Utility professionals already know they’re facing an all-new way of operating as more and more distributed energy resources come online. Customers will be facing a new way of operating, too, because as the grid gets greener, electrification of transportation and home heating will take hold. Customers will be making many more decisions about their electricity that impact the grid.
To make it all work, utilities will need greater energy efficiency by customers, and consumers will need more information from utilities to control household consumption. Traditional home energy reports and behavioral energy efficiency programs don't deliver the levels of consumer engagement utilities will require to successfully navigate the energy transition. It’s time to deliver real-time home energy apps that engage with consumers during their day to day lives. This report details how high resolution, real time, app based energy monitoring can rejuvenate energy efficiency programs.