Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research firm Parks Associates, host of the annual
Smart Energy Summit, will present new research on the markets for residential energy services and management in the webcast
"Business Models for Energy Services" on
Thursday, February 7,
1-2:15 P.M. Media are invited to register. All registrants receive the presentation materials.
The webcast features
Tom Kerber, director of Parks Associates' Home Controls & Energy Research. Mr. Kerber will analyze programs focused on providing energy consumption information and new connected tools and services that will drive consumer interest and adoption of energy services. The webcast will include an overview of automated solutions that help consumers use less electricity and partnership opportunities for utilities, service providers, and OEMs.
Parks Associates energy research:
- 60-80% of U.S. broadband home owners are willing to pay for energy-saving products such as smart thermostats, smart water-tank controllers, and attic insulation
- Consumers will not pay more than their average total energy bill for products offering a 20% savings, roughly $175
- Total U.S. smart meter deployments will exceed 50 million in 2013, reaching 62 million by 2015
"Business Models for Energy Services" Webcast by Parks Associates
1-2:15 P.M. CT
Thursday, February 7
To request an interview with an analyst or additional information, contact
The fourth-annual Smart Energy Summit will be held in
San Antonio, Texas
. The summit brings together executives representing utilities, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs. Media passes for the summit are available at
VP & GM, Honeywell Smart Grid Solutions, Honeywell
, VP & GM, Smart Home,
Lowe's Companies, Inc.
, VP, Ecosystem Alliances,
Ted M. Reguly
Director, Customer Programs and Assistance,
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
Parks Associates' energy blog Smart Energy Insights is at
About Parks Associates
Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services.
About Smart Energy Summit
Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls and its impact on utilities, service providers, retailers, manufacturers, and consumers.
SOURCE Parks Associates