« ParksAssociates.com Hosted by Parks Associates

Event Coverage

Apply for a Press Pass

22 JAN 2020
Ten percent of consumers installed variable-speed pool pumps or solar panels in 2019, a 66% increase over 2018

14 JAN 2020
Parks Associates: Adoption of smart appliances jumps to 11% of US broadband households

22 OCT 2019
23% of US broadband households reporting intentions to purchase a smart thermostat in 2019

29 Aug 2019
Parks Associates’ Eleventh Annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer announces Austin Energy, DTE, Itron, Reliant, and more on 2020 Advisory Board

Press Pass

Press Passes are limited to traditional media, including local, national, and industry journalists. Industry analysts and consultants do not qualify for a complimentary press pass. Parks Associates reviews all applications and restricts reward of complimentary passes/admittance based on these guidelines. Parks Associates makes all final decisions regarding media passes to this event.

Complete this form as a Guest, or Login / Register to bypass Required Fields. By completing this form, you are agreeing to receive correspondence from Parks Associates. View privacy information.

Consumer Electronics
Digital Health
Home Controls

Contact Parks Associates to find out more about sponsor and supporter opportunities.




2018 Attending Companies

American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

Austin Energy

Bares Capital Management


Builder Homesite Inc.

California ISO


Centerpoint Energy

Central Hudson


Commonwealth Edison

Con Edison


Crius Energy

Daikin North America

Direct Energy

DTE Energy

E Source




Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)




Green Builder Media


IGS Energy


Intel Corp


Just Energy



Lux Products Corporation

Mandalay Homes

Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas

Meritage Homes

Nest Labs


Oncor Electric Delivery
Pacific Gas and Electric



Rapid Response Monitoring


Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Schneider Electric

Simple Energy



Southern California Edison

Southwest Power Pool (SPP)

State Farm Insurance


The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Trusource Labs

TXU Energy



Westar Energy

Whisker Labs


Xcel Energy

Zen Ecosystems

2017 Attending Companies



Alternative Energy

Africa Magazine


AP Gas and Electric


Arizona Public Service (APS)

Austin Energy

Avista Corp

Bares Capital Management

Beckerman PR


British Gas

Builders Digital Experience

Carrier Corporation

CED Magazine

CEIVA Energy

Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics

Centrica Connected Home


Circle F Media

Clare Controls, LLC


Cloud Forest Software

ColoRadio Communications Group

Comcast - Xfinity Home

ComEd Marketing

Competitive Assets

Comverge, Inc.


Connected Homes

Consortium for Energy Efficiency

Constellation Energy

CPS Energy

Crius Energy, LLC

CSS Corp

Curb Inc.

Daikin North America

Digital Trends

Direct Energy



E Source



EDF Energy Services, LLC

EDF Innovation Lab

Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions


EnergyHub, Inc.


ENGIE North America

Engie Resources North America

Enphase Energy


Evolve Technologies, LLC

FPL Energy Services



Gexa Energy

GM Global Technical Center

Good Company Associates


Green Builder Media

Green Mountain Energy, an NRG Company

Greentech Media


Griddy Energy LLC

Gulf Power, a Southern Company

Hampton Products International



Icontrol Networks

IGS Energy Home Services


Illinois Commerce Commission

Innovation & Tech Today



ipCapital Group, Inc.

Jasmine Universe, LLC



LG Electronics


Lux Products Corporation

Mercedes-Benz Energy

Mission:data Coalition


mnubo - IoT Analytics

MP2 Energy

MSF Data Services


National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Navitas Partners, Inc.

Nest Labs

New York State Public Service Commission; NYRev

Nexia - Smart Home System

NextEra Energy

Nibletz Media Ventures LLC

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

NV Energy

Oncor Electric Delivery

OutBack Power

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

Pedernales Electric Cooperative

People Power Company


Phoenix Energy Group

PlumChoice, Inc.


Public Utility Commission of Texas

RCS Technology

Reliant, an NRG Company



Sales Security & Integration (SSI) / Electrical Contractor Magazine

Schneider Electric

SEPA (Smart Electric Power Alliance)

Sercomm Corporation

Shell TechWorks

Sigma Designs/Z-Wave

Smart Tech News

Solar Business Festival 2017


Sonnen, Inc.

