Navigant Sees Growth for Home Energy Management, Vehicle-to-grid, Smart Thermostats…

Home energy management is catching on. It’s not happening quickly, but it is happening. So says a new report by Navigant Research. The report  forecasts that today’s HEM market of 4 million homes will steadily expand to 87 million homes in 2022. The figures include both stand-alone and networked systems. Navigant’s Home Energy Management report … [Read more...]

Are We Wrong about Households and Energy Efficiency?

We’ve been hearing for a long time that households aren't interested in energy efficiency gadgets. Give consumers the choice between an electronic toy for the home and a smart thermostat, and they take the toy, right? Turns out, we may not give consumers enough credit. Automated devices that save energy (and money) are now the most popular … [Read more...]