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February 2021

Hear from ILLUME Founders Anne Dougherty and Sara Conzemius about what’s to come for the industry in 2021.

February 2021

We are still hiring! ILLUME is a values-driven company, committed to building an environment that encourages our team to flourish professionally while still pursuing their many passions at home and in their communities.

January 2021

What is in store for the energy industry in 2021? Join ILLUME Co-Founders Anne Dougherty and Sara Conzemius as they reflect on the lessons of 2020 while they chart ILLUME’s course for 2021. Packed with insights from start to finish, this podcast is a must-listen for those reading the tea leaves as a new federal administration comes into office.

January 2021

As a new administration brings coherence to the electric vehicle (EV) landscape, it’s clear that American automakers and suppliers will benefit from clarity around future EV investments. But what about customers and site hosts? Are there persistent barriers we need to unearth?

January 2021

ILLUME’s Dr. Alex Dunn will discuss recent trends in survey research, focusing on important issues and implications to consider when scoping surveys and the elements of best practice. Presented by IEPEC.

January 2021

ILLUME Founder and Co-Owner Sara Conzemius sits down for an interview with Madison Magazine to talk clean energy and the ways that green jobs can help restart the economy.

November 2020

We are hiring! ILLUME is a values-driven company, committed to building an environment that encourages our team to flourish professionally while still pursuing their many passions at home and in their communities. Our efforts were most recently recognized by Ivy Exec who ranked ILLUME as the #2 Best Boutique Consulting Firm to Work For and ranked ILLUME the #1 firm for Culture, Money, and Leadership.

November 2020

We at ILLUME recognize that today is an anxious day with so much left unsettled in the U.S. presidential election. In the spirit of looking forward, we ask you to join us in imagining our path forward as a community committed to building a clean energy future. In this article, The Next Four Years, Energy and our Work as Citizens, we explore our future under the two potential outcomes as we preview ILLUME’s third magazine, “Energy Citizenship”.

October 2020

Dr. Courtney Henderson, ILLUME Senior Managing Consultant From the webinar: Environmental Racism and Health Disparities

October 2020

Catch ILLUME’s Anne Dougherty as she talks with Ryan Tansom from the Intentional Growth podcast to discuss how founders and entrepreneurs can align their personal core values with those of the companies they build, and why focusing on building a healthy company can create a more valuable business.

October 2020

Amanda Dwelley, ILLUME Director From the webinar: Climate and Energy Action in a Public Health Crisis

October 2020

In this episode of Current, we talk mapping, redlining, and urban heat with University of Arizona Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments, Dr. Ladd Keith and ILLUME Consultant, Amanda Maass. Listen as they share their reactions to the New York Times article, “How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering”.

October 2020

Catch the interview with ILLUME’s Anne Dougherty and CTLST* Media Founder, Urs Baur, as they discuss how current events bring to light issues and underlying inequities in the energy and utility space.

September 2020

Anne Dougherty and Ben Riehle from the Apex Team at Keller Williams Southern Arizona discuss the state of property management ahead of ILLUME’s virtual focus group with leaders of some of Arizona’s largest master-planned, multifamily, commercial, retail, and restaurant developments.

August 2020

Anne Dougherty talks with ILLUME’s Dr. Alex Dunn and Erin Allingham about the intersection of cognitive psychology and behavioral economics, two fields of study that can help us better understand utility customer non-participation and other behaviors.

August 2020

Catch Andrew Mielcarek at AESP’s Virtual Conference as he presents, “TNT – We’re Dynamite” 09/03 at 12:15 pm EDT. About this session: Training, networking, and thought leadership – might sound cheesy, but that’s what we’re all about in Wisconsin! Join this session to learn about the Wisconsin chapter of AESP and its legacy in energy efficiency.

August 2020

ILLUME Technical Director for Quantitative Research, Amanda Dwelley sits down with Anne Dougherty to discuss the overlap between public health and energy, supporting vulnerable populations, and rethinking our metrics for distributive justice.

August 2020

In this episode of Current we preview ILLUME’s webinar on The Digital Divide with Steve Holmes, Superintendent of the second-largest district in Southern Arizona. Steve sits down with ILLUME’s Victor Mercado to talk access and equity, public-private partnerships, and why more needs to be done to incentivize schools as they transition to clean energy.

August 2020

Listen in as ILLUME’s Victor Mercado talks with Katharine Kent, Owner and President of The Solar Store, as they discuss the shift to direct-to-consumer sales, the role of government and regulation in the solar space, and how to attract diverse talent.

August 2020

Environmental justice has reached a tipping point in 2020 as COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted people of color. The words “I can’t breathe” have taken new meaning in communities across the country already left vulnerable by negative environmental impacts.

August 2020

On this episode of Current we revisit our webinar on Energy Contractor Networks in light of last week’s passing of the Moving Forward Act, enacted to bring economic relief after more than 600,000 clean energy jobs were lost due to COVID-19.

August 2020

In this episode of Current, ILLUME’s Sara Conzemius talks with Georgia Power’s Terrilyn Simmons about the utility’s efforts to promote energy efficiency, diversity, and the importance of multicultural research to create messaging that speaks to Georgia Power’s nearly 2.5 million diverse customers.

July 2020

On this week’s podcast we are joined by ILLUME Managing Director, Lisa LeBeau Obear and Senior Research Analyst, Riana Johnson as we delve into a Twitter conversation at the intersection of COVID-19, HVAC systems, and indoor air quality.

July 2020

On this episode of Current we sit down for a conversation with Yassamin Ansari, Principal Advisor for Mission 2020 and candidate for Phoenix City Council District 7.

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