Consumers Cut Energy Use Up to 15% With Pre-Pay Energy

When we get a message from our cell phone provider that we're about to go over our limits, we generally cut back our calls. That's also true of consumers who opt for pre-pay energy, says Jamie Wimberly, CEO of Distributed Energy Financial Group, which has released a study showing that consumers like pre-pay energy and cut their energy use by up to … [Read more...]

What Utilities Should Do with Smart Meter Data

Utilities could be doing more with smart meter data in ways that help consumers cut their electricity use. In this podcast, Nat Treadway, managing partner, Distributed Energy Financial Group (DEFG), explains the problem and says that utilities could offer consumers daily energy use summaries, plus incentives for reducing their energy consumption. … [Read more...]