Jenny Roehm, Author at Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Fri, 30 Jul 2021 10:07:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How Western Power is enabling maximum grid connections of customer-supplied clean solar energy and compensating them for it https://blog.se.com/digital-transformation/2021/07/30/western-power/ https://blog.se.com/digital-transformation/2021/07/30/western-power/#comments Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:56:51 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=90193 While it may seem like curtailing solar production is counter intuitive to encouraging more renewable energy deployments, Western Power (WP), the state-owned utility in Western Australia is doing exactly that,... Read more »

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How electricity REALLY works https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2020/04/01/how-electricity-really-works/ https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2020/04/01/how-electricity-really-works/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:37:35 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=65515 Author: Jenny Roehm If electricity is a mystery to you, this is the explanation you have been looking for. My dad has been studying this matter for years now. He... Read more »

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Why Utilities Must Invest in Data Analytics to Benefit from the Internet of Things https://blog.se.com/residential/2016/03/09/why-utilities-must-invest-in-data-analytics-to-benefit-from-the-internet-of-things/ https://blog.se.com/residential/2016/03/09/why-utilities-must-invest-in-data-analytics-to-benefit-from-the-internet-of-things/#comments Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:00:03 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=27471 We hear a lot these days about the Internet of Things (IoT) and how connecting all sorts of devices is going to give us all the data we need to... Read more »

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For Smart Meters to Realize Their Potential, Utilities Must Address Valid Customer Concerns https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/11/16/for-smart-meters-to-realize-their-potential-utilities-must-address-valid-customer-concerns/ Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:00:16 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=25906 Smart meters are laying the groundwork to enable an era of smarter, connected-homes. There’s a huge influx of smart meters being installed – they now cover more than 43 percent... Read more »

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Best Practices for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Program Evaluation https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/10/22/best-practices-for-energy-efficiency-and-demand-response-program-evaluation/ Thu, 22 Oct 2015 14:00:03 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24671 // A series of recent blog posts about energy efficiency and direct response programs, covered goals, design, security and delivery. This blog post looks at a final, crucial component: Program... Read more »

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How to Ensure Proper Delivery for an Energy Efficiency or Demand Response Program https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/10/15/how-to-ensure-proper-delivery-for-an-energy-efficiency-or-demand-response-program/ Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:00:02 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24655 Once a utility defines an energy efficiency problem or opportunity and designs an energy efficiency (EE) or demand response (DR) program to address it, the next step is a crucial... Read more »

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3 Best Practices for Utility Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Program Design https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/09/24/3-best-practices-for-utility-demand-response-and-energy-efficiency-program-design/ Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:00:33 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24522 // In my last post,  I went through some of the drivers that prompt utilities to implement demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) programs, and why it’s important to... Read more »

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For Best Results, Understand the Drivers Behind Utility Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/09/17/for-best-results-understand-the-drivers-behind-utility-demand-response-and-energy-efficiency-programs/ Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:00:50 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24529 // For a utility demand response management (DR) or energy efficiency (EE) program to be successful, it has to be designed based on a deep understanding of the problem to... Read more »

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Residential Energy Reduction Requires Changing Customer Behavior https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2015/09/10/residential-energy-reduction-requires-changing-customer-behavior/ Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17:00:17 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24516 // At the core of any utility demand response (DR) or energy efficiency (EE) program is one simple fact: good results depend on changing people’s behavior. That’s a challenge, because... Read more »

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Smart, Connected Thermostats: A Better Mousetrap for the Energy Industry https://blog.se.com/residential/2015/09/08/smart-connected-thermostats-a-better-mousetrap-for-the-energy-industry/ Tue, 08 Sep 2015 16:00:48 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=24506 Build a better mousetrap, they say, and the world will beat a path to your door. This saying came to mind recently when I was reading an article about a... Read more »

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Measuring the ROI of Demand Management for Utilities https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2015/01/15/measuring-roi-demand-management-utilities/ Fri, 16 Jan 2015 02:58:29 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=18203 // If we want to think about the positive effects of demand management, let’s consider what happens to a utility on a local level when there is no demand management... Read more »

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Demand management: Strategies for building engagement with customers https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2015/01/08/demand-management-strategies-building-engagement-customers/ https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2015/01/08/demand-management-strategies-building-engagement-customers/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:00:04 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=18201 // To many utility customers, suggesting a demand management or energy efficiency program will generate a scenario along these lines: “I come home after a hard day. It’s 97º outside... Read more »

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