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Tap Into Smart Homes to Deliver Value-Added Energy Services

Published: 16 September 2014

ID: G00269256

Analyst(s): Chet Geschickter


After years of false starts, smart homes are finally emerging, with energy management becoming an embedded feature. Consumer adoption creates opportunities to deliver value-added energy services using third-party consumer technology. This research explains how.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Home energy management (HEM) is becoming a feature of the smart home, creating new opportunities to deliver value-added energy services to meet utility objectives
  • Consumer technology megavendors are aggressively pushing into smart homes, creating new partnership opportunities
  • Significant gaps in utility revenue and customer systems need to be addressed to deliver value-added energy services using smart home technology

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