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Why Are There No 'Unicorn' Energy Tech Startups?

Seyi Fabode | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

Opower, the shining light of energy usage management and behavior modification, is being bought by Oracle for (what would otherwise be) a whopping $53...

Corporate Social Responsibility Matters: How One Company Is Changing the World

Ryan Rudominer | Posted 03.02.2017 | Business
Ryan Rudominer

These days, the public is demanding more than ever from brands they buy from--and increasingly it is rewarding companies whose services and products are both good for them and good for society.

Who Will Win Super Bowl XLIX: A Showdown In Energy Efficiency Between New England And Seattle

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 01.29.2015 | Green

In a matchup that Opower calls the Efficiency Bowl, the company examined the two regions across 11 diverse categories, with a focus on technology, utility customer engagement, clean energy and transportation.

When Fun & Games Mean Serious Impact

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

Games -- they're fun, enjoyable and rewarding. Whether they're designed and labeled as serious or casual, games take the pressure off of learning and giving, making them instrumental drivers of social impact.

I Got Religion: And It's Energy Efficiency!

Brian F. Keane | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Consider this - practically everyone reading these words right now lives in a home that is more energy efficient than the home you grew up in. It's j...

Charging iPhone Costs How Much Per Year?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.15.2012 | Technology

Spare change, anyone? That's all it costs to charge your smartphone for a year. The iPhone 5 requires a mere 41 cents annually to juice up once a d...

Facebook Unveils Energy-Saving Social App

TechCrunch | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

Facebook, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and clean tech startup Opower are today announcing a partnership to develop a new social networ...

Eco Etiquette: Do You Have Green Fatigue?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. It seems like all you hea...