Energy

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Beneficial Electrification Could Save the Environment

It seems like every day we hear new predictions about how dramatically climate change will affect the earth if we don’t reduce our fossil fuel usage and carbon emissions. We’ve been hearing it for decades, but we’ve been reluctant to change as a people. Luckily, public and corporate sentiments have begun changing recently, and we […]
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How Schools Can Meet Their Decarbonization Goals

The central purpose of a school is to educate young people and power their potential for future success. In a warming world, this includes building sustainable schools. According to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the average school carbon footprint is 9.4 metric tons annually. Reducing the carbon footprint of schools is a step […]
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NTC Presents the Results of Our NEW Utility Dive Survey

The Content The 2017 Utility Residential Customer Education Survey, implemented by NTC in conjunction with Utility Dive is an in-depth look at residential customer programming. What works? What doesn’t work? What does the future hold? One hundred eight-seven utility experts weighed in and the results are available in a full downloadable report.
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Discover Best Practices for Using Graphic Novels for Energy Education

Residential education programs for energy efficiency and demand side management are a mainstay for electric utilities. Delivering K-12 outreach that makes a real impact will form lasting connections and improve the prosperity of your community and your organization. An effective strategy, though, takes more than providing a few energy saving tips to your customers. Inspiring […]
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Discover Ways to Create Unique and Effective Customer Education

Community education programs are a mainstay for investor-owned utilities, cooperatives and municipalities. Delivering K-12 outreach through educational programming makes a real impact. You form lasting connections with your community, influence energy usage behaviors and reach parents through the “trickle up effect”: educating K-12 students through in-school events and sitting back while they take that messaging […]
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How soon is too soon for recruiting skilled workers?

There is a genuine and justifiable fear that in the not-so-distant future, major industries will be struggling to find skilled workers. Think about your utility and what it takes to make it function properly. Are there enough potential employees continually interested in being a part of your team? And if so, do they have the […]
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Do you need a fresh approach to customer engagement?

In the utilities industry, customer engagement is a must. The residential customer has high expectations when it comes to their electricity, natural gas and water suppliers. On the opposite side, utilities have certain needs that only the customer can provide. Your utility may have goals to reach in demand side management, switching residents to online […]
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