Residential load, which was once fixed, is now flexible. The smart home provides connectivity that enables solution providers to adapt operation to pricing signals or demand response events without impacting the consumer. As adoption of solar, storage, and electric vehicles grows alongside the smart home, utilities have the opportunity to align operation of these devices to the needs of the grid. This research provides insights on consumer interest in energy management products and services, including features, price sensitivity, and incentives for energy efficiency solutions.

Key Questions Answered

What are the levels of consumer awareness and participation in energy programs?

How do incentives drive participation in EE or DR programs?

Which demographics are common in smart home energy device ownership & intention?

What can be learned from non-buyers and non-participants?

Which value-added services relating to smart energy devices are of interest to consumers?

Has consumer adoption of distributed generation stalled?

Table of Contents

Publish Date: 1Q 2019

Slides: 110

Authored By:
Denise Ernst - Vice President

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