Utility Partnerships

SOLUTIONS FOR ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS UTILITIES WHO:

  • Want to serve stakeholder demand for climate action.
  • Seek to boost customer engagement and satisfaction through offerings that meet customers’ desire for choice.
  • Want to manage the volumetric and market risk of program supply across multiple years.
  • Identify the need for a strategic partner with deep experience in voluntary programs to get up and running quickly and efficiently.

Demonstrate climate action today with voluntary customer programs

3Degrees’ Utility Partnerships team helps electric and gas utilities launch and run low-risk voluntary programs that serve customers who want to address emissions associated with their energy use. 3Degrees’ deep experience helps utilities do this work faster, at a lower cost, and bearing less risk. Working with 3Degrees ensures you can feel confident in the program’s quality, compliance, and appeal.

SOLUTIONS FOR ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS UTILITIES WHO:

  • Want to serve stakeholder demand for climate action.
  • Seek to boost customer engagement and satisfaction through offerings that meet customers’ desire for choice.
  • Want to manage the volumetric and market risk of program supply across multiple years.
  • Identify the need for a strategic partner with deep experience in voluntary programs to get up and running quickly and efficiently.
PROGRAMS SUPPORTED
ELECTRIC UTILITY PROGRAMS
GAS UTILITY PROGRAMS
PROGRAMS SUPPORTED
ELECTRIC UTILITY PROGRAMS
GAS UTILITY PROGRAMS

Partner Programs

How We Help

Deep experience
The 3Degrees team is highly experienced in all aspects of utility voluntary programs. For two decades, we’ve worked alongside our electric and gas utility partners to design, supply, and manage industry-leading voluntary green power, community solar, renewable natural gas, and carbon credit programs across the United States.

Comprehensive
Working with us means you leverage the only one-stop-shop in the marketplace for utility voluntary programs that empower customers to take climate action. We are the ideal utility partner in making these programs easy, low-risk, and appealing to customers — whether designing, launching, supplying, and marketing programs, or reaching an important enrollment target.

Team of experts
We provide a multi-disciplinary and highly specialized team that offers focused expertise in voluntary utility programs and utility customers. Collectively, 3Degrees’ teams are well-integrated to provide customer insights, regulatory best practices, and expertise in Green-e® and other standards, alongside program sales and marketing.

Utility Products and Services

 

Smart Launch SolutionTM for Gas Utilities (coming soon)
3Degrees’ Smart Launch Solution provides gas utilities with an efficient, cost-effective, and low-risk way to demonstrate climate action while engaging customers with near-term solutions to address their emissions today.

Program Management and Implementation
Our teams design, launch, implement, and manage fully customized programs for added value and to achieve specific utility goals. Any of the services listed below can be customized to meet your needs a la carte or as a bundled package. Download our one-pagers to learn more.

  • Market Intelligence Forums (One-pager coming soon)
    • Customized market insights and regular forums for electric and gas utilities to hear about advances and insights in voluntary programs from their peers and experts at 3Degrees.
  • Customer Intelligence
    • Leverage customer insights gained through surveys, interviews, customer segmentation, and analysis to identify the best path forward for your voluntary program offerings. Lay the foundation for programs that deliver on C-Suite goals and customer needs.
  • Program Design
    • A complete program design that meets your needs, complete with pricing, terms, and a work plan to achieve internal executive buy-in and commission approval.
  • Supply Services
    • Procure low-risk, high-quality RECs, RNG certificates, and carbon credits at a competitive fixed price without having to manage the volumetric and market risk across multiple years.
  • Marketing and Customer Acquisition
    • A targeted strategy and deployment of multi-channel tactics to engage, enroll, and retain new customers in your voluntary programs.
  • Courtesy Call
    • A proven and highly scalable enrollment channel that utilities can deploy without delay to take the program directly to customers in a friendly, service-oriented call.
  • Program Optimization
    • A quick-turn strategy to revitalize an existing voluntary program and chart a clear path to achieving broader awareness, higher enrollments, and program growth — both immediately and over the long term.

Voluntary Program Solutions To Meet You Wherever You Are On Your Decarbonization Journey

 

 
UTILITY NEEDS
 
3DEGREES SERVICES
Fleet of trucks Design a successful voluntary program while increasing customer satisfaction without burdening the rate base   Customer Intelligence, Program Design, Program Optimization
CO2 Carbon emissions Take immediate action to offer your customers choice to mitigate emissions from their energy use while working on a longer-term transition toward decarbonization   Smart Launch SolutionTM
EV Procure high quality supply for your voluntary program(s) without having to manage the volumetric and market risk across multiple years   Supply Services
Growth chart Meet high customer enrollment targets for voluntary programs fundamental to meeting utility ESG goals   Customer Intelligence, Courtesy Call, Marketing & Customer Acquisition

"Over the last 11 years, 3Degrees has been a valuable partner to PSE. They have brought best practices in green power marketing and have been instrumental in growing the program year after year by developing campaigns that facilitate positive community and customer interactions."

— HEATHER MULLIGAN, MANAGER OF CUSTOMER RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS AT PUDGET SOUND ENERGY

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