Denver, CO, August 1, 2018 — Udi Merhav, CEO of the Salesforce integrated energy efficiency (EE) and demand side management (DSM) software platform energyOrbit, will be speaking on two panels at this year's E Source Forum '18. The company will also be an exhibitor in booth #29.
“E Source Forum is a great venue for discussing the exciting changes in the utility and energy space. It's an honor to be serving these panels,” said Udi Merhav, founder and CEO of energyOrbit. The DSM space is grappling with changes and threats. Enhanced customer engagement initiatives are in the forefront of efforts in keeping the long-established utility relevant. Utilities are on the search for new models and enablement tools. Fortunately, to this end, there are solutions utilities, cooperatives and third-party implementers can adopt , such as energyOrbit, to allow them to achieve greater customer engagement opportunities and administer DSM programs in ways that offer automation, improved collaboration and ultimately lead to higher program participation, all the while attaining energy savings goals cost effectively We look forward to sharing various success stories with the E Source audience.”
The annual event is a forum for exploring current utility trends, best practices, and critical issues. Drawing more than 600 utility professionals from across the US and Canada, the gathering is a natural fit for energyOrbit as the operational management software platform is utilized by dozens of utilities, cooperatives and third-party implementers such as Public Service Company of New Mexico, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Cooperation, and the State of Delaware.
The first panel Merhav will serve on is titled, “Tales from the Top: The Strategies Behind Successful DSM. Held on Wednesday, September 26th at 10:30 am (MDT), the panel centers around innovative technology solutions which enable utilities to reach new customers as well as and re-engage existing ones. Merhav, representing energyOrbit, will join providers such as ANB eTrack, Applied Energy Group, and Dynamic DSM/Accent Gold. Each provider will discuss their personal insight, products and field audience questions.
Merhav's second panel, “What's in Store for the Utility Business Model? Let's Gaze into the Crystal Ball,” will be held on Friday, September 28th at 9:00 am (MDT). The session details the evolving utility business model in the age of high penetration distributed energy resources, such as solar and wind energy. The session will cover emerging technologies, business models, alongside technical details on topics such as blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, distributed solar and more.
Powered on the Salesforce platform, the energyOrbit customer engagement solution is designed to provide an integrated user experience to streamline energy audits and free up administrator workloads, resulting in higher focus on articulating and executing program strategy. The system is routinely upgraded with the latest in energy efficiency and DSM standards and best practices to keep users ahead of the curve in DSM program management.
Founded in 2007 and based in San Francisco, California, energyOrbit is the market leading solution for cloud energy efficiency and Demand-Side Management operations. energyOrbit is deployed with leading utilities and third-party implementers across North America, enabling customers to realize an average of 75 percent improved efficiency and operational savings in their DSM operations. energyOrbit empowers utilities to deploy DSM programs in hours, scale programs and portfolios efficiently, and to streamline utility customer relationships, partners, and internal communications seamlessly.
As of 2016, energyOrbit has helped utilities and third-party implementers collectively manage more than 13.245 TWh of electricity savings. Additionally, 5,617 MW of peak demand has been reduced by efficiency measures tracked by energyOrbit. More than $1.6 billion in incentive dollars managed and prepared for payment. For more information on energyOrbit please visit www.energy-orbit.com and follow up on Twitter (@energyOrbit) and on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/energyorbit-formerly-crmorbit-).
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