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Data and Transparency are Key to Atlanta's Push for National Leadership in Building Efficiency Gains

April 22, 2015 by Jim Pierobon

Keys to Green Buildings in Atlanta

Amid the wave of hype about who’s saving this and who’s cutting that on this, the 45th Earth Day, is a move by the city of Atlanta to benchmark the energy performance of municipal and commercial buildings as part of a “comprehensive energy policy."[read more]

How Utilities Can Build Expertise with the Five V's of Data

March 10, 2015 by Christine Hertzog

There’s been a significant amount of hype about the Smart Grid’s four Vs of data – volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. But there’s a missing element to these discussions, and that’s the fifth V – the value of data. In the Age of the Prosumer, the value of data has profound implications for the utility sector.[read more]

How Long Until Tech Firms Have More Home Energy Data Than Utilities Do?

February 18, 2015 by Jeff St. John
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Utilities could face a “use it or lose it” dilemma with their data. Utilities have a lock on the energy data coming from their customers -- at least for now. But if they don’t start putting that data to use soon, they may find that they’ve been overtaken by tech firms.[read more]

Three Key Takeaways from the White House Energy Datapalooza

June 3, 2014 by Christine Hertzog

Last week I attended the White House Energy Datapalooza. It was an informational and inspirational gathering focused on data standards and demonstrations of applications that use a variety of energy data sources including Green Button data derived from smart meters.[read more]