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September 2022

In this article from our very first magazine, we explore go-to research approaches to help utilities uncover new markets and expand program offerings. Whether it’s DERs, AMI, the Internet of Things, or smart home devices, the energy industry is being forced to adapt and find ways to innovate within increasingly outdated frameworks.

September 2022

Distributed energy resources (DERs) are putting customers back in the driver’s seat. In this article from our very first magazine, we show five ways we can meet customer needs while balancing the needs of the grid.

September 2022

As conversations about beneficial continue, we look back on this interview with Kathy Kuntz from ILLUME’s second magazine. We get to the heart of some of the key themes that still resonate today.

August 2022

When it comes to energy efficiency, context is everything. In this article from our first magazine, learn how ILLUME used in-home and in-business ethnographic research to help Georgia Power explore how social and local culture impacts residents’ perceptions of light, home, and comfort.

August 2022

As our homes get smarter and the conversations about DR program participation continues, we revisit this article from our second magazine. We show how utilities can offer ways to meet customer expectations and provide seamless participation in DR programs. Here are some technologies offering load management opportunities. 

August 2022

What go-to-market models are needed to drive adoption of DERs and maximize their grid benefits? Read this article from V2of our magazine to see how smart thermostats are providing important learnings for scaling DER adoption and increasing program participation.

June 2022

Looking back on our 2020 magazine, we talked about how smart thermostats are providing important learnings for scaling DER adoption and increasing program participation.

June 2022

In last year’s magazine we talk about how rallying around aggressive carbon reduction goals means big changes. In this piece we share how to let go of the familiar and embrace change.

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