Understanding & Controlling Energy Remotely with Opower Part 2

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters continues her interview with Ogi Kavazovic, Vice President of Strategy & Marketing for Opower, which works with utilities to help their customers save energy. The company has just released a new mobile app and has saved 2 TWH for customers. The company does all this with software.   Understanding & … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency prospects: What to watch

By Elisa Wood February 6, 2012 Events unfolding in two US Northeast states – New York and Massachusetts – signal increased business opportunity for energy efficiency companies, green architects, lighting contractors, smart grid innovators and others in the business of saving energy. First, the energy efficiency world should keep an eye on debate … [Read more...]

Motivating Customers With Competition and Rewards Part 2

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com continues her interview with Andy Frank, VP of business development for Efficiency 2.0, which helps utilities meet their EE goals using creative techniques such as competitions and rewards. The programs yield up to 6% savings.   Motivating Customers With Competition and Rewards Part 2 ] … [Read more...]

Are we thinking about energy all wrong?

By Elisa Wood April 29, 2010 The energy world operates under the premise that more is better.  If we build more power plants, we’ll have ample supply, and electricity prices will drop. Even better, if those plants are clean and green, we’ll displace older, dirtier plants and reduce emissions. That will help our economy by producing jobs. But is … [Read more...]