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June 2021

ILLUME Senior Consultant, Joe Kramer joins a panel of distinguished experts to discuss the role of anaerobic digestion as an alternative to landfilling during the webinar, “Diverting Food Waste from Landfills: US EPA’s New Technical Education & Analysis for Community Hauling and Anaerobic Digesters”.

June 2021

What can HVAC Installers and Distributors Teach our Industry about EV Adoption?

June 2021

What is the upside to replacing your trusted dial thermostat when the alternative is a complicated piece of digital equipment that even most of us in the industry have a hard time programming? Creating sexier, more compelling technologies cannot do it alone. To make sweeping change we need to work from the inside out, starting with a better understanding of ourselves.

June 2021

Equity and Emerging Tech in the Time of the Pandemic

May 2021

Reorienting toward equity, utilities are seeking ways to remedy disparities through income eligible (IE) offerings. Learn how we helped a Midwest utility client determine the level of energy savings necessary to reduce an income-eligible customer’s energy burden.

May 2021

How can organizations create cultures that enable employees to bring their full selves to the workplace? Listen to this podcast as we learn to think critically about how discussions that focus on race and gender are good for us, and can help us be better colleagues, and do better work.

May 2021

Join ILLUME’s Dr. Alex Dunn as she moderates, “Finding our way to Environmental Justice: Getting to a standardized definition for disadvantaged communities” at this year’s Efficiency Exchange Conference. Date: Wednesday, May 26. Time: 2:15-3:30p.

May 2021

Climate change and social and environmental injustice is inspiring all of us to become better energy citizens. But is our industry ready to take on the difficult work of centering communities?

May 2021

What workforce barriers do marginalized communities face when contributing to a clean energy future? In this week’s blog, ILLUME Principal, Eileen Hannigan explains why workforce development is not just about energy jobs, but energy agency.

May 2021

ILLUME is looking for a leader, driven to help us expand on our core mission: equitably transform the energy industry to the benefit of all communities through incisive research. If you are passionate about equity, and interested in helping the clean energy industry transform through empathic research and rigorous data science, this job is for you.

May 2021

In this new era of energy equity, utilities and program administrators have a generational opportunity to adopt a holistic approach that takes on energy affordability as a symptom of a larger condition.

April 2021

Join ILLUME Vice President, Laura Schauer and Senior Managing Consultant, Pace Goodman as they facilitate this session on Innovations in EM&V as part of AESP’s Spring Training Series.

April 2021

As a leader in the utility research space, ILLUME’s Laura Schauer is one of the expert voices featured in this white paper for Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, “Improving the Customer Experience in the Utilities Industry.”

April 2021

What happens when we reject monolithic thinking, and listen to customers’ lived experiences to find out what matters most to them? Read more in our case study of nonparticipation in Massachusetts.

April 2021

ILLUME Principal, Jes Rivas will discuss innovations in data collection as well as practical and ethical considerations to collecting data against the backdrop of the pandemic in the upcoming AESP webinar, Data Collection: New challenges and emerging opportunities. April 15, 2021 at 1pm ET.

April 2021

As automobile manufacturers prepare for an all-electric future, we can’t help but ask the question: is the U.S. supply chain positioned to meet our EV needs? This week we revisit the role of mining and batteries in transportation applications.

April 2021

Join ILLUME Director, Dr. Liz Kelley and Senior Analyst, Emily Morris as they discuss best practices in health and energy programs to help us answer the question: How are utilities and program administrators thinking about and exploring the health and energy nexus?

March 2021

Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego Headlines ILLUME Webinar on Climate Resiliency

March 2021

In the Spring 2021 issue of Vistage Magazine, ILLUME Founder and Co-Owner, Anne Dougherty, discusses how ILLUME created psychological safety and flexibility for its employees to navigate the pandemic.

March 2021

In the last 100 years the energy industry has seen limitless technological advances ranging from the electrification of the automobile, to balancing the grid by controlling home thermostats, to mastering the elusiveness of battery storage. But did you know that it is going to take at least 100 years just to achieve gender parity around the world?

March 2021

BLOG: Indoor Air Quality Technologies: Disentangling Performance from Hype

February 2021

ILLUME led research to evaluate and understand the market impact of National Grid’s EV charging incentive program in 2020.

February 2021

Our latest episode of Current: An Energy Podcast is out now! Listen in as Anne Dougherty interviews members of Tucson’s Commission on Climate, Energy, and Sustainability.

February 2021

MEEA Board Member and ILLUME Senior Managing Consultant, Kelly Mulder, moderates tomorrow’s session on “Addressing the Need for Energy Efficiency in Tribal Communities” at the 2021 Midwest Energy Solutions Conference. Click here to register.

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