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.
January 22, 2014
MyMeter™ turns Beltrami Electric members into conservation partners
Behavior-based energy-efficiency programs are, if not the final frontier, a country that utilities have only begun to explore, and Beltrami Electric Cooperative in Bemidji, Minn., is an early pioneer.
November 27, 2012
Smart energy technology gains a toehold in Minnesota
Electric utilities across the state are offering mobile apps and online portals for energy conservation. Minnesota is emerging as a leading market for advanced technology to help consumers cut their electric bills. At a time of rising electricity rates, the technology promises ways to closely monitor power consumption and to reduce monthly bills.
November 27, 2012
Video – New “smart energy technology” helping customers track costs
Pelican Rapids, MN (WDAY TV) – We’ve all sat down with our monthly electric bill and questioned the numbers in front of us, but now something called “smart energy technology” is helping power companies and its customers track monthly, daily, and hourly usage in the home.