Category - utilities

23
Feb

The nine steps of utility gamification (part 1)

Our previous blog posts provide a basic overview of gamification for energy efficiency and the elements of gamification.  Now it’s time to talk about how to plan and implement a gamified solution. How do you go about using gamification, if you aren’t already? Well, it’s an involved process for…

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2
Feb

Behavior-based Energy Efficiency Programs

If you’ve ever noticed a New Year’s resolution lapsing, you’re not alone. Habit change can be difficult because of certain quirks of human psychology. Utility energy efficiency programs are combining lessons from marketing, social sciences, and behavioral economics to deal with some of the same…

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26
Jan

BYOT and Behavioral Energy Efficiency

New tech, same old story

New energy efficiency technologies are exciting, but tech can only work as well as its users allow. Even while the Internet of Things (IoT) keeps inching home automation toward true, integrated experience worthy of the moniker, “smart home,” issues with user behavior…

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19
Jan

Beyond Supply: Utilities’ Social, Digital Future

What do Facebook or Twitter matter to utilities?  According to some industry executives, social media is a critical foundation to the evolved business model.  In the traditional model, everything once revolved around selling and delivering gas, water, or electricity through a network of lines…

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5
Jan

Four Utility and Customer Engagement Lessons for 2015

The new year is here, and we’re in the season for looking back and summing up the the year that has passed with retrospectives and year-end research results. Here are four from 2015 with takeaways for utilities interested in customer engagement.

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22
Dec

2016’s Safest Energy Prediction

One safe energy prediction for 2016 is that the amount of data available to utilities and their consumers will continue to increase exponentially.

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15
Dec

Customer Engagement: How Interactive Content Helps Utilities

Customer engagement is becoming more important & is the future for utility companies. Engagement leads to information sharing and behavior changes that enable utilities to plan programs and services and to improve grid stability. Consumer engagement remains an opportunity for most utilities,…

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26
Jun

The Internet of Every Thing: Smart Home Edition

IoT: the Internet of Things

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18
Jun

Tesla's Take on Technology and the Changing Utility Business Model

This blog is inspired by interesting articles found on Utility Dive and Quartz.

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11
Jun

Why Can't We Be Friends? The New Utility-Customer Relationship

This blog is inspired by a very interesting article on Intelligent Utility.

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