15 Nov '11, 8pm

What Makes Electric Consumers Tick?: With electric utilities still trying to get a handle on what their custom...

With electric utilities still trying to get a handle on what their customers want , fresh market research has just been released that suggests that a large segment of the population has generally positive views toward smart grid initiatives, but that a whole lot of American consumers simply have no idea what a smart grid is. These findings indicate that the market is receptive toward smart grids, but public support for infrastructure changes will likely require a fairly comprehensive education campaign. The Consumer Pulse and Market Segmentation Study was conducted by Market Research International for the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative , a nonprofit tasked with promoting and educating the public on the benefits of grid modernization. The national survey is the latest aimed at quantifying what makes electric consumers tick . The final tally split consumers into five dist...

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spectrum.ieee.org 09 Nov '11, 9pm

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