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.
(@curtis)

Apps for Energy II

Ohmconnect

Based on our success during the first round of the American Energy Data Challenge, we decided to build out Ohmconnect further. Ohmconnect provides the platform to allow residential homeowners to sell their energy back into the market. Homeowners are notified of "demand response" events, or a call to reduce electricity usage by turning off their A/C, heater, or appliances for 15 minutes. Using data from their existing ...more »

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(@yshteinman)

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My Energate

By controlling home devices and observing GreenButton energy consumption data consumer can make informative decision how - for example - changing home temperature by 1 degree affects his energy usage and corresponding costs

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(@bstephens)

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Use Green Button and get Green Backs

Rural Electric Cooperative Green Backs The purpose of this program is to actively engage the electric cooperative member, to increase energy awareness and to promote the concept of renewable assets through conservation. The program is based on Green Button, where the member can download and analyze their energy usage to their mobile device or home computer. The concept is to strengthen the relationship between the ...more »

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(@ben0001)

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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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(@yvenkata)

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Energy Manager - For Aggregated Residential Demand Response

Even though residential loads account for close to 40% of the total electrical load in the US, utilities often resort to large commercial or industrial users for demand relief. This application introduces a middleman - The Integrator who will control a cluster of loads such as a neighborhood or a large apartment complex and provide demand relief to the utilities during their time of need. We assume certain appliances ...more »

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(@eneshosgor)

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EEme - Implementer

EEme's Implementer platform is designed to empower energy efficiency (EE) program implementers, e.g., electric utilities or 3rd party providers, to be more targeted in their EE outreach and marketing programs. EEme processes Greenbutton interval data using proprietary algorithms to predict the EE potential by EE measure for every user in a given service territory. In turn, these predictive EE metrics are displayed on ...more »

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(@annaschneider)

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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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(@eneshosgor)

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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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(@optizen)

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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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(@theraj)

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myGB - personalized energy saving tool

myGB - personalized energy saving tool URL: https://therajorganization.com/mygb/ APPLICATION DESCRIPTION myGB is a web-based rapid and intuitive tool for analyzing Green Button data - it analyzes past energy usage to help formulate a future energy plan. HOW IT WORKS myGB works in four simple steps: 1. Upload a Green Button data file. 2. Visualize the Green Button data. 3. Analyze the key consumption results. 4. Create ...more »

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(@ajar.vashisth)

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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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(@kadir.adil)

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Black Sheep

www.blacksheepapp.co Black Sheep is an iOS application that helps home buyers find energy efficient homes by combining real estate listings with energy efficiency and energy consumption data. It also motivates homeowners to get Home Energy Score assessments, which helps populate the Department of Energy’s Home Energy Score database and encourages home owners to improve their energy efficiency. Black sheep allows the ...more »

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(@demleader)

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Homescore.org

Spirit Foundation has been working with the Home Energy Score Program over the past three years. We have a website that can be used for "national ordering", and would like funding to make it a little better. (no funding at all over three years). We would like an android app for our site, that allows payments to be accepted, and orders for Home Energy Scores and Commercial Building Scores. We have the domain name ...more »

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(@grant.williard)

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JouleBug

JouleBug is an app that encourages and rewards sustainable actions (represented by Pins). As users earn points and Pins, effective energy use is spotlighted with actions like adjusting the thermostat, cold water washing, installing LEDs, ridding vampire load and more. As these actions reduce the user’s electric bill, it’s made visible to them in the app via the Green Button Data graph. The app has hundreds of Pins, ...more »

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(@pxb350)

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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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