16 Jun '11, 1pm

Mixed Greens: OPower Wants to Save a Terawatt Hour, ZETA Homes Pick up Steam and More: OPower announced its pl...

OPower announced its plan to save a terawatt-hour of energy by the end of 2012, the equivalent of the average annual energy usage of 100,000 U.S. homes. The company says it’s already more than one-third of the way there. The goal is lofty, but if the company continues to lock down utility clients at the rate it has in the last year, it’s certainly possible. However, stiff competition is coming on strong. Big players like Cisco, Google and General Electric all want to help consumers manage their home energy use . Other companies such as eMeter, EnergyHub and Tendril also have solutions to provide information to consumers. And that's just the (very) short list. If a recent White House policy framework becomes legislation, utilities could be required to provide information to their customers -- which would open up a market that is currently fragmented. It’s unlikely, however,...

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cleantechnica.com 19 Jun '11, 9pm

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