Consumers are especially interested in renewables, presenting an ideal opportunity for utilities to slide the relationship between renewables and smart grid into the conversation.
Despite some high-profile scrutiny of the failures of some renewable energy companies, consumers still view solar and wind energy favorably, according to Navigant Research -- but not as favorably as they did in 2008.
Commercial and institutional buildings will be a main untapped source of revenue for utilities. Specifically, of the total NZEB floor space available, 93 percent is commercial and institutional.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a group representing investor-owned utilities, is rallying the troops for a battle -- utilities vs. rooftop solar. EEI calls rooftop solar a threat to the...
Eleven SDG&E customers have saved more than 34 million kilowatt hours of electricity and more than 2 million therms of natural gas.
At the heart of every utility is the customer -- not regulators, not governments and not even shareholders. Without a happy customer, shareholder value is hard to sustain. And yet with so much change on the agenda at most utility companies, it is easy to lose sight of the ultimate impact on the customer.
The California Public Utilities Commission recently voted 5 to 0 to approve San Diego Gas & Electric's General Rate Case,
From energy audits to installations, companies are using intelligence to evaluate their energy-efficiency opportunities
Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) -- ranging from conservative to ambitious -- are increasingly being backed by American businesses. Businesses are employing more people and making more money as a...
Legislation setting up an independent utility consumer advocate office in New York has recently been introduced in the state legislature and is supported by AARP.