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Leo Sommaripa

Leo Sommaripa

Leo Sommaripa, PE, is an energy consultant with DNV GL, where he provides strategic analysis of technology and policy issues with a focus on clean energy, environment, and climate change. He has analyzed, planned, and implemented the introduction of new energy efficiency and climate programs and technologies including: web-based tools to increase participation in energy efficiency programs, an assessment of the potential economic impact of energy efficiency policies in Palestine, and the first comprehensive strategic plan for US climate change assistance to developing countries. He has a Master of Science in Technology and Policy and in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. To join Mr. Sommaripa’s professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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Going home, part 6: The Future Role of Utilities in Home Energy Management Systems

Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS), and home automation more broadly, have the potential to transform how energy services are delivered and which energy services matter most. Energy service could stop being valued as a commodity that utilities sup ...

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Going home, part 5: Nine tactics utilities can use to promote beneficial growth of Home Energy Management Systems.

Going home, part 5: Nine tactics utilities can use to promote beneficial growth of Home Energy Management Systems.

Getting different home appliance and other devices to talk to each other in order to achieve energy savings, along with other important benefits, is a major challenge, and certainly not one that utilities could be expected to achieve on their own. On ...

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Going home, part 4: Seven Ways for Utilities to Generate Cost-Effective Energy Savings from Home Energy Management Systems

Going home, part 4: Seven Ways for Utilities to Generate Cost-Effective Energy Savings from Home Energy Management Systems

Electric utilities have key strengths that they can use to promote the deployment of Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and strong channels to engage consumers on energy related topics. Utilities tend to focus less on understanding the market pote ...

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