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Energy Central adds Katherine Johnson to its Welcome New Expert Interview Series. Please read Matt Chester's post of their conversation.

Grit & Granite, Katherine's first novel, is available in softcover or ebook formats—just click on the following link:

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Energy News Network article highlights Arkansas' energy efficiency leadership in the Southeast and quotes Dr. Katherine Johnson as well as utility commission chairwoman Sandra Hochsetter Byrd.
Katherine Johnson was cited in a recent publication in a Special Issue of Sustainable Energy Economics and Policy

With the addition of Maine, this new map shows the reach of Johnson Consulting Group.

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Dr. Johnson was keynote speaker at the "emPOWERING Arkansas" AAEA's 5th Annual Meeting & Policy Conference.  Steve Patterson, Executive Director, AAEA, wrote that Dr. Johnson "... surpassed our expectations! We greatly appreciate you and look forward to our continued work together."
ACEEE Report: Independent Reports Reach Same Conclusions on the Future of Energy Efficiency Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification,
Platts McGraw Hill Financial: "Energy efforts by Arkansas electric, gas utilities on track: monitor" quotes Independent Evaluation Monitor testimony.
News Release: ACEEE reports Massachusetts Tops California as Most Energy-Efficient State, While Arkansas, D.C., Kentucky, and Wisconsin are Most Improved.  "... Arkansas pushed forward with strong utility programs. The state's budgets for electric efficiency programs increased 30% between 2012 and 2013, while electricity savings more than tripled."   10-22-14
US Senate confirmed the nomination of Colette Honorable to join the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on 12/14/2014.  Honorable, chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission since 2011 and the former president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, will serve out the remainder of her term that ends in June 2017.  Do you know Chairman Colette Honorable of the Arkansas Public Service Commission?  You should.
Article in American Gas Association on Incoming NARUC President, Colette Honorable.
ACEEE presentation given by Chairman Colette Honorable.
White Paper from co-authors Dr. Katherine Johnson, Mr. Paul Bony, ClimateMaster, and Ms. Marky Moore, Capital Review Group: Geothermal Heat Pumps: The "Killer Utility App" for the 21st Century, released 2012.
Dr. Katherine Johnson's review of the challenges of on-bill financing programs for Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO's) SolarSaver Pilot Program and Midwest Energy's How$mart Program was cited in this recently-released report (Dec. 2011) reviewing on-bill financing strategies. Thanks again to my co-authors, Dr. George Willoughby and Wade Shimoda from HECO and Michael Volker from Midwest Energy.

in Energy Efficiency, Volume 5, Number 1.  Be sure to read..."Lessons Learned from the Field: Key Strategies for Implementing Successful On-the-bill Financing Programs
with G. Willoughby, W. Shimoda, and M. Volker as it appears in the Springer publication, Energy Efficiency.
Dr. Katherine Johnson participated in the Public Utility Commission of Texas Workshop on Energy Efficiency on the Panel of Experts from across the U.S. held 11/16/2011 in Austin.  To view the video, please follow this link.
Interactive webinar recording available. ";Soup to Nuts: Building EM&V into Program Design" from AESP Brown Bag in March 2011.  You are invited to watch a video from the AESP 21st National Conference held in Orlando 2011.

Katherine received her Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Southern Queensland, July 2010. Her dissertation is titled: Changes in the strategic focus and internal operating culture of investor-owned US electric utilities due to deregulation.’

Western Area Power Administration's Energy Services Bulletin features DSM Technology Workshops.  More details here.

AESP Awards Outstanding Achievement in Energy Efficiency. 
"Katherine Johnson received the much-deserved B. H. Prasad Award for Outstanding Contributor of the Year... " is the quote from the latest issue of AESP's monthly  newsletter, Strategies.  

Johnson Consulting Group continues to promote the expansion of energy efficiency.  The Fifth Edition of the Geo Heat Pumps Book was published  Fall 2010 with additional profiles included. 

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For these entities, a GHP loop-lease program is “a great way to compete effectively against propane and natural gas utilities while offering their member-customers some price stability and long-term savings,” said Katherine Johnson of Johnson Consulting. 

  • International Metering ( contains Katherine Johnson's article on  "A Comparison of Two Utility Approaches to Promote Water Heating Energy Efficiency."

  • One of our clients, Midwest Energy, was featured in an Innovation Exchange online article, "A New Business Model for Energy Efficiency".  Follow this link to read the details.

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