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renewable energy

Why You Should Invest In Renewable Energy Now

As of 2022, fossil fuels account for 60.8% of all energy sources in the U.S. Still, as climate change continues […]

Kate Bayler (guest blogger) blog author
Kate Bayler
Guest Author
Divakar Jandhyala Demand Response Programs

CLEAResult’s Divakar Jandhyala on Demand Response Programs, Customer Engagement, & More

Recently, Virtual Peaker partnered with CLEAResult to help enhance utility demand response programs. The company mission statement to “change the […]

VP of Marketing, Amber Mullaney
Amber Mullaney
VP of Marketing
Kirsten Millar

Q&A: Kirsten Millar – Director of Policy & Solutions Partnerships

With years of experience within the energy industry on demand response programs, Kirsten Millar is here to help guide our […]

Bill Burke
Founder & CEO

Case Study: Texas Coop Leverages Enhanced Thermostats Controls to Capture Savings Amid Extreme Grid Pressures

Learn how Farmers Electric is leveraging Google Nest thermostats’ enhanced control capabilities inside Shift to increase savings and maintain customer comfort amid growing grid pressures in Texas.

Hoosier and Virtual Peaker launch DR program.

Virtual Peaker, Hoosier Energy “Connect To Save”

Three Hoosier Energy Member Co-ops Use Smart Thermostats and EV Chargers to Reduce Demand on Electric Grid   Louisville, KY […]

Customer Engagement

4 Ways to Improve Customer Engagement for Utilities

Engaging customers can seem like an insurmountable challenge for some energy companies, given the nature of the industry. As a […]

Syd Bishop 1
Syd Bishop
Senior Content Specialist
Gravity Connect

API Showdown: Gravity Connect v. OpenADR

Whether you’re developing new tech or crafting something physical when building anything nothing beats real-world, hands-on experience. At Virtual Peaker, […]

Ed Blayney 1
Ed Blayney
Project Manager

Report: Redefining Demand Response for Winter Peaks

In early 2022, Snohomish County Public Utility District (SnoPUD) concluded the first full winter of its demand response and time-dynamic rates pilot, called FlexEnergy. It serves as a case study on the challenges of implementing winter-peaking programs and offers encouraging lessons for other utilities.

Virtual Peaker & Tricklestar Integrate

Virtual Peaker & TrickleStar Integrate APIs, Turning Standard Water Heaters into Smart Devices

Affordable Wi-Fi-Enabled Water Heater Controllers Lower Energy Rates and Boost Utility DERMS and ToU Programs Louisville, KY and Grand Rapids, […]

Utility Customer Service

Communication is Key: Steps to Enhance Utility Customer Service

Beyond the anecdotal evidence, I accrued working as a customer service professional for a large IOU operation, finding broad data […]

Syd Bishop 1
Syd Bishop
Senior Content Specialist
Empower Innovation Forum 2022

Recap: The Virtual Peaker Empower Innovation Forum 2022

It’s the Friday after the Virtual Peaker Empower Innovation Forum 2022, and while we’d love to take a short break […]

Virtual Peaker Team
Virtual Peaker Team
electric cooperatives & member services

Why Member Services in Electric Cooperatives are Critical

If you’re reading this, you might already know that rural electric cooperatives are driven by a focus to support the […]

Rachel Sanford
Rachel Sanford
Marketing Coordinator


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