Open Data By Design

Open Data By Design challenges design-minded people to help the public find new value in DOE and other Featured Input energy data through visualization, infographics, design, formatting and standardization.

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Ohmconnect

Ohmconnect connects smart devices to the smart grid. By combining wi-fi controlled devices, such as a thermostats, smart strips, and electric cars with ISO market signals, Ohmconnect has created the first residential economic / supply-side demand response platform. When an event is issued, a signal is sent to these various devices (or as a text-message for those who participate manually) to turn off for 15 minutes - ...more »

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Construction Performance Measurement Dashboard using XBRL-CET

The initial Green Button established a formally adopted Smart Meter Data Set that prompted the development of a wide range of new applications to perform analytics on energy usage to better manage consumption. Our prototype application is designed to promote the same level of innovation in application development by demonstrating the potential of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) for building the Smart Grid, ...more »

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Quesadilla

http://mdahlhausen.github.io/quesadilla/ Quesadilla is an interactive visualization of energy flows in the United States. It incorporates historic data from 1949, projected data to 2040, and includes energy flows from energy extraction method through to sector end-use, where available. This gives users an understanding of how energy is used in the U.S., and how this changes over time. It is intended as an improvement ...more »

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EnergyBill.com Green Button Data Leveraging

This is a design concept for taking advantage of Green Button energy consumption data, and making it available to consumers in a way that is useful to them and also easy for them to understand. Right now there are a lot of different data sources that are available to consumers, but the problem is that by themselves those data sets are of limited value and there is currently no way to correlate them together. Green ...more »

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Green Energy Performance Index

New method of calculating KPI for electric energy usage and generation regardless of usage/generation volume Promotes using green energy and generating electric energy Uses Green Button data with bi-directional energy flow Can be used for building consumer communication programs and promoting green energy Formulated as a sum of UGET (usage) and MGET (generation) GEPI pilot is available at http://UseGreenEnergy.Today ...more »

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Oroeco - Turning Green to Gold

Oroeco is the world’s first automated personal carbon tracking and rewards system. Oroeco users get a holistic view of the life cycle carbon emissions of all of their lifestyle choices, including both purchasing and energy use. We do this by combining a user’s Mint.com data with life cyle assessment (LCA) carbon impacts for each transaction, with calculations automatically populated with American averages that are further ...more »

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Vivergy

Vivergy LLC is an early-stage software start-up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company produces a web and mobile platform that allows individual users to score their contribution to local health issues, such as childhood asthma, due to air pollution. After learning their score, users discover a number of opportunities to reduce local air pollution through personal reductions in energy consumption. The platform uses a series ...more »

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Green Button Energy Report

Even though consumers can get information about their energy usage from their energy bills and online usage profiles, it's still hard to see specific behavioral trends that can't be shown in a time series. This project is an attempt at providing an energy report that allows users to discover trends based on their behavior. This is achieved by showing usage not only on a time axis, but also grouped by hour of day. The ...more »

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GreenButton enabled Solar Energy and Efficiency project quotes

ENACT offers a software-as-a-service (SaaS) play for the building energy services industry. ENACT’s SaaS platform increases efficiencies in sales and financing processes by automating channel functions that have thus far been manual. enACT’s patent pending platform reduces installed costs and promotes network effects by getting installers, financiers and OEMs for a category on the same workflow engine, now made possible ...more »

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The Wind Number

Most Americans don’t like being told what time of day they should use electricity, even though meeting their demand is going to get expensive as more renewables are integrated into the electrical grid. Popular reaction to load shifting ranges from procrastination to disinterest to outright rejection of the very idea of it. Yet survey after survey indicates that Americans would choose clean energy over fossil fuels if ...more »

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