Residential demand response (DR) becoming more customer-friendly

Residential demand response (DR) hails as far back as the 1970s when it was used as a component of the energy conservation focus of demand-side management (DSM) programs to encourage consumers to use less electricity…

What are utilities doing with all their data?

  Dive Brief: Utilities are investing in technology that allows them to understand and adjust their delivery systems, though so far the majority of “data analytics” projects have been aimed at arming consumers with more…

Smart meter data shown to change customer behaviors

  Newly available and independently validated data from the MyMeter program used by four rural electric co-ops in Minnesota and from two Massachusetts programs suggests that behavioral programs in which utilities feed detailed electricity usage…