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Simple Energy Launches Rebates-as-a-Service Platform

By Crawford Frazer on October 23, 2017

Simple Energy, the industry leader in utility-branded marketplaces, today introduced the new Rebates-as-a-Service (“RaaS”) Platform: the first platform to bring instant rebates to every place a utility’s customers make product or service purchases. RaaS allows customers to instantly validate and redeem rebates at the point of sale in both brick-and-mortar stores and other online channels. […]

SMUD Energy Store Launches

By Crawford Frazer on October 17, 2017

Simple Energy and SMUD have launched a new online Marketplace dedicated to providing SMUD customers with energy-saving products at affordable prices. SMUD Energy Store, available at smudenergystore.com, offers a variety of smart thermostats, connected home products, lighting products, water-saving products and outdoor living products. Many items come with instant online rebates, significantly reducing the out-of-pocket prices […]

We are all Dreamers #DefendDACA

By Yoav Lurie on September 6, 2017

The President’s decision to revoke the “Dreamers” program is a cruel and unnecessary violation of the core tenants of the American story. To understand it, I want to share a story: On October 25, 1985, a couple arrived in the United States with their three sons: ages 2, 5, and 7. They set out to […]

SMUD and Simple Energy Partner to Deliver Innovative Marketplace

By Crawford Frazer on June 13, 2017

SMUD, the sixth-largest community-owned electric service in the nation, has announced a new partnership with Simple Energy, the nation’s leading provider of utility-branded marketplaces. At launch, SMUD’s new marketplace will offer customers in the Sacramento region energy-related and smart-home products and services — with instant online rebates in the shopping cart — that can be […]

Case Study: Driving the Highest Rate of Transactions in the Industry

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The Undisputed Leader in Marketplace Transactions Simple Energy’s Marketplace consistently drives the highest rate of energy-saving product transactions in the U.S., for utilities such as Exelon Utilities, Southern Company, National Grid, Xcel Energy, Central Hudson Gas & Electric, and Orange & Rockland. Utility Goals In January of this year, a large Northeast IOU released their […]

Eight Global Utilities Select Simple Energy for Innovation Program

By Crawford Frazer on April 23, 2017

A consortium of eight of the leading global utilities has selected Simple Energy as one of the 12 companies for a new, first-of-its-kind innovation program. The utilities—AusNet Services, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), ESB Ireland (Electricity Supply Board), EDP (Energias de Portugal), innogy SE, Origin Energy, Singapore Power, and Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)—created […]

New Online Store Delivers Efficiency, Value and Choice to Gulf Power Customers

By Crawford Frazer on March 20, 2017

Southern Company expands utility online marketplace platform to a second service area, covering a combined 2.5 million residential customers Florida energy provider Gulf Power launched a new online marketplace this week that will connect its half a million customers with energy-efficient products, more choice and better value. Gulf Power customers can now visit Gulf Power […]

Simple Energy’s Marketplace Exceeds Xcel Energy Goals

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The Xcel Energy Store, powered by Simple Energy, is a utility-branded online storefront available to approximately 2.4 million Xcel Energy customers in Colorado and Minnesota. The e-commerce platform enables instant rebates on energy-efficient devices for customers upon checkout. During the Store’s pilot stage (2015-16), the utility’s focus was solely on wi-fi thermostat sales—and subsequently enrolling […]