Technology Articles

Solar Energy: A Path to the Future

Solar energy prices have seen a sustained decrease – it once cost 20 times as much as coal to generate the same amount of energy with solar panels. However, the price dropped by more than 90 percent and is now comparable to fossil fuels. Solar distributed energy...

Customer Service Line Experience Improved by Voice Analytics

When an energy consumer reaches out, they want to speak to someone who is friendly, knowledgeable and can help them navigate their problem. A good customer service line experience will soon overtake price and product as the key factor in customer choice. When a...

Utility Regulators Face a New Reality

With the energy industry in the midst of an evolution, utilities are more clearly understanding the need for transformation from a role of commodity supplier to “ratepayers” to a trusted advisor on a range of energy issues to a more and more sophisticated and...

Ideas to Improve Customer Satisfaction at Contractor Conference

A group of the top contractors in HomeServe’s network of more than 1,600 across the country attended the fourth-annual Contractors Conference Sept. 18-20 in San Antonio, where they discussed continuous improvement of customer service, closing the labor gap and...