Combines smart home capabilities with the deployment of Advanced Metering Infrastructure to demonstrate a new pricing framework for residential customers.
Partnering to give away 100,000 Google Nest Smart thermostats and enroll customers in time-of-use rates.
The Dept. of Public Utilities issued a 2018 Order authorizing utilities to make $220 million in investments in grid modernization technologies over three years to upgrade their distribution systems to improve efficiency and reliability.
Includes case studies of policy successes as well as a chapter on policy levers that jurisdictions can use to advance the deployment of smart grid assets such as advanced metering.
A literature review and interviews across utilities to probe the efficacy of customer behavior programs, and a study on energy efficiency behavioral programs, conducting a literature review, benchmarking analysis, and issuing evaluation guidelines.
Surveyed different types of behavior change programs, including the deployment of smart meters and other technologies designed to give consumers real-time usage feedback, and periodic home energy reports.