Leveraging Free Data for Energy Savings: Schneider Electric

July 22, 2014
Schneider Electric has teamed up with Pepco to take advantage of the Green Button Connect My Data program, which stems from the DOE’s request to utilities to make available utility data to encourage innovation by third parties.

Schneider Electric has teamed up with Pepco to take advantage of the Green Button Connect My Data program, which stems from the DOE’s request to utilities to make available utility data to encourage innovation by third parties. While some utilities have not yet responded to the DOE request, Pepco is enthusiastically opening up its data in this project. Paul Hamilton, vice president, government relations, Schneider Electric, and Greg Thompson, manager, smart grid offers at Schneider Electric, explain in this podcast interview.

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Lisa Cohn | Contributing Editor

I focus on the West Coast and Midwest. Email me at [email protected]

I’ve been writing about energy for more than 20 years, and my stories have appeared in EnergyBiz, SNL Financial, Mother Earth News, Natural Home Magazine, Horizon Air Magazine, Oregon Business, Open Spaces, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, Renewable Energy World, Windpower Monthly and other publications. I’m also a former stringer for the Platts/McGraw-Hill energy publications. I began my career covering energy and environment for The Cape Cod Times, where Elisa Wood also was a reporter. I’ve received numerous writing awards from national, regional and local organizations, including Pacific Northwest Writers Association, Willamette Writers, Associated Oregon Industries, and the Voice of Youth Advocates. I first became interested in energy as a student at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, where I helped design and build a solar house.

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