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This Week in Energy Efficiency News – September 12, 2014

Share Utilities To boost innovations in energy efficiency, Hawaii Energy is conducting what may be the first efficiency auction. Open to companies that offer efficiency services and property managers and developers, the program will compete for $2.1 million in funding that offsets project costs. Source: GreenBiz Duke Energy has entered into a $1.2 billion agreement with […]

My Utility is Funnier than Yours

Share The laugh-o-meter is not an instrument utilities usually use to measure success. But it’s an idea we can expect to see more in the future as utilities play catch up and begin to focus on the human nature of their customers in the age of customer engagement. Greentech Media’s Grid Edge Deployment Tracker showed […]

Pulse Energy Presenting on Automated M&V at IEPPEC

Share Pulse Energy’s Dr. Jean-Sébastien Bernier will be representing our talented analytics developer team in Berlin next week at the International Energy Policies and Programmes Evaluation Conference (IEPPEC). Jean-Sébastien, fondly known as “J.S.” in our office, is presenting a poster outlining the use of JavaScript, the R statistical computing language, and the Knitr extension library […]

This Week in Energy Efficiency News – September 2, 2014

Share Utilities Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan.  By the end of 2017 — two years earlier than scheduled originally — 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service. Source: Sys-Con […]

The Big (Data) Picture of Strategic Energy Management

Share Earlier this year we spoke with Brad White, Principal at SES Consulting, about three of the common challenges organizations face when trying to implement strategic energy management programs. In our follow up conversation with Brad, we discussed the rapidly evolving landscape of building technology and analytics, and the impact this has on their work […]

This Week in Energy Efficiency News - August 26, 2014

Share Utilities Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that Helen A. Burt has been named to lead the utility’s Corporate Affairs team. The company is promoting Vice President of Customer Service Laurie Giammona to succeed Burt as senior vice president and chief customer officer. Source: PG&E For a third year, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District expects […]

Australia’s Ergon Energy Chooses Pulse Energy to Engage Commercial Customers

Share Vancouver, BC – Pulse Energy, the global leader in energy intelligence for utilities’ commercial customers, announced today a new program with Australia’s Ergon Energy. The program will serve Small and Medium Enterprise customers across the state of Queensland, where Ergon Energy will use the cloud-based Pulse® Platform as a key component in their retail product strategy. […]

AESP Reflections: Unlocking The Value In Data

Share Originally published on Conduit by Bruce Herzer, Director of Marketing and Regulatory Affairs at Pulse Energy.   A rich history of energy efficiency (EE) program models and approaches have built the foundation of AESP’s collective experience today. The discussions at the Summer Conference in San Francisco, however, were not those of an industry resting on its laurels. […]

This Week in Energy Efficiency News - August 12, 2014

Share Utilities Duke Energy’s second-quarter earnings jumped 80 percent as the company reported $609 million in profit on $5.9 billion in revenue. Duke’s regulated utilities benefited from higher rates, warm weather that kept air conditioners humming and lower operating costs. Source: Charlotte Observer  British Gas is trialing broadband-connected boilers which can report faults automatically and connect […]

This Week in Energy Efficiency News – August 5, 2014

Share Utilities Public Service Electric & Gas is talking with state regulatory officials about developing a $100 million program to fund energy-efficiency projects in New Jersey. The energy-efficiency programs have proven very popular, especially with healthcare facilities. Source: NJ Spotlight Toronto Hydro is seeking steady rate increases averaging 8 per cent on its portion of a […]