Southern California Edison (SCE)

State Farm Insurance

Stem Inc

Sunnova Energy Corporation

Sunrun Home

Tech We Like / GStyle Magazine


Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance

The Weather Company, an IBM Business


T-Mobile US - Bellevue, WA

Toyota Motor North America

Trusource Labs

TXU Energy

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

United Technologies - Carrier


Vectren Corporation

Vivint Smart Home

Vivint Solar


Westar Energy

Whisker Labs

WPPI Energy

Write Results

Xcel Energy

Xively by LogMeIn

Zen Technologies


2016 Attending Companies

Advanced Energy Economy

AEP Energy

AEP Ohio


Affinion Group

Alabama Power Company



AM Conservation Group

Animate Energy




Arizona Public Service


Austin American-Statesman

Austin Energy


Binghamton University

Blue Line Innovations

Bonneville Power Administration

BriefCam, Inc.

Caldwell Banker

Carrier - United Technologies

Carrier Corporation

CEIVA Energy

Chugach Electric Association, Inc.

Clarksville Department of Energy

Clean Power Research





CPS Energy

Crius Energy

CSS Corp

Cutegeek, Examiner, Hi-Tech Chic

Daikin U.S.

Direct Energy



DTE Energy

Earth Networks



EDF Inc.

EH Publishing

Emerging Compute Lab


Energate Inc.




Enphase Energy




ESB, Electric Ireland

Evolve Technologies



Florida Power and Light

FPL Energy Services

GE Digital Energy


Gexa Energy

Good Company Associates

Green Builder Media


Gridwise Architecture Council

Haiku Home by Big Ass Solutions

HDR Consulting LLC

HomeServe USA


Hunter Fan Company

Hydro Ottawa

Icontrol Networks


Innotrail LLC

Innovation & Tech Today

Intel Corporation

InteliSense, Inc.

The IoT Podcast



KEST / Excelsior Radio


Lakeview Group



Leviton Manufacturing Co Inc

LG Electronics

LG Technology Center of America

London Hydro


Lucis Technologies, Inc.

Lux Products Corporation

MacFan Magazine

Mercom Capital Group

Metanoia Communications



Murata Energy Solutions

National Grid



Nest Labs

Newry Corp


Nomura Research Institute, Ltd.


NRG Energy




NUL System Services Co.

Objective Analysis

OGE Energy Corp

OGE Energy Group

One Comfort Labs

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Panasonic Corporation of North America

Parks Associates


People Power




PlumChoice, Inc.




Qolsys, Inc

Rainforest Automation

RCS Technology

Red Herring



Rosenfeld Society

Runestone Electric

s2e Technologies

Salt River Project

San Diego Gas & Electric

Schneider Electric


Sensis - TX

Sercomm Corporation

Sigma Designs/Z-Wave

Silver Spring Networks

Simple Energy


Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative

Smart Tech News



Sound & Vision Magazine

Southern California Edison

State Farm





Sutherland Global Services


Talk Radio News Service

Tank Utility


Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance

Texas Energy Report


Top Ten Reviews

Transmission & Distribution World Magazine


Trusource Labs

TVA External Relations

TXU Energy

Tyco Qolsys

Tyco Security Products





Vivint Solar

Washington CORE


WeatherBug Home


Westar Energy

Whisker Labs

Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association


Xcel Energy

Zaman Newspaper / NYCity News Service

ZigBee Alliance


Past Event Coverage

18 FEB 2019
48% of consumers with access to load control participate in this energy program

13 FEB 2019
Direct Energy, EnergyHub, Itron, Nest, and Tendril to Keynote tenth-annual Smart Energy Summit

12 FEB 2019
65% of smart thermostat owners interested in dealer service that performs system cleaning and preventative maintenance on equipment

6 FEB 2019
28% of U.S. broadband households familiar with TOU plans, but only 18% have access to one

4 FEB 2019
23% of U.S. broadband households intend to buy a smart thermostat in 2019

24 JAN 2019
28% of U.S. broadband households consider battery storage for excess power to be very valuable

17 JAN 2019
49% of U.S. broadband households are willing to adjust their lighting during peak energy periods

9 JAN 2019
45% of smart thermostat owners received a discount from their energy provider

19 DEC 2018
12% of U.S. broadband households bought a new energy-efficient appliance or HVAC system in 2017

16 NOV 2018
56% of U.S. broadband households highly value an energy-efficient home

20 SEPT 2018
Parks Associates announces 10th-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging Consumers to be hosted February 18-20, 2019, at the Omni in Austin, Texas

20 FEB 2018
Parks Associates: 37% of U.S. broadband households made energy-saving home improvements in the past year

13 FEB 2018
Only 9% of U.S. broadband households think their home is energy efficient

7 FEB 2018
37% of U.S. broadband households are highly familiar with backup generators

1 FEB 2018
Parks Associates: ChargePoint, Itron, Meritage Homes, Southern Company, and Vivint Solar to keynote Smart Energy Summit

