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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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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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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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 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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ENACT

Executive summary: enACT offers a SaaS-based marketplace for homeowners to find energy upgrade investments, service providers and financing. enACT is not only an customer origination platform but also a powerful marketing analytics and CRM platform for a broad range of partners. The problem: Home energy retrofits including clean energy creates huge value (on average $1000 savings per year), and is a $10 billion per ...more »

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

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Kilowattscore.com

KilowattScore.Com (KWS.Com) is a Green Button Application that addresses the

three key featured inputs including; providing a homeowner the ability to compare their energy

usage against similar homes, a scoring model which uses historic energy consumption trends to

justify efficiency upgrades and a gamification feature which allows users to earn points for

energy consumption.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 »

Submitted by (@annaschneider)

Link to Design : http://api.watttime.org/

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