The smart utility of the future will see itself as the customer’s ally in the pursuit of energy efficiency, says Ralph Izzo, Public Service Electric & Gas (New Jersey) chairman, president and CEO. According to Izzo:
Sociologists from the University of Minnesota recently has the opportunity to study the impact of a new program that permitted more than 700 workers to control the time and place where they completed their work. The biggest impact was on the employees’ ability to achieve work/life balance.
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Mobile Work Exchange and the Office of Management & Budget (US) sponsored Telework Week In March 2014. More than 163,000 employees agreed to telework at least two days the week of March 3-7. Total savings? $13 million in commuting costs, 716,000 hours spent traveling 14 million dollars.
The Office of National Statistics estimates that 87% of workers still work primarily at the office, despite advances in technology. But a survey of business owners by Virgin Media Business predicts that 60% of office-based employees will work from home by 2022.