2018 Itron Resourcefulness Report

An Analysis of International Energy and Water Trends

The Itron Resourcefulness Report is a survey and analysis of the energy and water industries. By surveying both utility executives and informed consumers, we examine where both parties are aligned in their quest for better efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability—in short, the drive toward resourcefulness. To download the full report, a brief registration is required.

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At Itron, we define resourcefulness as the wise and careful use of vital resources, particularly water and energy. It's about managing those resources efficiently and using them thoughtfully. And it's about delivering them reliably, safely and affordably.

We are pleased to release the fourth edition of our resourcefulness survey. This report explores the dynamic between utility leaders and informed consumers, provides insights into how the utility industry is evolving, and compares results to those from previous reports.

This year's survey included responses from 1,013 consumers and 1,018 executives in 10 countries around the globe. To learn more, download the 2018 Itron Resourcefulness Report here (a quick registration required).

"Resourcefulness is more than a set of technologies and practices. It is a mindset, a culture. And it appears increasingly clear that the sooner we adopt that mindset, the better our future will be."


Philip Mezey
President and CEO, Itron

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Results at a Glance

What were some of our key findings? Find out in this infographic or watch a quick video.

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