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SMUD’s Complete Energy Solutions Program Success Stories

SMUD’s commercial energy-savings programs have helped ‘thousands’ of regional businesses The Sacramento Bee, June 25, 2015. Image credit: fancycrave1 Parks has seen energy-efficiency technology evolve dramatically over 25 years, to the point where SMUD now offers a long list of cost-saving energy options to businesses ranging from mom-and-pop stores to large industrial enterprises. Where energy-saving programs […]

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Why Utilities Intend to Make TOU Rates the Customer Standard

New DOE report outlines how utilities can best manage & market time-of-use rates Utility Dive, June 17, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash The 10 participating utilities studied different types of rate treatments, the use of in-home displays and programmable thermostats, and the differences between opt-in and opt-out recruitment strategies. The study found that for critical-peak, event-driven demand […]