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How much does it cost to charge an iPhone 6? A remarkably slender $0.47 per year

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This neat data algorithm unlocks the power of smart grid technology—without using smart meters

5 TWH Our Thinking

We’ve now saved 5 terawatt-hours. That’s enough energy to power New Hampshire for a year.

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Behavioral Demand Response reduced peak demand by up to 5% this summer. Here’s what that means for all 50 states.

  • By Kevin Hamilton and Tom Mercer
  • October 24, 2014

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What’s the mechanism behind the magic of a Home Energy Report? Researchers went looking. Here’s what they found.

  • By Casey Davis-Van Atta
  • October 22, 2014


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Greentech Media asked this Opower expert 5 questions about what’s next for utilities. These were her answers.

  • By Aaron Tinjum
  • October 21, 2014


It’s no secret: the utility industry is changing fast.

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