Delmarva Power and Simple Energy Challenge Customers to Save Energy for Schools

Delmarva Power recently launched the Delmarva Energy Challenge, a pilot program, to 56,000 eligible residential customers in Wilmington, DE.  The Energy Challenge is an energy saving game that gives customers a fun way to compete with their friends and neighbors to save energy and win prizes for themselves as well as their favorite Wilmington, Delaware,…

Simple Energy expands to larger office space

This month, Simple Energy moved to a new office space in downtown Boulder, expanding into a larger space as the team continues to grow. With momentum building for several larger partnerships this year, the company is committed to continued support of a rapidly increasing organization, as well as providing additional space for other members of…

From Microgrids to Smart Meters, Sempra Pushes Energy Tech

As part of its “Most Connected Companies” series, US News featured Simple Energy customer SDG&E. Highlighting Simple Energy’s work with the utility, US News notes, “Through a partnership with Boulder, Colo.-based Simple Energy, a software company, it held a contest last year in which 200 customers competed via an online game platform to save the…

The Perfected Self

“At Palo Alto’s storied University Coffee Cafe, I recently found myself sitting next to a young fellow named Yoav Lurie, who turned out to be running a Boulder-based company called Simple Energy, which uses Facebook as a social-reinforcement tool for conserving energy by tracking, sharing, and reinforcing certain behaviors. The product, like many of its…

Simple Energy hires new COO Bud Vos, formerly of Comverge

Today in Boulder, Simple Energy announced that Bud Vos has joined the team as the company’s new chief operating officer, bringing over 15 years of experience driving rapid growth and innovative product strategy for leading smart grid companies. This strategic hire is the latest in a series of developments positioning Simple Energy to become an…

Social marketing for startups: what’s the secret sauce?

As many people around town are no doubt aware, Boulder Startup Week is rapidly approaching, with just a few shorts days left before the excitement of hackathons, craft beer parties, cruiser bike rides, and more begins. Here to discuss social marketing for startups, a topic that is at once simple and complicated, Simple Energy’s very…

Smart grid study: reliability important to all consumers

A new consumer smart grid study sponsored by the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative found that across all customer segments, grid reliability is extremely important, with many consumers willing to pay extra every month in exchange for increased reliability. “A smart grid that senses problems and reroutes power automatically, preventing some outages and reducing the length…

More support for Green Button: over 30 million households

Today the White House announced growing support for the already popular Green Button, with new industry commitments to the initiative bringing the new total of energy customers who will be able to download their energy use information to over 30 million households. Green Button is an industry-led effort that enables electricity customers to download information…