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Luisa Freeman

Luisa Freeman

Luisa Freeman, MSc. Economic Geography, BA Economics has more than 25 years of experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy technology and distributed generation program planning and evaluation for government and private industry clients in the United States and overseas. She specializes in the design and evaluation of innovative gas and electric energy efficiency, demand management and demand response programs and pricing; customer needs, preferences and satisfaction; and utility sector customer research and change management. Her areas of specialization include financing programs, consumer response to Smart Meters, low income programs, fuel-switching issues and measuring the reliability of energy efficiency assets. Ms. Freeman started her career at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, then was head of program planning and evaluation at Northeast Utilities. Since the 1990s she has been a consultant to the industry assisting clients with strategic plans, market research, regulatory and legislative requirements, new policies and emerging markets. She has conducted energy sector projects throughout the US and In Egypt, Zambia, South Africa and several other countries for energy authorities, governments and donor agencies.

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Clean Energy Technology and the Pace of Change: How Much and How Fast?

Clean Energy Technology and the Pace of Change: How Much and How Fast?

Report from the field: DNV GL at EPRI's Electrification Symposium, SECC's Member Meeting, the Indiana Energy Conference, and APPA's Customer Connections Conference The Big Picture on Clean Energy Several organizations carry out research-intensive p ...

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Transitioning to Efficient Electrification

Transitioning to Efficient Electrification

As many utilities approach or have achieved their long-term goals in the energy efficiency sphere, they face a future of declining electricity sales and projections of constrained load growth. This issue has been identified by several studies and ind ...

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What separates consumer perspectives on specific Smart Grid-enabled services and technologies?

Recent industry publications have highlighted important research being led by DNV GL about consumer attitudes and engagement with the Smart Grid. The Smart Grid Observer referenced both studies in their Friday the 13th issue under the headings: ...

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