World Cup of Energy Efficiency

Gita Subramony for Zondits, June 23, 2014

Soccer’s biggest event, the FIFA World Cup, just got underway last week. Opower’s blog took this opportunity to not only compare soccer skills between countries, but energy efficiency success. They compare Brazil and Mexico; Japan and Columbia; and also the USA and Germany in terms of energy policies and savings achieved. Read the post to find out who won those match-ups.


2014 World Cup: 3 key matches that energy efficiency fans won’t want to miss

Outlier, June 17, 2014

In January, we conducted a comparative energy efficiency analysis of the NFL Super Bowl match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. While it was a close contest between the two cities — Seattle and Denver — we ultimately gave the edge to the Seahawks.

Now, we turn our attention to the world sports stage — for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As a company built on promoting energy savings, we couldn’t help but highlight a few key match-ups as they relate to countries’ energy efficiency efforts. Here are three games we’ll be watching closely.

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