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Emerging Technologies Webinar: Crafting a Great Proposal

August 27, 2020

The Emerging Technologies Team has reviewed hundreds of proposals for energy-saving projects. So what makes a proposal successful? Tim Cycyota from the Emerging Technologies Team lays out the keys to a great proposal.

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BWISE Webinar: Emerging Technologies Initiative

June 10, 2020

Black Women in Science and Engineering hosted Jes Rivas, a representative from the Emerging Technologies Team, to discuss the Emerging Technologies initiative. Jes explained the funding opportunities available, shared project examples and outlined how organizations and companies can get involved.

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WBDC Webinar: ComEd® Emerging Technologies Offer

October 30, 2019

In this webinar presented by the Women's Business Development Center, Kelly Mulder from the Emerging Technologies Team provided an overview of the program and how your organization can get involved.

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Income Eligible Webinar: Call for Ideas

April 3, 2019

Learn more about the outcomes of our 2018 Income Eligible Call for Ideas. During this one-hour webinar, we provided an overview of our progress and pilots to date and reviewed some initial results.

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New Insights Into Income Eligible Customers

Recently, the Emerging Technologies Team partnered with Evergreen Economics to assess the needs of income eligible households with high levels of energy use. Through an initial data analysis, bilingual online and phone surveys, plus in-home follow-ups, we identified several key characteristics of these households. 

While our research showed there is no single cause behind each home’s high energy use, the data and insights collected by this study will prove vital to future outreach and engagement of this economically vulnerable population. View details > 

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Free Webinar: Discover the Keys to a Great Proposal

Emerging Technologies Webinar: Crafting a Great Proposal
Thursday, August 27
Noon-1 p.m. CDT

Getting ready to craft your Emerging Technologies proposal? Let us help. Our Emerging Technologies Team has reviewed hundreds of proposals, and we’re ready to share insights on what it takes to make yours stand out during our free webinar on Thursday, August 27.

From concept to planning to submission, we’ll walk you through the essential components of a successful proposal. Space is limited—Sign up now to reserve your spot.

Two New Research Projects Make Waves

The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program recently made a big splash with two water-based research projects:

Green Stormwater Infrastructure 

After identifying nine municipalities in the ComEd service territory that could benefit from green stormwater infrastructure, this project quantified the potential energy savings and other impacts of adopting the technology. View highlights >

Water Market Analysis

This water channel characterization study analyzed industry trends and technologies to identify the greatest opportunities for reducing water and energy use in the ComEd service territory. View highlights >

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How Do You Future-Proof Energy Efficiency Programs? Find Out Here.

Looking for new ways to engage utility customers? Grappling with how to meet increased energy-savings goals? Head to the AESP 30th Annual Conference and Expo in Anaheim, California on February 19 for a presentation on Planning for the Future of EE in Illinois with New Technology by Mark Milby, ComEd® Manager of Energy Efficiency R&D, and Kelly Mulder, Managing Director of ILLUME Advising, LLC.

Mark and Kelly will discuss the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program’s response to legislation changes and maturing markets through Emerging Technologies. One of the largest initiatives of its kind in the nation, Emerging Technologies develops pathways to test, validate and integrate new technologies and approaches into ComEd’s portfolio.

We invite you to participate in the discussion and take away practical lessons-learned to incorporate into your own program strategies.

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Emerging Technologies at NREL

photo by Werner Slocum, NREL

Check out what we are doing with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in pursuit of more energy-efficient technologies for buildings! 

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