Utilities say smart meters help improve service reliability and support the use of renewable energy sources. But some utility customers in other states have raised privacy and health concerns related to smart meters.
Electricity costs are a major factor in today's business landscape -- whether you are running a hospital, operating a retail store, maintain a commercial office building or managing an industrial facility. Commercial and Industrial (C&I) organizations in the U.S. spend an estimated $130 billion on electricity every year. In order to analyze and optimize electricity costs, it is essential for energy managers to be able to accurately and conveniently obtain electricity rates.
In this new piece, Powerley CEO Manoj Kumar provides real world examples of how smart home energy management will fuel the future of utilities as they take on a more customer-centric role.
This week artificial intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services provider Stem said that it had formed a partnership with New York-based private equity company Syncarpha Capital to build 28.2 megawatt-hours (MWh) of large-scale storage projects co-sited with solar in Massachusetts.
Illinois’ low-income electric customers are using less of the state’s costliest and dirtiest power than their higher-income counterparts, a new study shows.
A new survey of 200 utility providers found that 65 percent lack timely, accurate information from their service providers that impacts outage management and customer service. This is attributed to the continued reliance on error-prone manual data collection, reporting, and workflows with less than a quarter (23 percent) reporting their service providers are fully digitized.
New enhancements to CIS offerings empower utilities to improve operations while providing personalized insights to better engage customers
These two workgroups will address specific tasks articulated in the PowerForward Roadmap and will build upon the collaborative process of the PowerForward initiative