Monday Jun 24, 2013
- Tuesday Jun 25, 2013 -
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - USA
Data Informed´s Marketing Analytics and Customer Engagement provides marketing, sales, and customer support managers with the information they need to create an effective data-driven customer strategy. more...
Monday May 20, 2013
- Saturday May 25, 2013
- 8:30 AM Eastern -
Stowe, Vermont - USA
Legal Essentials for Utility Executives: May 19 to 25, 2013 and October 6 to 12, 2013 This rigorous, two-week course will provide electric utility executives with the legal foundation to more fully understand the utility regulatory framework, the role of more...
Louis Szablya is vice president of marketing and utility solutions at Energate, Inc., where he is responsible for marketing, product management, business development, and partner programs. Mr. Szablya’s areas of expertise include utility resource planning, power system operations, financial analysis, transaction structuring, modeling, marketing, rate strategy, consumer devices, product management, market analysis, and strategic planning. Since graduating in electrical engineering in 1979 his 30-plus years in the energy industry have spanned many diverse jobs, including 15 years at a utility, providing him with a wide range of technical, commercial, contractual, and policy experience.
According to Parks Associates, approximately 45% of all U.S. households will be served by smart meters by the end of 2015. As few as 10% of those meters, however, will be enabled for two-way communications between a home area network (HAN) and the utility's back-end processing system. Other analysts predict more or less smart meter penetration and HAN capabilities, but the result is the same:
Why are electric utilities progressing so slowly on residential demand response as peak demand for electricity continues to grow, creating the very real possibility of a serious crisis? Even for those utilities where demand has slowed owing to the economic downturn need to be ready for the rapid growth that will come when the economy strengthens.