Green Button Initiative
April 1, 2012
President Obama made an announcement related to NREL's Green Button efforts. Some highlights include:
- The Utility Access Map has been launched and is mentioned in the Green Button press release. This app allows utility companies to answer questions about the accessibility of their consumers' energy use data, and the results are displayed on a live map on OpenEI.
- The Apps for Energy Challenge was announced, which challenges developers to create apps that uses utility data to help consumers use less energy. In support of this, the Green Button Developer Page was created.
- All available Green Button Apps are accessed on OpenEI.
- Smartgrid.gov highlights Green Button information.