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.

Apps for Energy II

Submitted by (@annaschneider)

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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Submitted by (@danheydenaia)

Green Button Conservation

Currently, Homeowners have no way of knowing whether their strategies for reducing the cost to heat and cool their homes are working. This app enables Homeowners to improve their energy usage by displaying the impact of modifications to their homes or behavior. By integrating a modeled Baseline using outside temperatures into the existing Green Button system, users can see how their Actual Usage compares with the Baseline. ...more »

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Submitted by (@samccone)

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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Submitted by (@demleader)

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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Submitted by (@grant.williard)

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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Submitted by (@prabhakars1)

GreenEnergyMonitor - We optimize your energy use

GreenEnergyMonitor --------------------------- GreenEnergyMonitor is an application that monitors current electric power usage of a residential household relative to its neighborhood using Green Button Data API. It aids the residential customers to effectively manage their demand requests placed on the electric grid esp. during high demand period. The application displays the current electric power usage of an user. ...more »

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Submitted by (@yshteinman)

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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Submitted by (@kadir.adil)

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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Submitted by (@maudtexier)

Greenity - Get greener!

How green are you? You recycle your waste, you buy organic, and you carpool with your colleagues when commuting… But do you know how green is your electricity? Every hour the grid activates various means of power generation ranging from coal-fired power-plant to solar energy. Every kWh consumed will be more or less green depending on its origin. An hour when renewable energy is at its highest is then a “Green hours”. ...more »

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Submitted by (@adaptivealgo)

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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Submitted by (@ben0001)

WattBuddy

WattBuddy lets you take charge of your electricity use with Track, Graph, and Save. With TRACK, WattBuddy quickly grabs your exact electricity usage either from your Greenbutton data, or by directly reading your analog or digital electricity meter. WattBuddy accepts the GreenButton XML files from a compatible electricity supplier, or, using computer vision, can scan your electricity meter like a bar code, so you can ...more »

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Submitted by (@rdanielmurphy)

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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