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Utilities: Here's a proven consumer engagement tool you can tap into

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:16
Customers who know more about electric power generally appreciate their utilities more. But how do you get there? Invest a lot of money in consumer energy literacy programs and educational resources? Fortunately, there is a cost-effective and proven solution: the Power Over Energy customer literacy campaign. Read on to learn more about it.

More evidence utilities need to push energy efficiency

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:05
Two new reports will likely ratchet up efforts to require utilities to make more energy efficiency gains than their existing programs now provide. Click to get familiar with the reports and why it is important for utilities to talk with regulators about how to get recognition for the energy efficiency improvements they have made.

How Google's disdain for utilities could ruin its Nest acquisition

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:53
When Google attempted to move into the home energy management space a few years ago, it first tried to work with utilities but rejected that approach when it decided utilities were too balkanized. Guest author Tom Osterhus explains in detail why that may have been a bad strategy. And he has several insights to share about energy storage and time-of-use pricing.