Juliet Shavit to Speak on Grid Edge Innovation at IEEE Power and Engineering Society General Meeting this Week

SmartMark CEO to Present on Optimizing AMI and New Applications Shaping the Utility of the Future

PHILADELPHIA, PA July 27, 2021 — SmartMark Communications, the leader in smart grid customer education, announced today that its president, Juliet Shavit, will be speaking at the IEEE Power and Engineering Society General meeting this week. Shavit will be speaking on the panel entitled, “Innovation at the Edge of the Grid” on July 29, 2021 at 10:00am.

Shavit’s presentation will focus on how energy companies are turning to new applications that leverage emerging technologies such as AI and IoT in ways to help utilities optimize AMI investments. These applications include such areas as smart homes and buildings, connected communities, and more personalized energy use tools that leverage disaggregated data.

The discussion will also provide an overview of the current business and technology landscape and the key industry pressures pushing utilities to innovate. These include but are not limited to more aggressive carbon reduction goals, increased emphasis on energy equity, new business models like transportation electrification and beyond-the-meter programs, and regulatory pressures.

Shavit will join a number of industry experts from the U.S. Department of Energy and private industry on the panel.

About SmartMark Communications
For more than two decades, SmartMark Communications, LLC has been working with energy companies on the adoption of new technologies and how to articulate the benefits of these investments to customers and stakeholders. Today they are an expert in business transformation for energy companies and lead pilots and shape strategies for utilities that focus on innovation in customer experience. Learn more at smartmarkglobal.com.

SmartMark Communications owns and operates SmartEnergy-IP, a research organization focused on articulating the benefits of smart grid investments for customers and stakeholders. You can watch videos from the Company’s annual Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium and learn more about the ways SmartMark leads industry discussion on innovative investments for the grid at smartenergy-ip.com.

Meredith Salefski