Program Evaluation, Programs & Policy

Energy Consumption Data and the Grid of the Future

8 May , 2017  

energy consumption data

Utilities Should Sell Customer Electricity Data Lexington Institute, April 25, 2017 Digital technology is deployed on the electric grid to make it “smarter,” allowing two-way communication and the transferring of data. This enables customers to manage electricity costs and make the grid more reliable. Since new data is collected from sensors on the grid, sharing […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Orora Invests in Energy Management Plan

16 Feb , 2015  


Orora targets 15% energy savings Scoop Business, February 16, 2015 One of New Zealand’s leading manufacturers, Orora, aims to save up to 15% of its energy as part of an ambitious 3 year plan developed with the support of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Orora manufactures packaging for a large number of New […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Interest in Smart Thermostats Increasing

5 Jan , 2015  

Nest-Thermostat Smart Thermostats

Since 2013, the market for communicating and smart thermostats has exploded, according to Navigant Research, with 2014 seeing stronger traction with significant business activity in the form of mergers and acquisitions, international expansion, technological growth, and more conclusive evidence of cost-effectiveness.

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Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

New Energy Management Tool Allows Companies Monitor Real Time Energy Usage

8 Oct , 2014  


The tool, called the Energy Efficiency Monitoring, Analysis, Planning and Solutions, is developed by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology and can help companies monitor their energy usage in real time.

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Building Technology, Whole Building

The Energy Treasure Hunt: Identifying Whole Building Savings Opportunities

22 Sep , 2014  


Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and checklists are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA’s ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management.

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Nest: Google’s Foothold in Behavioral and Big Data Efficiency Markets

22 Jan , 2014  


Google may have found its long-sought path into the energy utility market with its acquisition of Nest Labs and the Nest Learning Thermostat.

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