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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 29, 2016
For the first time ever, the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid will be presented by The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) in Washington, D.C. after having merged with...
May 8, 2016
Here at Nexant, one of the hot topics on our minds is the rise of behavioral programs at utilities. Here’s a sneak peak of the infographic we’re showcasing at AESP. How will implementers and...
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...
Jan 25, 2016
Michael Sullivan
How often do you change the oil in your car? Why not more frequently or less frequently? Most of us don’t give this question a lot of thought – we just follow the recommendations of the vehicle...
Jan 18, 2016
Nexant Product Marketing
Today’s utility DSM initiatives are continuously challenged with budgetary pressures, rising energy savings targets, regulatory reporting requirements and customer satisfaction goals. To help address...
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,...