September 17, 2015
FACT SHEET: Administration Announces New “Smart Cities” Initiative to Help Communities Tackle Local Challenges and Improve City Services
Accelerated Innovations is Part of National initiative: Today, the Administration is announcing a new “Smart Cities” Initiative that will invest over $160 million in federal research and leverage more than 25 new technology collaborations to help local communities tackle key challenges such as reducing traffic congestion, fighting crime, fostering economic growth, managing the effects of a changing climate, and improving the delivery of city services. The new initiative is part of this Administration’s overall commitment to target federal resources to meet local needs and support community-led solutions.
June 11, 2015
WeatherBug Home and Accelerated Innovations Team Up to Expand Delivery of Energy Efficiency Insights
Accelerated Innovations and WeatherBug ® Home are integrating their complementary technologies to provide utilities with a comprehensive consumer energy efficiency platform that provides detailed, customized energy usage insight and encourages reduced energy use. It does so while also increasing engagement and improving satisfaction via interactive energy-saving tools.
May 4, 2015
MyMeter® offers new option to PPEC members
“PPEC’s renewable system is comparable to an average member’s home and the MyMeter® software allows members to see how much electricity was generated via wind or solar compared to their own electrical usage. Essentially, by looking at the data, you’ll be able tell if installing a wind or solar unit is the right fit for your family,” he continued.
September 25, 2014
MyMeter® Provides Energy-Saving Tools to Homes and Businesses
On a sunny summer day in Los Angles, a thousand air conditioners might easily turn on at the exact same moment. That would elicit a surge of electrical power to get all of those compressors running, driving up what is known as peak demand.
September 4, 2014
Sustainable: Reducing energy use through behavioral science
The St. Paul-based company behind a Web portal that lets residential customers of utilities view their energy use recently achieved an important milestone. A third-party report released in July validated that the product, called “MyMeter™,” leads customers to make changes that reduce their utility bills.
September 3, 2014
MyMeter™ takes behavioral efficiency to commercial space
A third-party study by Illume Advising showed the Accelerated Innovations-developed MyMeter™ portal alters residential customers’ behaviors to create a 1.8% to 2.8% annual energy use reduction.
July 23, 2014
In Minnesota, ‘behavior’ programs show energy-saving results
As utilities seek to cut energy use, one of the tactics they’re employing is encouraging customers to modify their habits.
And while data is limited on how effective these so-called “behavior” programs are, some recent reports show promising results.
July 21, 2014
MyMeter™ customer KIUC talks renewables with members
By the end of 2015, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative will be close to meeting its goal of using renewable resources to generate 50 percent of the island’s electricity, the president and chief executive officer of the cooperative said Thursday. Speaking at the 12th annual meeting of cooperative members at Kauai Community College, David Bissell said the cooperative will soon begin receiving power from its 12-megawatt solar array near the old Koloa Mill. And in 2015, KIUC’s 12-megawatt solar array in Anahola will come online.
March 26, 2014
MyMeter™ Littlest User Contest
MyMeter™ and Wright Hennepin Electric partnered up to create the littlest user competition using MyMeter™ to track energy savings.