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#FF #EnergyEfficiency: 10 organisations to follow on Twitter

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Twitter.com

 

There are 645,750,000 Twitter users over the World. And about one third of them are active users. Millions of them tweet about Energy on a daily basis, and certainly a significant number of them about Energy Efficiency. Hard to find the right accounts to follow when you want to stay up to date.

 

 

If Energy Efficiency does matter for you, here are 10 Twitter Accounts you should follow:

  1. The Energy Collective 
  2. EEIP 
  3. AllianceToSaveEnergy 
  4. Green Tech Media Inc 
  5. EnerNOC 
  6. NOESIS 
Smart Metering illustration

By the way, what’s a smart meter?

Smart Metering illustration

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Everybody talk about Smart Meters. But practically speaking, what the hell is that? We all see what a meter is. It’s a stuff that measures something, in particular electricity, but not only. However, what’s the difference between Smart Energy and a Smart meter? What makes a meter “smart”? What are the benefits for customers? Why are the traditional meters being replaced with smart meters?

A smart meter is a digital electric meter often equipped with wireless communications technology. This allows Consumers Energy to communicate with smart meters remotely so that certain service requests can be completed faster, such as meter reading, service connections and outage notifications.

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A drop of information can make the difference

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WBCSD

A common thought within the Energy sector is that the vast majority of end-customers (B2B, B2C and B2B2C) doesn’t know how much they consume and spend on energy. Surprising? not really. Energy prices used to be quite low historically and, except for energy-intensive companies, they turn to be far from being the first budget item.

However, it clearly gives a clue on how far energy management based decisions are from commonplace. Yet, energy awareness is a key item to understand the initial opportunity,  design a project, and verify whether you’re actually saving energy. Let’s how a drop of good information can help raise some determinant Energy Efficiency barriers.