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Will Big Power Users Switch Energy Service Providers?

-- An insight on purchase patterns for heavy electricity users in deregulated states

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT


Online, with free registration


Farah Saeed Energy & Environment Principal Consultant at Frost & Sullivan

According to a recent Frost & Sullivan in-depth end-user analysis of the commercial and industrial market, approximately 40 percent of respondents expect its electricity consumption to increase within the next two years. The question is, whether this sentiment is enough for customers to switch suppliers.

The perception is that the competitive environment in deregulated states is dictated by low customer loyalty, price competition, and low market entry barriers. There are approximately 24 states that have deregulated electricity markets. This webinar will gauge customer perception and choice for heavy electricity usage in the commercial and industrial space. The analysis profiles heavy electricity users within five different sectors including manufacturing, data centers, hospitals, education, and small franchise. The webinar will also evaluate the choices for energy management service.

Reasons to attend:

  • Learn about customer perception in deregulated states for purchasing electricity and energy management services
  • Identify key market trends
  • Review purchase criteria for selecting a energy service provider (ESCO)

This presentation will discuss customer trends and opportunities for energy management services and electricity, it will benefit the following: utilities, ESCO, and technology providers for demand response.

Supporting Quote
"With the influx of distributed generation, pressure on regulatory compliance, growing sentiment for sustainability and corporate responsibility, the electricity market is undergoing a major transformation," said Frost & Sullivan Principal Consultant Farah Saeed. "Discussion on the possibilities for lowering electricity consumption through energy efficiency measures has been escalated in most organizations. The question is to what degree does the current electricity offering resonates with existing customers."

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For more information about Frost & Sullivan's Energy & Environment practice, please visit: www.environment.frost.com


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