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2016 Sessions

Electric Utilities: Different Paths to Deliver Energy Management at Home

  • Welcome: Engaging Consumers with Energy Management Solutions
  • Regulatory Reform and Behind-the-Meter Strategies
  • Leveraging Energy Solutions to Succeed in the Smart Home
  • Utilities and Consumers: Creating a New Relationship with Energy Solutions
  • Integrating Smart Products and Consumer IoT into Utility Programs
  • Direct Participation of Smart Home Products in Energy Markets

Convergence of Energy Management, the Smart Home, and Distributed Generation

  • Solar Industry: Integration, Competition, and Impact on IoT
  • Electric Vehicles: Redefining Drivers as Energy Consumers
  • Energy Management and Smart Home Services
  • Integrating Comprehensive Energy Management Solutions into Smart Home Systems
  • Interoperability, Integration, and Energy Management
  • Retail Energy Providers: Opportunities to Dominate the Smart Home and Energy Management Market

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2016 Sponsors

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2016 Dates and Location

February 22-24, 2016
The Omni
Austin, Texas
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Utilities: Benefits of Attending

1) Smart Energy Summit brings together utility leaders from across North America with smart home vendors and equipment manufacturers to discuss innovative approaches to delivering differentiated energy management solutions.

2) Convergence in the connected home creates competition and partnership opportunities to provide energy management services to the mass market. Technology trends within the connected home must be considered when developing and revising the utility home area network roadmap.

3) Understanding the adoption of smart home services and the many players entering the space is vital to utilities.

4) Gaining a firsthand account of the state of the market will help utilities understand the competition and understand partnership opportunities.

5) Adoption of electric vehicles and solar will have a substantial impact on electric utilities in the future. Smart Energy Summit assembles leading experts to provide their insights on the challenges and opportunities associated with EVs and distributed generation.

SPECIAL OFFERS for Utility Executives

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Energy Blog

  • Customer understanding remains major barrier to adoption of energy products: Insights from SunPower
    Ivo Steklac, Vice President General Manager of RLC Solar Energy Solutions at SunPower Corporation, answers the following industry questions before joining the 2016 Smart Energy Summit  in Austin: What do you think is the most challenging issue for your company as it relates to the residential energy management market? Making the complex simple for our customers. There is tremendous potential value in integrating energy management with solar which for the initiated - ...read more

  • Half of smart energy device owners would allow utility control of device for rebates
    According to recent Parks Associates energy research , half of U.S. broadband households who own a smart energy device would allow their utility access and control of their device if they received a product rebate in exchange. An additional 46% of smart thermostat owners would allow control of their device in order to receive a $50 rebate or discount. Nearly 30% of U.S. broadband households value control over cost savings. From this research, Parks Associates created four - ...read more

  • Residential Security Market Growth Driven by Smart Home Technologies and the IoT
    Smart home features are helping security dealers increase monthly revenues and also attract new customers. According to research from Parks Associates , 70% of U.S. security dealers currently install or plan to install some type of interactive smart home device or system within their residential offerings in the next 12 months. Additionally, nearly three-quarters of security dealers offer interactivity with their devices, which can be controlled through smartphones, tablets, and computers. - ...read more

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