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Nov 17, 2020, 09:00 ET Survey Reveals Low-Income Consumers Need Financial Help to Engage in Smart Energy

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today released a new report that sheds light on lower-income consumers' behaviors, attitudes and...


Sep 17, 2020, 09:00 ET New Research Captures Consumers' Voices on Energy Amid Pandemic

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC), the leading nonprofit organization researching energy consumers, today released a new research...


Jun 09, 2020, 09:00 ET National Survey Reveals Americans Support Transition from Fossil Fuels to Electricity

According to the latest nationwide consumer survey from the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC), many U.S. consumers express a willingness to...


Jan 27, 2020, 15:00 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Honors Consumer-Centric Utilities

Today, the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) announced the recipients of the 2020 Best Practices Awards at the 2020 Consumer Symposium,...


Jan 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Report Reveals What Consumers Want from Energy in 2020

Residential consumers in the United States and Canada are more ready than ever to engage in smart energy programs, if their most pressing needs are...


Dec 11, 2019, 09:00 ET Survey: Consumers Want Electricity Providers' Guidance with Distributed Energy Resources

Many consumers see distributed energy resources (DERs) as viable solutions for addressing their energy-related needs, but need guidance from their...


Sep 25, 2019, 09:00 ET New Survey Finds Considerable Interest in Alternative Electric Rates

Although most Americans pay a flat rate for each kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity on their monthly bill, the majority of residential and...


Jun 25, 2019, 09:00 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Captures Americans' Attitudes on Energy

Nearly 80 percent of Americans believe that more should be done to protect the environment, while 76 percent cite the environmental benefits as a top ...


Mar 07, 2019, 09:05 ET New Toolkit Aims to Help Consumers Understand Electric Vehicles

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today announced the release of its Electric Vehicles Toolkit, a collection of educational resources...


Feb 14, 2019, 09:12 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Captures 5 Key Interests of Energy Consumers

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today announced the publication of the "2019 State of the Consumer" report, an analysis of five 2018...


Feb 04, 2019, 15:30 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Awards Utilities for Customer-Centric Success

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) announced the recipients of its 2019 Best Practices Awards today at the 2019 Consumer Symposium,...


Jan 10, 2019, 09:00 ET New Report Reveals Consumers' Top Values Related to Energy

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today announced the publication of the "Consumer Values: Moving the Needle on Engagement" report, an...


Dec 11, 2018, 09:00 ET New Report Explores Digital Platforms for Energy Consumers

As electricity providers become more customer-centric, they are increasingly offering residential energy consumers digital tools that offer...


Sep 27, 2018, 09:00 ET Survey Reveals What Consumers Want from Their Energy Usage Data

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) released a new report, "Data Analytics: Unlocking the Consumer Benefits", which reveals what...


Jul 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Study Shows Opportunities for Engaging Low-Income Energy Customers

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today announced the release of a new report, "Spotlight on Low-Income Consumers: Revisiting Their...


Jun 27, 2018, 09:00 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative and Green Button Alliance Become Inaugural Members of DataGuard Energy Data Privacy Partnership Program

Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) and Green Button Alliance (GBA) are the first organizations to join the DataGuard Energy Data Partnership...


Apr 24, 2018, 09:00 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Explores Small and Medium-Sized Business Energy Needs and Opportunities

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) today announced the availability of a new report entitled "Understanding Your SMB Customers: A...


Feb 15, 2018, 09:00 ET SECC Report Finds Consumers Ready for Clean Energy and New Utility Programs

U.S. consumers want cleaner energy sources, and many, particularly millennials, are willing to pay a premium to access renewable energy from their...


Jan 22, 2018, 03:30 ET Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative Names Winners of First Best Practices Awards

The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) announced the five winners of its inaugural Best Practices Awards today at its 2018 Consumer...


Jan 17, 2018, 09:00 ET Report Explores Consumer Interest in Next-Generation Digital Energy Platforms and Programs

A broad base of U.S. energy consumers are interested in receiving energy-related information, analysis and recommendations through a digital...


Oct 31, 2017, 09:00 ET New Report Reveals Renters' Energy-Related Interests and Attitudes

While some in the energy industry believe that that renters are not interested in energy issues or aware of technologies that can help them save...