20 Jan '12, 1pm

A Phone App for Turning Down the Thermostat

A Phone App for Turning Down the Thermostat By JIM WITKIN The White House hopes that someday soon everyone will be able to monitor and control their home energy usage, and lower their monthly utility bills, with a few swipes on a smartphone app. At least that’s the vision of the Green Button initiative , a recent White House effort to bring together the nation’s utilities, energy consumers and private industry to develop Internet and mobile phone-style technologies and business models aimed at reducing energy consumption. Tendril Tendril Energize allows homeowners to manage energy usage remotely. At an event on Wednesday in Silicon Valley, California’s three major utilities – Pacific Gas and Electric , San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison – became the first in the nation to announce they now support Green Button. Together the utilities serve about 10 mil...

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