|[February 23, 2012]
Parks Associates Forecasts over 60% of U.S. Households Will Have an Energy Management Network by 2022
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Retailers, service providers, and utilities are all entering the U.S.
market for energy management, which will help drive annual subscription
revenues from these systems to over $180 million by 2015, according to Parks
Associates. The international research firm hosts Smart
Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer in Austin, Texas, February
28-March 1, an annual event focusing on new technologies, partnership
opportunities, and consumer-oriented energy management solutions.
"Energy management is being bundled with home monitoring and control,
security, broadband, and video services," said Tom
Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls and Energy, Parks
Associates. "Next week, we will hear insights into partnership
opportunities that can generate recurring revenues, reduce customer
attrition, develop value-added services, and engage consumers in new
ways with energy management solutions."
Alarm.com (News - Alert), Comverge, ERCOT, Reliant Energy, and SEQUENTRIC Energy
Systems address the demand-response market and business models in the
pre-show workshop session "Demand
Response and Consumer Engagement" on February 28.
the February 29 sessions, GE Appliances, Opower, Smart Grid
Consumer Collaborative, and Tendril address new marketing strategies to
change the way consumers purchase, conserve, and manage electricity in
"Boosting Consumer Adoption: New Value Propositions."
Allure Energy, Blue Line Innovations, ecobee, and Ingersoll Rand address
crossover opportunities for independent solutions to merge with home
area networks (HANs) in "Growth and Impact of Energy Management Device
ADT Security Services, Alarm.com, and Cox (News - Alert) Communications present
different market entry and expansion strategies, weighing in on the
decision to partner with utilities versus providing alternative
solutions in "2015 Offerings: New Services, Features, and Pricing
the March 1 sessions, CableLabs (News - Alert), Swisscom, and Telecom Italia
share differences in business models and value propositions for
international implementations and suggest which lessons are applicable
to the U.S. in "International Experiences: Translation for the U.S.
The GridWise Architecture Council, Pecan Street Project, Simple Energy,
and the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel discuss new policy
initiatives and their impact on market dynamics, business strategies,
and consumer value propositions in "The Impact of Policy on Energy
Management Deployments and Solutions."
Austin Energy, EcoFactor, Itron, Proximetry, and Sprint (News - Alert) explore the
partnership opportunities between utilities and service providers in
"Hybrid Solutions: Beyond Home Networks."
For information, visit www.smartenergysummit2012.com,
or contact email@example.com,
About Smart Energy Summit
Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, hosted by Parks
Associates, is the premier conference studying the market for
residential energy management and smart grid technologies.
This event features a unique combination of market research, including
Parks Associates' (News - Alert) landmark Home
Energy Management service, and real-world expertise, with industry
experts examining the impact of smart grids on home systems. The
conference deeply examines the business models, consumer value
propositions, and the deployment plans of energy utilities, cloud
services, home systems and communications service providers. www.smartenergysummit2012.com
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