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Mar 6, 2017
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 9, 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...
Jul 15, 2015
Diana Husmann
In 2013, Preservation Green Lab (PGL) and the New Buildings Institute (NBI) reported on seven small building segments with high energy savings potential: food service, main street buildings,...
Jun 15, 2015
The electricity industry is abuzz with the question of how to integrate and value distributed energy resources (DERs). We used to have separate dialogues about solar, demand response, batteries,...
Jun 15, 2015
Diana Husmann
Did you know that small businesses are responsible for 55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s? [1] They also spent $130 billion on energy in 2011. [2] Since these fun facts help...
May 15, 2015
How can we build an economic framework to support sustainable integration of these new technologies? Rapid change is occurring in the electricity industry, due in part to robustly expanding...