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Nov 25, 2014
Across the US, the historic relationship between GDP and electricity demand growth is projected to drastically change. At the same time, utilities’ average capital and operational and maintenance (O...
Sep 26, 2014
Diana Husmann
It used to be that small business customers were the impossible business segment. Mid-sized and large businesses were happy to participate in traditional prescriptive and custom programs, but small...
Feb 9, 2014
Nexant Product Marketing
Once deployed, smart meters can send out ‘last gasp signal’, which is an automatic message to the utility indicating that consumer residence has run into a power outage, on the immediate occurrence of such an event. Utilities can use the last-gasp data to analyze the outage event. This will enable faster crew deployment for outage restoration activities
Feb 6, 2014
Matt Gibbs
As utility DSM program and portfolio managers face the dual challenges of increased savings goals and reduced administrative budgets, they increasingly look to trade allies for assistance. The results are often mixed as they grapple with the work of recruiting and managing a diverse set of service providers with motivations often different from the utility itself.