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5 FEB 2013


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

International research firm Parks Associates, host of the annual Smart Energy Summit, will present new research on the markets for residential energy services and management in the webcast “Business Models for Energy Services" on Thursday, February 7, 1-2:15 P.M. Media are invited to register. All registrants receive the presentation materials.

The webcast features Tom Kerber, director of Parks Associates' Home Controls & Energy Research. Mr. Kerber will analyze programs focused on providing energy consumption information and new connected tools and services that will drive consumer interest and adoption of energy services. The webcast will include an overview of automated solutions that help consumers use less electricity and partnership opportunities for utilities, service providers, and OEMs.

Parks Associates energy research:

  • 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners are willing to pay for energy-saving products such as smart thermostats, smart water-tank controllers, and attic insulation
  • Consumers will not pay more than their average total energy bill for products offering a 20% savings, roughly $175
  • Total U.S. smart meter deployments will exceed 50 million in 2013,reaching 62 million by 2015

WHAT: “Business Models for Energy Services” Webcast by Parks Associates

WHEN: 1-2:15 P.M. CT, Thursday, February 7

PRESS REGISTRATION: http://www.parksassociates.com/webcasts/webcast-feb2013-energy

INTERVIEWS: To request an interview with an analyst or additional information, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com or +1.720.987.6614.

The fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit will be held in San Antonio, Texas, February 25-27. The summit brings together executives representing utilities, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs. Media passes for the summit are available at http://www.parksassociates.com/ses-presspass.

2013 Keynotes:

Jeremy Eaton,VP & GM, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions, Honeywell

Kevin Meagher, VP & GM, Smart Home, Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Roy Perry, VP, Ecosystem Alliances, Alarm.com

Ted M. Reguly, Director, Customer Programs and Assistance, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)

Parks Associates’ energy blog Smart Energy Insights is at http://www.parksassociates.com/blog/category/smart-energy-insights.

Visit http://www.smartenergysummit2013.com or contact 972-490-1113, sales@parksassociates.com for information. Media can register online at http://www.parksassociates.com/ses-presspass.

About Smart Energy Summit

Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer addresses the evolution of the consumer utility market, the impact of COVID-19 on energy management programs, and new opportunities to drive engagement in utility-sponsored programs. Virtual panels and networking sessions, featuring executive-level experts from multiple industries, address discuss strategies for utilities, service providers, retailers, software providers, and manufacturers to expand and monetize energy management and other energy-focused offerings through consumer engagement, new business models, unique partnerships, and innovative technologies.

Smart Energy Summit hosts virtual sessions on February 23-24, April 28, August 4, and October 27 in 2021. The summit agenda features leaders from utilities, state and national regulators, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs. Follow the event on Twitter at @SmartEnergySmt and #SmartEnergy21. For information on speaking, sponsoring, or attending Smart Energy Summit, visit www.ses2021.com.
 

About Parks Associates: Parks Associates, a woman-owned and woman-led internationally recognized market research and consulting company, specializes in emerging technology solutions serving the consumer and small to medium business (SMB) markets. Celebrating its 35th year in 2021, Parks Associates is a partner to companies navigating the changing consumer technology landscapes through data-driven market insights, extensive consumer and industry intelligence, custom marketing services, and executive networking experiences and conferences.

The company's expertise includes home automation, control systems and security, digital media and platforms, entertainment and gaming, home networks, internet and video services, connected health and independent living solutions, mobile applications and services, support services, consumer electronics, and energy management solutions.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts industry webcasts, the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, Connected Health Summit, Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, and Future of Video: OTT, Pay TV, and Digital Media. http://www.parksassociates.com