Continuous Savings Measurement
For utility evaluation and planning professionals, evaluation results often contain too little detail and arrive too late to provide benefits beyond fulfilling regulatory requirements. Further, evaluation and planning teams typically lack in-house analytics to develop deep insights on their own.
Available for mass market DSM programs, M&V 2.0 performs a continuous billing analysis across all program participants and uses a large comparison group to provide deep, timely insights. M&V 2.0 empowers evaluation and planning professionals to better support their implementation colleagues, improve the timeliness and value of third party evaluations, and become proactive in their dialogue with management, regulators, and other stakeholders.
For third-party evaluators, M&V 2.0 provides comprehensive data sets that reduce manual data collection and cleaning, as well as a rolling, automated impact analysis, enabling them to spend more time developing and testing hypotheses that will improve the program.
- Measure savings at the meter: Understand savings where it matters most, at the customer meter.
- Near real-time realization rates: Identify risks early and target evaluation activities to critical areas.
- Increase cost-effectiveness: Automate costly data collection and analysis and leverage evaluation resources to improve programs.
- Top factor analysis: Make adjustments to key factors to improve program performance.
EnergySavvy’s M&V 2.0 demonstrated the ability to provide us quicker insight into program activity and to allow us to analyze customer data in a way that we simply are unable to do right now.Dan Zaweski,
Complements Traditional Evaluation
Just as accounting software doesn’t replace financial auditing, M&V 2.0 doesn’t replace an independent evaluation. Rather, M&V 2.0 enhances third party evaluation by providing rich data sets and rolling insights for evaluators. With M&V 2.0, evaluators can spend less time collecting data and more time performing analysis that advances the program and enhances cost-effectiveness.
Identifies Leading Indicators of Performance
By measuring program performance continuously, M&V 2.0 provides evaluation and planning professionals with deeper and faster insights to serve their internal and external stakeholders M&V 2.0 provides leading indicators of program performance to identify issues and take action long before a formal evaluation.
Empowers Evaluation and Planning Professionals
Real-world savings data provides the basis for an in-depth view of program performance that is integrated into implementation and evaluation efforts, shared with program managers, and reported to regulators. M&V 2.0 empowers evaluation and planning personnel with this view, helping them to move programs from uncertainty to action, direct evaluation priorities, and inform regulators.
Transparency for the Market
M&V 2.0 measures savings at the customer meter, providing reliable results to utilities, grid operators, customers, and regulators. Measuring savings at the meter reflects the actual customer experience, and allows utilities to develop new approaches to energy efficiency that may rely on innovative incentive structures or treats efficiency as a procurable resource.