- EFFICIENCY (DSM) PROGRAM AND SERVICE DESIGN
Design and development of efficiency & demand side management programs or services for customers to meet specific strategic objectives, including the identification of target markets, barriers to penetration, market positioning, program theory, delivery mechanisms, supply chain strategies, budgets and timelines.
- COST EFFECTIVENESS MODELING
MMP is the leading user of the nationally acclaimed cost effectiveness software DSMore. Having used DSMore with most of its clients, MMP is able to help a utility determine what are the cost effective programs to fund and deliver. Using this sophisticated software, MMP can quickly help the utility make decisions on which measures to include in their programs, what incentives they might offer and how much administrative overhead they can afford. DSMore and the MMP analysis has been successfully used in many regulatory filings throughout the country.
- TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY MEASURE INFORMATION
Utilizing subcontractor engineering firm partners, MMP can also provide the technical information needed for energy efficiency program planning such as savings from energy efficient lighting or heating technology improvements. Combining this information with the program design and cost effectiveness modeling tools, MMP can help a utility quickly start up a whole portfolio of energy efficiency programs that will meet its goals cost effectively.
- IMPLEMENTATION PLAN DEVELOPMENT
MMP can provide effective, detailed plans to implement the new or revised products or services including: education and training needs, sales materials, administrative systems, delivery systems, tracking, evaluation mechanisms, support systems, marketing, request for proposals and operations manuals.
- PROGRAM START-UP ASSISTANCE
In addition to assisting with the upfront planning MMP can help a utility start up and manage its energy efficiency programs whether delivered internally or by an external contractor. Advising management through the process enables them to rapidly climb the learning curve, reach goals more quickly and effectively, make continuous improvements, respond to customer and contractor needs, address regulatory needs and improve overall savings results.
- COLLABORATIVE, REGULATORY AND COMMUNITY INTERFACE
MMP provides assistance with both regulatory and community group interface in either individual or multi-utility collaboratives or individual meeting settings. Assistance includes technical support and/or facilitation.
- EXPERT WITNESS, TESTIMONY DEVELOPMENT AND FILING DOCUMENTS
Development of regulatory documents for filings on energy efficiency programs, testimony development and expert witness services are available to help make sure that programs will be accepted and funded by regulators.
- IRP PLANNING SUPPORT
Assistance with Integrated Resource Plan development and filings with respect to energy efficiency inputs and plans to make sure programs are realistic.
- MARKETING/PROGRAM PLANNING AND STRATEGIES
Development of tailored marketing and program strategies and plans for the products and services of your company. Includes development of overall customer target definition, product positioning in the market, competitor analysis, distribution strategies, pricing strategies and promotion plans.
- KEY ACCOUNT PLANNING
Development of key account strategies and plans to increase the satisfaction of this important customer group and to help increase their loyalty as competitive options increase.
- PROCESS REDESIGN
Reviewing and improving the implementation processes of existing marketing efforts from internal planning to customer programs.
Development of the program budgets for all services from development through delivery.