Unprecedented Results for Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Since launching Marketplace, Simple Energy has proven to be far and away the industry leader in driving online energy-saving product transactions. And during the 2017 Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales period, we delivered our most spectacular results yet. In just 12 days, Simple Energy enabled more than 29,000 orders for smart thermostats, LED lights,…

The Future of Clean Energy is at Risk

The tax bills currently making their way through Congress have dire implications for the future of the renewable energy industry in the United States, and in turn, the future of our world’s environment. With a mission to enable people to take energy-wise actions, Simple Energy has witnessed the power of the adoption of energy-efficient products…

Simple Energy Launches Rebates-as-a-Service Platform

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

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

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

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…

Eight Global Utilities Select Simple Energy for Innovation Program

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…

Simple Energy’s Marketplace Exceeds Xcel Energy Goals

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…