Apps for Energy II

Submitted by (@thomaslee)

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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Submitted by (@jonesjudge95)

Home Energy Score API

We propose a Home Energy Score API to allow home buyers and renters to know the energy performance of a home as part of the purchasing or rental decision. The home energy score should be available on home purchasing sites like MLS, Realtor.com, and Zillow and on apartment rental sites like Rent.com, Airbnb.com and Apartments.com. This information should be as easily accessible as the miles per gallon rating on vehicles ...more »

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Submitted by (@sureshkito)

PRODUCTION OF WIND MILL ENERGY FROM EXHAUST FAN OF A/C BUILDINGS

I am suresh kumar, an income tax officer in chandigarh. I am working in a centrally A/C building . I got the idea of using the exhaust wind of Air conditioning plant to rotate the turbine for producing energy ,there will be an Energy revolution in the areas where there is no wind mill due to lack of constant flow of wind. Till date the wind mill works in only coastal areas and not in places away from coastel regions. ...more »

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Submitted by (@roacobb)

C.U.R.E.

Consumer United Renewable Energy (CURE). The idea would center around datasets that contain information on renewable energy sources specific to regions that provide consumers the necessary information on which services to use. Imagine moving to Denver, CO and having the ability to find out how many of your neighbors are using solar, wind, or hydro-electric services for their homes. Also, imagine the ability to choose ...more »

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Submitted by (@ben0001)

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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Submitted by (@henry.brown)

Microgrids for Server farms

I manage a server farm for State of NM. Google, NSA and others use large server rooms to manage web based data. A standardized public domain power modeling tool is needed at their sites to manage their zones of control. We created a model of power resources for the farm using public software. Power grids in the Southwest US depend on natural gas for peak loading in summer. http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/GeneMachine/718595 ...more »

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Submitted by (@samccone)

Home Energy Hunt

Looking for a place to buy or rent is a difficult task. There are many things to take into account, location, rent, and neighborhood to note a few. The one thing that is missing in this list tho is the cost of energy. Energy costs represent a significant monthly expense that few people take into account when calculating whether or not they can afford a given place. Home Energy Hunt was created out of a need to add energy ...more »

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Submitted by (@rspies)

Carbon Consumption Comparison Project Opportunity (aka C3PO)

Carbon Consumption Comparison Project Opportunity (aka C3PO) or “How Clean Is Your Shirt?” Background: Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI), in collaboration with Central Maine Power Company (CMP) and Tilson, Inc. have developed the PowerHouse Student Online Learning Environment (SOLE), a student-focused energy education program to affect household attitudes and behaviors toward energy consumption patterns. PowerHouse ...more »

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Submitted by (@jacek.szamrej)

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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Submitted by (@eneshosgor)

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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Submitted by (@henry.brown)

Air Conditioning causes Diabetes and Global Debt

Air conditioning (AC) and the sedentary lifestyle have created a diabetes epidemic consuming US Federal budget via Medicaid and chronic disease. Use DOE/NIH data to show the growth of disease after the introduction of AC in 1960's. 1/3 of US will be diabetic in 2050 bankrupting US budget through AC caused chronic disease. Build a model of AC taking over the world economy as sedentary lifestyle condemns future generations ...more »

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Submitted by (@artur2d2)

Gasoline and diesel price app

This app would show the price of the gasoline or diesel, depending on the region of the United States the user is. The location may be set up manually of by use of the GPS. It may also be shown the map of the US with the different prices on the market for each State. If the person is going to travel, the app could show the best route based on factors such as time of travell or distance, price of gasoline or diesel and ...more »

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