After ten years of delivering DSM results for our clients, serving over 60 million utility customers, and indulging our curiosity with constant experimentation, here’s what we’ve learned here at Opower Oracle Utilities.
At Opower, we use email home energy reports (HERs) to create more opportunities to influence utility customer behavior than we ever could with just paper. When the Opower platform sends customers both email and paper HERs, the combination creates a jump in savings rates.
Opower invented paper Home Energy Reports a decade ago, and for ten years the Opower platform has produced them by the millions, each one to exacting standards. This series explores the evolution of the Opower product line. #NotAllHERsAreEqual
We give thanks for our recent customer-centric milestone: consumers have saved 20 terawatt hours (TWh) in cumulative energy savings through Oracle Opower energy efficiency programs. Here are those numbers in American Thanksgiving equivalents.
Today’s new-thinking utility allows for a groundswell of residential demand-side management (DSM) programs driving an ever-better, ever-growing energy efficiency (EE) savings number that’s beginning dwarf statistical thinking (despite being mostly driven by residential and SMB customers). Here's how we keep the momentum of those programs rolling.