How Energy Providers Can Generate Revenue in the Smart Home - Insights from Smart Energy Water

by Parks Associates | Feb. 5, 2019

Prior to Parks Associates’ 10th-annual Smart Energy Summit, in Austin, Bob King, Vice President, Policy, Smart Energy Water, shared insights on how energy providers can generate revenue in the smart home.

Bob will be participating on the Optimizing Control with Energy Data session on Wednesday, February 20, at 3:30 PM. Panelists joining him on this session include:

Gary High, SVP Marketing and Product Management, Landis + Gyr
Michael Phillips, Co-founder and CEO, Sense
Cengizhan Yenerim, Director of Demand Risk Management, ENGIE representing Green Button Alliance

Q: What can energy providers do to move from active participant to an indispensable element of the smart home?
A: Utilities should provide a seamless, multi-channel customer experience that includes normal business interactions, but also a pathway for customers’ systems to connect and respond to system needs and demand through price and other signals.

Q: How can energy providers generate incremental revenue in the smart home?
A: Utilities should develop means for smart homes and systems to contribute to resource and reliability requirements, or reduce the utilities’ wholesale obligations, and be compensated appropriately.

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