thinking about how much this title reflects the changes in our industry. It has been two...
Jul 5, 2017
Brian Albert, PE
Fundamentals of Strategic Energy Management (SEM) The concept has been around for a few years, but now that building automation, monitoring and energy management processes are more affordable and...
May 5, 2017
Pat Sonti
Over the last decade, solar (especially photovoltaics or PV) and wind energy have attracted substantial investment, via private equity, debt and grants, for enabling rapid deployment of these...
Apr 10, 2017
Kelly Mulder
At the recent Midwest Solutions Conference hosted by MEEA in Chicago, I had the opportunity to moderate a dynamic panel of utility marketing experts. The topic drew an attentive crowd interested in...
Mar 6, 2017
LeAndra MacDonald
At the recent Association of Energy Services Professional (AESP) National Conference in Orlando, I moderated a well-attended session on how demand side management (DSM) can provide the springboard...
Jun 10, 2016
Nexant
Are you as energy savvy as you think yourself to be? Do you think you know a lot about energy efficiency? Bring your knowledge to its limits with our Energy Efficiency IQ Quiz; we challenge you to...
Apr 17, 2016
Nexant Product Marketing
The utility industry is undergoing rapid change and disruption. The “traditional” utility model of customer service being simply turning on service and sending monthly bills is becoming a thing of...
Nov 19, 2015
The recently announced merger between the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) is welcome news for the electric industry and consumers...
Aug 18, 2015
Nexant
Utilities are transforming how they approach customer engagement in order to build relationships with their customers and in turn increase customer satisfaction by providing positive experiences as...
Aug 6, 2015
Diana Husmann
This week, I was lucky enough to attend ACEEE’s Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry in Buffalo, NY. Aside from trying the buffalo wings, my main goal at the conference was to learn more...