Apps for Energy II

We are awarding $100,000 in prizes for the best energy-related web and mobile apps that use a featured API, standard or idea to solve a real-world challenge.

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UseGreenEnergy.Today

The environmental impact of electricity varies in real time throughout the day. People want to use cleaner energy, and grid operators want people to reduce demand at peak times. What if there were a way to do both? UseGreenEnergy.Today (http://usegreenenergy.today/) is a fun way to learn how to shift electricity use to times when there's more renewable energy available. This shift has the added benefit of tending to decrease ...more »

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EEme - Consumer

EEme's Consumer platform processes a given user's Greenbutton data to guide them to an educated energy efficiency (EE) investment decision as quickly and easily as possible and does not require any user input except for enrollment with Greenbutton. Upon Greenbutton enrollment and an EEme account creation the user is directly led to a set of home improvement recommendations, customized for their home profile. The user ...more »

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WattTime Impact API

The environmental impact of electricity varies in real time throughout the day. Ever wanted to know the carbon footprint of your electricity, right here, right now? Or which times of day are usually cleaner than others? The voters in Contest #1 did when they selected Green Energy Tracker as the "Popular Choice" winner (http://energychallenge.energy.gov/a/dtd/Green-Energy-Tracker/12606-26122). And it turns out that for ...more »

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Seenergy - The Electric Meter to Appliances Itemizer

Team members: Sri Kanajan Christopher Cornwell Julia Orwell Matheus D. Spinelli The goal is to automatically itemize the energy consumption down to the specific appliances and then provide specific, actionable recommendations to the consumers. This application takes in the Green Button data that has your specific electric meter readings pattern over time and figures out automatically what each major appliance in your ...more »

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WattZ

WattZ helps you quickly estimate the electricity usage of virtually any house in the US, helping prospective renters or homeowners eliminate big surprise bills. Users can see a quick estimation of the electricity usage in their neighborhood with color coded pins on a map (green for low electricity bills, yellow for medium, or red for high electricity bills), or they can search for the electricity usage of a specific ...more »

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Energy Data Viewer

An Android application that allows you to view EIA data in heat maps and charts. You can view state by state data of electricity generation, energy consumption, and energy production over time as well as overall net flow of each state over time.

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PowerMarketa: Competitive Electricity through Greenbutton data

Did you know there are more than 250 licensed electricity suppliers and brokers just in Massachusetts ? Consumers typically source their power from NStar or National Grid but aren't aware of other options. and are missing on opportunites to save hundreds of dollars every year! PowerMarketa connects consumers and suppliers letting you choose the supplier and plan of your choice. With the Greenbutton initiative, there ...more »

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Cost of Weather Today

Estimate today's Cost of Heating and Cooling based on Home Energy Score , Thermostat preferences , Current Whether Conditions and primary House attributes. The Application is a HTML 5 web app which runs alike on Mobile Devices as well as Desktops. It uses Geo Location feature to locate the User, National Weather service API to find current wheather and uses intutive guesses to provide a rough estimate without any major ...more »

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Home Energy Hunt

Looking for a place to buy or rent is a difficult task. There are many things to take into account, location, rent, and neighborhood to note a few. The one thing that is missing in this list tho is the cost of energy. Energy costs represent a significant monthly expense that few people take into account when calculating whether or not they can afford a given place. Home Energy Hunt was created out of a need to add energy ...more »

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OptiZen

Be One With Your Home Save money on your home energy bill by setting monthly spending goals in dollars. OptiZen will send you a notification when high energy use is detected and perform home optimization by turning off lights and smart appliances and thermostats down. About: Brought to you by the San Diego Apps for Energy 2014 contest winners. OptiZen connects your green button data, smart thermostats, smart outlets ...more »

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Power Up

Turn dumb devices in your household into smart ones. Find out which ones suck the most. The app utilizes the real time residential idea from The first round of the apps for energy challenge. By registering your devices through the app, we can track the devices' power signature and determine whether the device is on or off. This opens up a new world of possibilities. You could, for example, have an app warn you when ...more »

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Energy Analyst

Energy Analyst is a web application designed to analyze the energy efficiency of a variety of common home and building characteristics. It does this by showing the energy consumption of two different building profiles. For example, a comparison between 2 different heating technologies, radiator vs. heat pump can be run to see the difference in energy consumption across a sampling of over 1500 homes in the United States. ...more »

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