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

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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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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LocalData: Energy

LocalData: Energy is an app developed to digitally collect and assess data in the urban environment on building performance indicators in real time. A simple and easy way to collect data, LocalData: Energy allows users to collect quantitative, qualitative and image data using a smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android). By adding new data to a map, users can quickly enhance existing energy assessment data sets, create new ...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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Cost of Weather Today

Estimate today's Cost of Heating and Cooling based on Home Energy Score , Thermostat preferences , Current Whether Conditions and primary House attributes. The Application is a HTML 5 web app which runs alike on Mobile Devices as well as Desktops. It uses Geo Location feature to locate the User, National Weather service API to find current wheather and uses intutive guesses to provide a rough estimate without any major ...more »

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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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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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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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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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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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myGB - personalized energy saving tool

myGB - personalized energy saving tool URL: https://therajorganization.com/mygb/ APPLICATION DESCRIPTION myGB is a web-based rapid and intuitive tool for analyzing Green Button data - it analyzes past energy usage to help formulate a future energy plan. HOW IT WORKS myGB works in four simple steps: 1. Upload a Green Button data file. 2. Visualize the Green Button data. 3. Analyze the key consumption results. 4. Create ...more »

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