Tag: Commonwealth Edison

NOW, we’re getting somewhere with the Green Button Initiative. Nine investor-owned utilities from across the country have jumped on board enabling an updated total of about 27 million households to access their electricity usage data. This is a huge step forward for motivated consumers to better understand how they can save on their energy bills…

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Striving to become U.S. consumers’ “home energy department” store with a “Geek Squad” for energy appliances and software applications, Best Buy Senior Vice President Neil McPhail kicked off the company’s move to become the go-to resource for understanding, controlling and reducing consumption while “maximizing” their lifestyle. Stores in Chicago, Houston and San Francisco are in…

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Judging by the myriad approaches energy utilities are taking in their march toward a smarter grid, it is becoming more clear by the month what it will take to truly engage consumers. Some utilities get it, some are making progress¬† and others lag behind, almost embarrassingly so. As with most clean or smarter energy initiatives,…

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