App/Services "Killer Ideas"

Submitted by (@duesty)

Residential demand response using Smart Meters

Many environmental and economic benefits of the smart grid have yet to be realized by residential users. One of the most promising smart grid technologies is demand response in which load reductions supplant the need to spin up expensive and carbon intensive “peaker plants”. While common in commercial and industrial sectors, demand response has not penetrated the residential market. Current residential demand response ...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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Using Existing Datasets

Submitted by (@nathanddees)

Spend on Solar

My video describes a mathematical model which predicts which states would best host new solar energy rooftop photovoltaic system installation businesses. It is meant to promote efficient growth of the solar energy market.

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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 (@khanghulam)

Energy Conscious App

We need to make web and smart phone app to bring energy awareness to our citizens. An App that is capable of showing various energy users in residential, commercial and industrial settings and their profiles with user interactions for changing the time span to hours, shifts, month, season, years, hours of operation to other variable depending on the energy user type (example HVAC Energy curves depending upon outside ...more »

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Submitted by (@optizen)

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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Submitted by (@ian0001)

Oroeco - Earn rewards for living your values!

In our globalized world we are increasingly removed from the production systems that create the products and services we use everyday. Each dollar we spend and invest has social and environmental impacts linked to global supply chains we depend upon, we just can’t easily see these impacts, compare choices and add everything up. We’re voting with our wallets every day, but we don’t really know what we’re voting for and ...more »

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Submitted by (@john.rutherford)

Power Gambit: A country-wide energy prospecting game

How can we engage the public with the available storehouse of energy data? Visualizations and infographics are compelling, but rarely incorporate a call to action. Given the right tools to access this data, engaged citizens could potentially find solutions to rising energy demands. Crowd sourcing new plans for energy generation on a local level could inform policy and commercial decisions. The Power Gambit app would ...more »

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Submitted by (@angi616)

Comparing electricity bills on your next apartment hunt

One of the most important considerations in an apartment hunt is the comparison of utilities (electricity, water, cable/internet) costs at different apartment units. We propose a way to leverage existing Green Button data and make the comparison of electricity costs at different apartment units more comprehensive and user-friendly. There are two important metrics when comparing between candidate apartments: the total ...more »

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Submitted by (@datacapable)

A Need To Localize - "Killer Idea"

Killer Idea: A Need To Localize 14 Million people speaking 311 languages. Meet the United States. The land of opportunity. But when the power goes out, are utilities embracing opportunity? It's been the challenge since Edison fired up the first generator. How do we connect to all those customers. It's time to embrace change. Leverage mobile tools, code localisation and connect to those customers and languages we've ...more »

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Open Data By Design

Submitted by (@curtis)

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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