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EVRoadTrip 2019: Here’s the Scoop

D+R's Stephen Baboi (left) and John Morris getting ready to hit the road. EVRoadTrip Roundup D+R International’s John Morris and Stephen Baboi charged a Tesla S and took an electric vehicle (EV) road trip to Efficiency Exchange 2019 (EFX), the premier networking and learning conference...
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EVRoadTrip 2019

D+R International’s John Morris and Stephen Baboi are packing their bags, charging a Tesla X, and plotting their route for an electric vehicle (EV) road trip to Efficiency Exchange 2019 (EFX). They’ll set off on their journey in Portland, OR, on May 13th, make several…

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Charged Up and Ready to Go

Electric Vehicles at the 2019 Washington Auto Show D+R International’s Andre Javier Barry and Brian Booher recently traded a day in the office for a day at the 2019 Washington Auto Show. While it may sound like a fun day looking at cool cars, it...
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How ENERGY STAR EVSE Can Help Utilities Manage Electric Vehicle Demand

BY GABE DUARTE, D+R INTERNATIONAL The electric vehicle (EV) revolution continues to make headlines as sales forecasts are revised upwards. Bloomberg’s latest forecast shows EV sales increasing from a record 1.1 million worldwide in 2017, to 11 million in 2025, and then surging to 30 million in 2030….

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WEBINAR: 3 Things Utilities Need to Know About EVs in 2019

In order for utilities to prepare for the EV revolution, they will have to align their business strategies with market developments. In this webinar, we discuss opportunities and challenges that utilities face in advancing their electric mobility goals, including market growth, utility impacts, and utility...
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Wholesale Channel Strategies for Heat Pump Water Heaters

3 keys for successful midstream programs BY BRIAN BOOHER, D+R INTERNATIONAL   The Heat Pump Water Heater Opportunity Last week, I was in Nashville, Tenn., for ACEEE’s 2019 Hot Water Forum. It’s always a great event with tons to learn about the latest technology and…

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The Win, Win, Win of Electric Vehicles

Three reasons for utilities to join the EV revolution in 2019 BY JOHN MORRIS, VICE PRESIDENT MARKET DEVELOPMENT, D+R INTERNATIONAL Turns out that 2018 was a milestone year for electric vehicle (EV) sales in the U.S. According to Inside EVs, six consecutive months claimed a spot on…

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Why Market Intelligence Matters

Lessons learned from the Ford Edsel By David Steiner, President and CEO, D+R International Often, in order to look towards the future, you need to look at the past. What worked, what didn’t work and why not? While there are countless historic examples of market…

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Using Big Data to Drive Customer Adoption of Plug-In Electric Vehicles (PEVs)

Last summer, a report published by The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI), confirmed that “electrification is our biggest opportunity.”  Representing all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, the EEI, whose members provide electricity to more than 220 million Americans, predicted that…

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Three Things You Need to Know About Ductless HVAC Systems

As heating and cooling equipment manufacturers continue to innovate to meet the demands of both commercial and residential consumers, ductless HVAC systems have emerged as a bright spot in the marketplace. Configured to operate as seamlessly as traditional central heating and air conditioner systems but…

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