03 Apr '12, 8pm

Facebook and Opower Launch Social Energy App

Facebook and Opower Launch Social Energy App

social.opower.com /Screen capture Facebook is the ultimate tool for sharing our lives. We share photos of our kids, where and what we're eating, and now we can share our energy use. We reported last fall on Facebook's plans to partner with Opower and the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) to launch a "social energy" app that will let users share and compare their home energy consumption with their friends. Today, that app went live at social.opower.com . The app imports your energy data directly from your utility or, if your utility isn't one of the 16 participating , you can enter in your information manually. Your home's energy info is compared with your friends and with homes of similar size and those stats can be published in your feed, allowing a competitive game out of making energy reductions. The app also aims to foster discussions about energy efficiency on ...

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