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DOE SunShot’s 1st Hackathon

This week at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Anaheim, the SunShot Initiative hosted its first ever Hackathon. The event featured 6 teams putting together apps with data provided by Geostellar, NREL, Sun Number, Solar Nexus and Genability. With just 24 hours, the hackers were told to build an app that focused on 1 of […]

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GreenDreams – Write Code, Save the Planet

In honor of Earth Day and coinciding with EcoHackNY, our friends over at Brighter Planet launched GreenDreams, APIs for the Environment.  The new API compendium gives sample code, documentation and assistance for developers interested in creating APIs for the environment.  Having been a participant at a number of green hackathons, Brighter Planet wanted to create something for the developer […]

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What do Boston & Boulder have in common?

No idea.  But both cities are hosts to two upcoming Cleanweb Hackathons!  Genability is proud to announce that we again are sponsors of these hackathons and want you there.  For all developers, this is your chance to shine (oh, and win some money).  The details of the two hacks are below.  If you’re interested in […]

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Cleanweb: After the Hack

It was a great weekend at the NYC Cleanweb Hackathon.  Genability is proud to have been a sponsor to the standing room only event that gathered over 100 developers, an impressive panel of judges and special guest Aneesh Chopra, United States Chief Technology Officer.  Fifteen teams, including Genability’s team WattQuiz, presented their hacks and received […]

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Cleanweb Hackathon 2012

We are thrilled to be a sponsor at the upcoming Cleanweb hackathon in New York.  The event will be the weekend of 1/21 – 1/22 and, among others, is being organized by Spring Ventures and Dynamo who did a great job with organizing the first Cleanweb in San Francisco this fall.  Check out our Apps […]

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How to use our APIs

Check out these videos, for a quick and dirty overview of using our RESTful APIs including using the Price method, getting Tariff data and getting Load Serving Entity data. Price Get a point-in-time price of any tariff.   Tariffs Get the details of any electricity tariff within the U.S. (residential, commercial & industrial)   Load […]

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Price Response Mash-up

Within the next 2 years, approximately 220,000 mid-sized medium and 1,000,000 small commercial accounts will be defaulted onto Critical Peak Pricing in California alone. Smart hackers at the CleanWeb Hackathon can mash-up our Electricity Pricing APIs, with (shiny new, private-alpha) Demand Response APIs from our partners at Joule Assets. The possibilities are quite awesome, and […]

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Real-time Energy Mash-up

Our friends at Rainforest Automation have a pretty cool schtick: the RAVEn. About the size of a memory stick, it wirelessly grabs data from your smart meter. Plug-it-in to your computer’s USB port, and you can track your energy consumption, real-time (most utilities provide only day-old data, even with SmartMeters ™ enabled). One cool mash-up […]

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Carbon Hack

Our friends at AMEE also have a cool API, with a focus on Carbon data (and other GHGs). Since our focus is on Energy Pricing Data, the combined possibilities are really quite exciting. (We hope that developers at the CleanWeb Hack next weekend in San Francisco will mash-up some cool hacks with our combined APIs) […]

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Open Energy Datasets

As we ramp up for the CleanWeb Hackathon that we are sponsoring here in San Francisco, September 9 thru 11, we have assembled a list of open datasets for energy. Here they are in list form, please feel free to distribute them widely, and to mash them up with our electricity pricing database and other […]

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