Today’s rapidly evolving technology developments and changing energy industry market dynamics requires insightful and data driven research to stay at the leading edge of energy resource acquisition and management opportunities.
Our firm takes pride in working with clients to ensure they are at the leading edge of developments in the clean energy marketplace, and evolving customer preferences and attitudes toward energy use and investment in new energy technologies. With the aid of this research, we are helping our utility clients provide a new generation of energy services to their customers that are customized to their unique needs and energy use profiles, while deploying technologies that have higher resource value to the grid. We are also coupling customer research with in-field pilot demonstration projects employing new grid-interactive technologies, energy storage systems, and electrification strategies to understand how these applications can best be integrated into grid operations.
Recent Tierra Technology/Market Research Projects
The following projects provide a sample of how Tierra’s work is helping to usher in a new low carbon energy industry.
The Energize Fresno project was funded from the California Energy Commission’s (CEC) EPIC grant funding request to accelerate the deployment of advanced energy communities (AEC). Energize Fresno leverages city planning activities (e.g. general plans, water,...
With funding from the California Energy Commission (CEC), in June of 2019 Tierra Resource Consultants completed an EV Ready Low-Income Multifamily Community Blueprint. The project will help decision makers accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles and the buildout...
The Tierra team worked with Navigant Consulting, on the sample design, site recruitment, development and implementation of data quality control processes, data analysis, and s at 1,200 commercial sites for the 2014 Commercial Building Stock Assessment. Figure 17...
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Tierra’s principal staff members have been at the leading-edge of the energy efficiency, renewable energy, and distributed energy resources industry for the last three decades.
Over their extensive careers, our senior staff have served clients across the country including investor-owned and publicly-owned electric and gas utilities, municipal governments, government agencies, research institutions, and private sector firms. We conduct projects in virtually all customer sectors and end-use applications.
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