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Noel Stevens

Noel Stevens

Noel Stevens is a senior consultant at DNV GL with over 15 years of experience in energy evaluation, market characterization, demand forecasting, and primary research across a range of industries that include energy, information technology, retail, construction materials, and environmental goods. Mr. Stevens’ modeling experience includes billing analysis, conditional demand analysis, statistically adjusted engineering models, and marketing response modeling. Mr. Stevens’ accomplishments include completing largest C&I non-energy impact studies to date, a market effects study of energy efficiency programs, time-series cross sectional and two staged billing analyses, estimating UECs for the California Residential Appliance Saturation Study. His primary research efforts include crafting and administering industry and consumer surveys and executive interviews regarding non-energy impacts, customer segmentation, free-ridership, market transformation, technology adoption, and consumer satisfaction.

Mr. Stevens holds a M.S. and Resource Economics and Policy from the University of Maine and a B.S. in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts.  To join Mr. Stevens’ professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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Finding the needles

For years prior to joining DNV GL, I worked in marketing analytics for the IT and retail industries. The IT industry especially was facing a challenge, much like what the energy efficiency industry is experiencing today. Firms like IBM had developed ...

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Customer analytics sheds light on diversified needs of commercial and industrial customers of energy efficiency programs

Customer analytics sheds light on diversified needs of commercial and industrial customers of energy efficiency programs

Increasing energy efficiency savings goals associated with utility sponsored energy efficiency programs create an incentive for investor owned utilities to turn to customer analytics to better understand customer needs in an effort to find opportunit ...

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Utilities dig into customer analytics to find deeper savings from energy efficiency programs

As regulatory agencies increase savings goals associated with utility sponsored energy efficiency programs, firms are digging into their customer databases to find groups of under-served customers. Typically, customer marketing for utilities has bee ...

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