23 JAN 2018
12% of U.S. broadband households plan to buy solar panels in 2018

18 JAN 2018
13% of U.S. broadband households owned a smart thermostat at the end of 2017

11 JAN 2018
Only 30% of consumers believe that smart thermostats are affordable

19 DEC 2017
20-25% of homeowners interested in bundling home services such as HVAC, security, and broadband with energy services

13 DEC 2017
Parks Associates announces agenda for ninth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

16 NOV 2017
40% of U.S. homeowners interested in bundling solar power with electric utility bill

18 SEP 2017
Seventy percent of smart device owners believe energy-related smart devices help reduce energy consumption

22 FEB 2017
Expansion of smart grid and energy in the IoT discussed at Smart Energy Summit in Austin

20 FEB 2017
Parks Associates hosts eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 20-22

16 FEB 2017
Centrica, DTE Energy, Illinois Commerce Commission, Powerley, Toyota, and EPA to address demand response, distributed generation, and utility business models at Parks Associates’ Smart Energy Summit

14 FEB 2017
Google, Vivint Smart Home, Carrier, and more address convergence of voice control solutions with energy management and whole-home solutions at Smart Energy Summit

7 FEB 2017
8% of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase a plug-in electric vehicle in next 12 months

2 FEB 2017
7% of U.S. broadband households own smart light bulbs

31 JAN 2017
Consumers willing to exchange smart home product data for tech support benefits

24 JAN 2017
Parks Associates: 15% of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase solar panels in 2017

19 JAN 2017
36% of U.S. broadband households find a home energy system very appealing

17 JAN 2017
51% of U.S. broadband households willing to share their thermostat data to receive discounts on their electricity bill

11 JAN 2017
DTE and Powerley to Keynote Smart Energy Summit: Engaging Consumers

5 JAN 2017
26% of U.S. broadband households own a smart home device, 7% increase over 2015

29 DEC 2016
Eleven percent of U.S. broadband households have a smart thermostat

6 DEC 2016
37% of U.S. broadband households find solar panels highly appealing, strengthening outlook for solar in 2017

5 DEC 2016
Insurance to drive sales of smart water devices in U.S.

14 SEP 2016
Honeywell and Toyota to present keynotes at eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

24 FEB 2016
Parks Associates Announces New Research at Smart Energy Summit: Nearly 50% of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Purchase a Smart Home Device in next 12 Months

22 FEB 2016
Parks Associates Hosts 7th-Annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

24 FEB 2016
Parks Associates Announces New Research at Smart Energy Summit: Nearly 50% of U.S. Broadband Households Plan to Purchase a Smart Home Device in next 12 Months

22 FEB 2016
Parks Associates Hosts 7th-Annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

18 FEB 2016
Smart Energy Summit sessions to address consumer and industry roles in expanding energy management programs in the home

17 FEB 2016
Reliant, EnergyHub, and Schneider Electric to Keynote Parks Associates’ seventh-annual Smart Energy Summit

15 FEB 2016
50% of U.S. broadband households take steps to reduce energy

9 FEB 2016
16% of Texas broadband households own a smart energy device

4 FEB 2016
36% of consumers would participate in an energy program offering a free product

2 FEB 2016
Four percent of U.S. broadband households own solar panels, up from 2% in 2013

21 JAN 2016
U.S. Broadband Households Divided on Accepting Cost Savings for Utility Control of Energy-Efficiency Devices

11 JAN 2016
Consumer familiarity with cost-saving energy programs and products remains low

8 DEC 2015
30% of U.S. broadband households intend to purchase a smart lightbulb by end of year

18 NOV 2015
25% of U.S. broadband households consider an energy monitoring service very appealing

21 OCT 2015
AT&T, Comcast, GE, LG Electronics and Other Leading Companies Join Advisory Board for Parks Associates’ 2016 Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

13 AUG 2015
Parks Associates: Smart thermostats are one of the strongest categories of smart home devices

19 FEB 2015
Parks Associates identifies new strategies to engage consumers in the Smart Home and IoT Markets

17 FEB 2015
One-third of U.S. broadband households interested in bundling energy service with HVAC maintenance

16 FEB 2015
Parks Associates: Over one-half of smart energy device owners report interoperability is very important

11 FEB 2015
Fifteen percent of Texas Broadband Households Own a Smart Energy Device

10 FEB 2015
Parks Associates: 85% of consumers took energy-saving actions in the past year

05 FEB 2015
Parks Associates: 25% of U.S. broadband households find at least one value-added monitoring service very appealing

04 FEB 2015
Parks Associates: 7% of U.S. broadband households switched to a more environmentally friendly electricity plan in 2014

20 JAN 2015
Parks Associates Hosts Energy Research Workshop at Smart Energy Summit Addressing Smart Home, IoT, and Management Strategies

