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May Event: Behavioral Demand Response
May 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join AESP NW for our May monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 18th at McMenamins Ringlers Pub (1332 W Burnside, Portland) at 5:30 PM featuring a presentation on behavioral demand response (BDR), a scalable and cost-effective residential demand response technology. Heather Williams of Opower, will discuss how utilities are leveraging AMI data to cut peak demand, cross promote traditional demand response and energy efficiency programs, increase customer sentiment, and save energy. Heather will describe a variety of BDR programs in the market and share results, including participant feedback and persistence of savings.
About the speaker:
Heather Williams is a sales executive at Opower. She has worked in the software and energy industries for 17 years, specializing in utility demand side management and consumer engagement. She has consulted with over 50 utilities and affiliate organizations throughout North America, providing expertise on customer and digital engagement strategies, leveraging technology and software-as-a-service, and behavioral science of energy consumers.