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...]

Where to find energy efficiency business opportunities

By Elisa Wood February 2, 2011 No one would disagree that this is a good time to be in the energy efficiency business. Another report, this one out last week, signals just how good. Conducted by Comverge, the survey of more than 100 US utilities found that 92% plan to increase their efficiency budgets by at least 10% in 2011. Comverge also found … [Read more...]

Businesses like efficiency, but hold back

By Elisa Wood May 7, 2009 “It’s the economy, stupid,” the famous line of political strategist James Carville, seems even more relevant now than when he uttered it during Clinton’s 1992 campaign. A recent survey on executives’ attitudes shows that energy efficiency hasn’t escaped the shadow of recession, despite strong support for the … [Read more...]

A Green Apple for the Teacher

By Lisa Cohn By news accounts Barack Obama is all the rage on college campuses these days. But there is another less reported campus movement that could considerably boost the energy efficiency industry. College students nationwide have mounted a serious campaign to clean up the nation’s energy supply. And they are starting in their own backyards – … [Read more...]