17 DEC 2014
Parks Associates: U.S. smart home sales will reach 36 million units by 2017

20 OCT 2014
Parks Associates: 70% of U.S. broadband households interested in one or more home energy management features

10 SEP 2014
More than 60% of U.S. broadband households concerned about privacy violations and data security in smart home systems

18 FEB 2014
Parks Associates Announces New Consumer Satisfaction Research on Time-Of-Use (TOU) Electricity Billing and Variable-rate Pricing at 2014 Smart Energy Summit

13 FEB 2014
Parks Associates: 16% of U.S. broadband households plan to purchase a renewable-energy power generator over the next five years

12 FEB 2014
Texas Energy Market Update: New Research Shows Strong Consumer Energy-Efficiency Efforts and Innovative Services

11 FEB 2014
Nearly two-thirds of Consumers would buy a Smart Thermostat if combined with $75 Utility Rebate

06 FEB 2014
Consumer interest in Demand Response could reach 60% if offered with clear financial incentives

04 FEB 2014
Austin Energy, Comcast, ecobee, Lowe's, and Nest to keynote 2014 Smart Energy Summit

03 FEB 2014
Parks Associates presents the value and benefit of integrated utility and home energy management offerings in industry webcast

28 JAN 2014
Ability to switch electricity providers and free nights/weekends plans both lead to more satisfied customers

21 JAN 2014
Two-thirds of U.S. broadband households interested in smart home service bundles

15 JAN 2014
Consumer Energy-Efficiency Efforts Growing: Roughly 50% of U.S. broadband households own a programmable thermostat

17 DEC 2013
Speed Wire Inc. to Showcase Smart Energy Solution Installation Expertise at Parks Associates’ Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

12 DEC 2013
Nearly 60% of U.S. broadband households report interest in smart home solutions

29 OCT 2013
Parks Associates Smart Home Research: 38% of U.S. broadband households willing to purchase connected home energy management products

27 AUG 2013
Parks Associates to present energy management and consumer research at fifth-annual Smart Energy Summit

27 FEB 2013
Parks Associates: 44% of U.S. households interested in connected appliances with troubleshooting capabilities

26 FEB 2013
Smart Energy Summit Showcases Texas Companies Focused on Home Energy Market

21 FEB 2013
SDG&E and Alarm.com to Discuss Benefits of "Reduce Your Use" Thermostat Pilot Program at Smart Energy Summit Keynote

19 FEB 2013
Alarm.com and SDG&E, EnerNex, Lowe’s, and Honeywell to keynote Smart Energy Summit 2013

13 FEB 2013
Parks Associates: Nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households highly interested in thermostat that can automatically adjust to save money

6 FEB 2013
New Parks Associates Consumer Energy Data shows 40-55% of U.S. broadband households interested in IP-connected home controls and security solutions

5 FEB 2013
Parks Associates to Present New Energy Research and Preview the 2013 Smart Energy Summit in Webcast on Thursday, February 7

30 JAN 2013
Parks Associates: 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners willing to pay for energy-saving products

22 JAN 2013
Honeywell and Lowe’s to keynote Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

15 JAN 2013
Parks Associates: Smart meter deployments to exceed 50 million in 2013

4 DEC 2012
Fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit to focus on consumer engagement and market strategies for energy-saving solutions

13 SEP 2012
Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer to focus on expanding energy market and integration with connected devices, home systems, and broadband services

23 FEB 2012
Parks Associates forecasts over 60% of U.S. households will have energy management technologies, deployed by utilities, service providers, or retailers, by 2022

21 FEB 2012
MEDIA ALERT: Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer hosted February 28-March 1 in Austin, Texas

16 FEB 2012
Over 20% of U.S. households will have a home network with IP-based security, monitoring, home control, and energy management by 2015

31 JAN 2012
Parks Associates reports 39% of U.S. broadband households are unfamiliar with available energy programs

26 JAN 2012
Channel distribution and partner programs a key focus of Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer

18 JAN 2012
Smart Energy Summit keynotes to present consumer engagement strategies to utilities, service providers, and retailers for energy management solutions

27 OCT 2011
Smart Energy Summit addresses the value proposition of energy management solutions for operators, utilities, and consumers

4 AUG 2011
Parks Associates' Smart Energy Summit addresses impact of cloud services and connected devices on energy management solutions

18 JAN 2011
Parks Associates to present new consumer research at Smart Energy Summit Workshop, including panel discussion with Austin Energy, TXU, Motorola Mobility, and Ingersoll Rand

22 DEC 2010
Smart Energy Summit features executive session analyzing strategies to monetize consumer interest in energy management