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Special Report: We now offer pandemic risk management services

Special Report: We now offer pandemic risk management services

Compiled from DNV GL reports As our utility partners know, DNV GL's Energy division designs, implements, and evaluates energy efficiency (EE) programs across the U.S. and Canada. But what you may not know is that our Business Assurance division wo ...

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Hope is not a strategy

Hope is not a strategy

Do you ever feel behind the eight ball as the year draws to a close? Like Indiana Jones scrambling to escape the Temple of Doom, time is quickly running out, and the light at the end of the tunnel is getting dimmer with each footstep. Welcome to the ...

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It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

It’s true, everything is bigger in Texas (including the energy efficiency conferences)!

While my colleagues in the Midwest are digging out from the latest weekend snowstorm, my attention has turned to the upcoming AESP National Conference in San Antonio. I'm particularly fond of this conference because it provides a great opportuni ...

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For a Better ROI, Differentiate Your Offering

For a Better ROI, Differentiate Your Offering

We've discussed the merits of segmenting your customers and your trade allies. In doing so you are better able to communicate with them, target them with marketing and outreach and fundamentally understand what and how they contribute to achievin ...

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What do we do with energy efficiency laggards?

What do we do with energy efficiency laggards?

In the adoption of technology or new ideas in general, there is always a group of people that are last. You know--the person who just got their first smartphone, still buys compact discs, or gets their news from an actual "paper" newspaper. This gr ...

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Managing Trade Allies for Maximum Value

Managing Trade Allies for Maximum Value

Contractors are critical to the success of most utility energy efficiency programs, typically contributing 75% of project applications. These relationships must not only be developed, but managed and nurtured. When program managers dedicate time ...

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Segmentation in the 9 Box Model for incentive program implementation

Segmentation in the 9 Box Model for incentive program implementation

DNV GL has implemented DTE Energy's Commercial and Industrial energy efficiency program since 2009. The program offers incentives for both electric and natural gas customers, with varying service territories. Throughout the state, there is a ran ...

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The DNV GL 9 Box Model: A Six Part Blog Series Focused on Improving Customer Engagement

The DNV GL 9 Box Model: A Six Part Blog Series Focused on Improving Customer Engagement

This is the first in a series of six blogs that will focus on how utility energy efficiency programs can improve customer engagement using segmentation and differentiation, focusing on the end customer, the trade allies, and market influencers. The D ...

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Four Things I Learned from Talking with Trade Allies

Four Things I Learned from Talking with Trade Allies

I recently had the privilege of hosting an AESP webinar (Trade Allies: Partnership or Vendor), where I interviewed Brian Earl, Vice President of Sales, Connexiones, and Mark Breuker, Managing Director, Burton Energy Group, to discuss utility and trad ...

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Non-Mandate Utility Mechanisms to Deploy Energy Storage

Non-Mandate Utility Mechanisms to Deploy Energy Storage

There is a perception that energy storage markets require a Public Utility Commission (PUC) or Public Service Commission (PSC) ruling or mandate to rate-base storage; and until that happens, states can't make any significant advancement in energy sto ...

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