Cooperation at an all new level: Obama Announces Clean Power Plan

By Yoav Lurie on August 4, 2015

What the Clean Power Plan means for the electric utility industry, and how innovative partners at the state and technology level can help. Arguably the most aggressive environmental regulation in United States history, the Clean Power Plan (CPP) presented by President Barack Obama along with Gina McCarthy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, will bring […]

Iberdrola USA Partners with Simple Energy to Implement E-Commerce Energy in New York

By Yoav Lurie on July 21, 2015

PRESS RELEASE Boulder, CO — July 21, 2015 – Simple Energy, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that uses behavioral science, big data analytics, and digital marketing to educate and empower consumers on energy consumption, and Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, S.A., an energy service and delivery company, recently announced a proposed partnership as part of […]

Outsmart the heat: Learn the benefits of a smart thermostat

By Yoav Lurie on June 29, 2015

How smart thermostats save you energy and money Sounds like a buzzword — “smart thermostats” — right? Just another technology trend that is going to disappear as fast as it arrived. Well, not exactly. Check in with your local utility to find out what rebate programs may be available in your area for energy-efficiency household […]

What is Demand Response?

By Yoav Lurie on June 18, 2015

AKA Peak Events or Peak Hours — Learn what it means for you, the grid, and your electric bill Hotter temps outside mean many of us will be turning to air conditioning and other devices to stay cool inside this summer. All this electric-powered cooling puts a lot of strain on the electric grid, and […]

Simple Energy CEO Selected as Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

By Yoav Lurie on June 5, 2015

Simple Energy is honored to have our own CEO and Founder Yoav Lurie selected as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards, which recognizes the entrepreneurs that have made significant achievements and taken the road less traveled to launch new companies, open new markets and fuel job growth. CEO and Founder of […]

In the News Recap: Denver Water Takes Jay-Z to Task Over Water Cost

By Yoav Lurie on June 1, 2015

Last week, Denver Water wrote an open letter to Jay-Z in response to his recent New York Times interview in which he said “water is free….you should drink free water from the tap.” In the open letter, Denver Water corrected him, saying not only is water not free, but “some people can’t pay their water […]

Pedal to the Energy-Efficient Metal

By Yoav Lurie on May 15, 2015

Commuting to work is never fun, but it can be made a bit more interesting if you hop on the saddle and take the bike into the office. Bike to Work Week, celebrated throughout the United States May 11-15, is just the time to kick a good habit into gear. Colorado, known for its active […]

3 Takeaways from CS Week 39

By Yoav Lurie on May 8, 2015

CS Week 39 in Charlotte, NC was a great time. Take a look inside our notebook to see what the industry is talking about. Here are some notes we took on the latest industry happenings:   Customer engagement is not just a trend in the industry, but the new industry norm. Utility customers expect more than […]