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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 […]

$8 Billion: The Value of Customer Trust

Share Maintaining a good brand image can have substantial positive monetary implications for an organization. So can fostering customer trust. Cogent Report’s 2014 Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement study found just that, surveying 19,000 residential utility customers serviced by 125 of the largest natural gas and electric utilities in the US. Valuing the trust […]

Share Institutions, Cities & States A poll by the Pembina Institute, Clean Energy Canada and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions shows that nearly nine out of 10 British Columbians think hitting climate targets is a priority for the province. This follows research from Statistics Canada showing that B.C.’s policy has been an environmental and […]

Customer Spotlight: PECI

Share PECI, a leading consulting firm that helps utilities design and manage energy efficiency programs, is a long-time Pulse Energy user, and employs some of the brightest energy experts we know. Today we’re highlighting how they use their home office in Portland, Oregon as a living lab to learn more about maximizing energy efficiency potential […]

This Week in Energy Efficiency News – July 22, 2014

Share Utilities PSEG Long Island proposed its Utility 2.0 Long Range Plan to reduce power usage and increase energy efficiency over the next four years. The plan includes $60m for smart thermostats, $8m for residential home energy reports, and $5m for commercial incentives. Source: JDSupra Florida’s conservation funding is coming up for review by the Florida […]

MACRUC 2014: Resiliency and Efficiency Top of Mind for Mid-Atlantic

Share Pulse Energy’s Peter J. Cavan joined regulators and utilities from the Mid-Atlantic for the MACRUC conference in Hershey, PA last month. MACRUC covers a diverse territory, from nuclear-powered New Jersey to the gas wells of Pennsylvania and coal mines of West Virginia. However, a few issues were top of mind at the conference: compliance […]