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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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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Link to Design: http://www.opti-zen.com

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States Leaderboard: RPS Potential Growth

Summary: This is a web application, utilizing JavaScript, that helps corporations and individuals prioritize investments according to states’ RPS policies. State-level Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) are among the most important government policies that are driving growth and innovation in the renewable energy market. However, these regulations vary significantly state by state; imperfect information about this legal ...more »

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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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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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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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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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PowerHouse - How Clean is Your Shirt?

PowerHouse http://powerhouse.gmri.org Test Login: student/student The PowerHouse classroom education program connects Maine's 7th and 8th-grade students and their laptop computers to their household smart meters, enabling them to set savings goals and monitor daily, weekly, monthly and annual progress toward those goals. This capacity is enabled because every 7th and 8th-grader in Maine has his or her own laptop computer, ...more »

Submitted by (@tfarmer)

Link to Design: http://powerhouse.gmri.org

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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 »

Submitted by (@demleader)

Link to Design: http://www.homescore.org

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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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Link to Design: http://www.greenity.us

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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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Link to Design: http://www.powermarketa.com

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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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Link to Design: http://UseGreenEnergy.Today

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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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