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Energy efficiency: the hero of the energy transition

Energy efficiency: the hero of the energy transition

DNV GL's Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) sees a world where energy demand will peak in 2033, due to energy efficiency gains that outpace economic and population growth. The three largest energy use sectors in society are all putting in place meas ...

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Conquering the data wilderness: practical considerations and solutions

Conquering the data wilderness: practical considerations and solutions

At the 2016 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Summer Study in Asilomar, I was part of an informal afternoon group session for... let's call us "data enthusiasts" ... around the challenges teams face trying to leverage data to impro ...

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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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Engaging seniors: Are utilities doing it (right)?

Engaging seniors: Are utilities doing it (right)?

Utilities invest in smart grid technology to improve overall efficiency and enable innovation. When effectively deployed, new technologies can also improve customer engagement. But, if a technology is not rolled-out effectively, it can create barrier ...

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It’s time to move industrial energy efficiency beyond the rational economic model

The industrial manufacturing sector consumes one third of the world's energy. International studies have found a potential for improvement of 15 to 20% in industrialized countries, which represents significant opportunities for energy efficiency. ...

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The role of the utility of the future in the home of the future

The role of the utility of the future in the home of the future

Predictions for the Home of the Future all agree on one key characteristic. It will be a smart home. An intelligent home. A connected home. The intelligent home of the future will have embedded technologies, broadly classified under the umbrella term ...

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Is it time to look into Deep Packet Inspection (DPI)?

A typical Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) network is extremely hard to manage because it entails low-cost, low-speed, low-power communication network elements, such as low-speed wireless MESH or a low-speed power line communication (PLC). All ...

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Utility strategies for a post-utility world

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Not long ago I wrote about the all too early epitaph being written for the electric utility (see Utility Death Spiral - Not So Fast). The point I was making focused on how central the traditional wires utili ...

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Is it time for more U.S. utilities to embrace prepaid metering?

Is it time for more U.S. utilities to embrace prepaid metering?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. What comes to mind when you here the term "prepaid metering?" Let me guess... It's a good way to: Limit the bad debt caused by credit-challenged low-income customers Limit the write-offs caused ...

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