2012 Articles


gtm_grid_logo December 26, 2012 – 6 Things Utilities Need to Get Right in 2013

December 20, 2012 – Advocate: Smart grid would ’empower’ users

December 12, 2012 – Who’s Watching? Privacy Concerns Persist as Smart Meters Roll Out

November 14, 2012 – Homeowner? Here’s Why You Should Care About The Smart Grid

November 14, 2012 – FAST FIX: How the Smart Grid Can Save Consumers Almost $600 per year

EP Logo November 13th, 2012 – The Smart Grid Requires Educated Consumers

November 6, 2012 – Power Suits: The “Fierce”-est Women in Energy

the-energy-collective-homelogo November 2, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy, Smart Grids And Advanced Storage Technology

October 30, 2012 – If half of U.S. consumers don’t know what a ‘smart meter’ is, how are they supposed to engage?

October 25, 2012 – Survey: Use Social Media to Share Smart Grid Information with Consumers

October 25, 2012 – Energy Democracy Becomes More Real

October 24, 2012 – Smart Grid Education Not Going Well

October 24, 2012 – Majority Of Americans Still Don’t Know What The Smart Grid Is

October 24, 2012 – DURAND: Educate consumers or risk
domination by ‘minority opposition’

October 24, 2012 – Consumer smart meter/grid awareness not increased over last year in U.S., survey finds

October 24, 2012 – SGCC: Weave together customer benefits to tell smart grid story

October 24, 2012 – How many consumers still don’t get smart grid? Survey says 54%

October 22, 2012 – Consumer survey: door remains open to utilities

October 14, 2012 – Breaking Down Barriers to Residential Demand Response

September 21, 2012 – What Low-Income Utility Customers Want From the Smart Grid

September 20, 2012 – Are low-income consumers slowing smart grid progress? Hardly . . .

September 19, 2012 – Know thy (low income) customer

September 19, 2012 – Survey: Low-income consumers not that hot on smart grid

September 17, 2012 – Low-income customers: facts over perception

September 13, 2012 – Utility Customer Segmentation: Parsing out the problem

August 25, 2012 – Top 6 Common Myths About Smart Meter Danger Exposed

August 21, 2012 – Smart Grid Advocacy Group Seeks to Refute Privacy and Data Security Concerns

the-energy-collective-homelogo August 21, 2012 – Debunking 6 myths about smart meters

August 16, 2012 – Smart Meters in the News

August 14, 2012 – Taking the high ground on meters

August 9, 2012 – What soap and the smart grid have in common

August 1, 2012 – Video reveals the truth about smart grid

July 26, 2012 – Consumers getting more savvy

July 25, 2012 – Consumers weigh in with smart-grid expectations

July 6, 2012 – Cracking the consumer messaging code

April/May 2012 – Dynamic Pricing Still Faces Huge Barrier of Regulatory & Consumer Acceptance

June 27, 2012 – Consumer group’s director discusses impact of industry messaging

June 25, 2012 – Consumers generally positive on grid work

June 22, 2012 – Why Stop Worrying and Start Loving the Smart Grid

June 20, 2012 – Consumers react favorably to smart grid concept in U.S.

June 18, 2012 – 5 Ways to Sell Smart Grid to Consumers

June 18, 2012 – Food For Thought About Consumers And The Smart Grid

June 13, 2012 – Smart grid perceptions slowly becoming more positive

May 10, 2012 – Shrinking bills: a smart grid misnomer?

May 2, 2012 – 3 rules for creating smart marketing for the smart grid

April 27, 2012 – Don’t want a SmartMeter? PG&E would like to hear from you by May 1

April 26, 2012 – Home Energy Management with or without an Advanced Metering Infrastructure – Part 2

April 24, 2012 – Home Energy Management with or without an Advanced Metering Infrastructure – Part 1

April 9, 2012 – Utilities race to reach the customer

April 5, 2012 – How to make saving energy as easy as listening to a podcast

March 29, 2012 – BC Hydro advertising campaign: simple, effective and funny

March 22, 2012 – The state of the electricity consumer

March 19, 2012 – Smarter Utility – Americans More Interested in Smart Grid Jobs than Savings

March 16, 2012 – Green And More – Worth Gold to Electricity Providers

March 13, 2012 – Fact: utility customers care about more than cost

March 8, 2012 – Smart grid consumer privacy: A little myth, a little method

March 4, 2012 – The customer: still utilities’ ally to lose

February 8, 2012 – Smart grid benefits that matter (it’s not always about money)

February 3, 2012 – Not sure about the smart grid? (It’s ok, most people aren’t.)

February 2, 2012 – Note to utilities: Best-in-class consumer engagement doesn’t just happen

February 1, 2012 – PG&E customers can opt out of SmartMeters — for $75, plus $10 a month

January 29, 2012 – Smart Grid: It’s About More Than Saving Money

January 27, 2012 – Smart Grid Survey Shows People Want More Than Just Money Savings

January 25, 2012 – Smart Grid Trends to Watch for in 2012

January 25, 2012 – Smart grid – not just for saving money, consumers say

January 25, 2012 – Vermont the Latest to Adopt Smart Grid Tech

January 24, 2012 – TOP 11 consumer engagement IDEAS

January 24, 2012 – SGCC Consumer Report: Smart Grid Does More than Just Save Money

January 24, 2012 – State of the utility consumer shows smart gird potential will go untapped without a new energy service model

January 23, 2012 – Smart Grid: It’s Much More Than Just About Saving Money

January 19, 2012 – Utilities must step up or customers will step down

January 9, 2012 – Smart grid apps poised to score energy savings on top of more-successful-than-expected efficiency programs

January 5, 2012 – Smart grid consumer close-up: The ‘DIY & Save’ segment

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