50% of US Internet households earning more than $100,000 annually say their electricity costs are too high

Orro, Smart Energy Water, Homebase, NRG Energy and more speak at Smart Energy Summit

DALLASJune 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Latest consumer survey from Parks Associates, “Smart Energy at Home: Renewable, Responsive, Resilient,” reveals that most consumers want to use less energy and view energy costs as too high: 50% of US internet households earn more than $100,000 say every year that their electricity costs are too high. During the virtual session, the international research firm will share insights into consumer adoption of smart energy devices and interest in energy management use cases”Home Energy Management Solutions: Driving Energy SavingsThursday June 30as part of 13e annual Smart Energy Summit: addressing the consumer

Smart Energy Summit, sponsored by Schneider Electric, SmartThings, Rapid Response Monitoring, Zen Ecosystems and Particle.io, provides the latest consumer research and industry insights on the key factors driving consumers to adopt energy management solutions.

“Higher energy costs lead to higher dissatisfaction, as evidenced by the number agreeing that their bills are too high, even among higher-income households. Bills are especially higher for larger families and so is their dissatisfaction,” said Chris White, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates. “There is a great opportunity for utilities to market energy programs such as demand response and for appliance makers to sell energy-saving and energy management devices to families looking for ways to lower bills.”

“Home Energy Management Solutions: Driving Energy Savings” includes an executive spotlight session featuring: Nathan FordDirector, Life Cycle Optimization, NRG Energy, Inc., and two interactive panels, “Data and Analytics: Driving Usage and Savings” and “Smart Apartments and Energy Platforms”, featuring the following panelists

  • Colin BillingsCEO & Founder, Orro
  • Bob ChampagneVP, Customer Experience Innovation, Smart Energy Water
  • Jay LasseterVP Sales, Landis+Gyr North America
  • Håkan Ludvigson, CEO and Founder, Eliq AB
  • Advait Katarki, Business Development Manager – Connected Solutions & EV Charging Infrastructure, Eaton
  • Blake MillerFounder & CEO, Home Base
  • Wannie ParkCEO, Zen Ecosystems
  • Carol SchmittChief Evangelist, ESG & Energy, RealPage
  • Dan SullivanFounder and CEO, EIQhome

“We all need to be smarter about our energy use at home, and technology can help us do that. Using systems that determine when someone is home or not (and where they are) and then proactively make basic decisions for us (as Orro does with controlling lighting) give us every opportunity to consume only the energy we need at that particular moment,” said Colin BillingsCEO & Founder, Orro.

“It’s not so much about how much data we have or even how advanced our analytics have become, but about how quickly we can unleash the power of insights and intelligence produced across the entire energy value chain,” he says. Bob Champagne, VP, Customer Experience Innovation, Smart Energy Water. “We are only seeing the ‘tip of the spear’ in terms of the impact energy data and intelligence have on the global energy transition.”

“Smart buildings are the foundation of any energy management plan. I am excited to participate in the Smart Energy Summit and discuss practical steps to create a smart and energy-efficient building,” said Blake MillerFounder & CEO, Homebase.

To register, go to the event website or Request a press pass here. To request dates or an interview, please contact Rosey Sera[email protected]972-490-1113.

About Smart Energy Summit

Smart Energy Summit addresses the evolution of the consumer utilities market, the impact of COVID-19 on energy management programs, and new opportunities to drive engagement in utility-sponsored programs. www.smartenergysmt.com

Rosey Sera
Parks Associates
[email protected]

SOURCE Parks Associates

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