Gallery: Facebook to Launch New Energy Efficiency App in 2012


Facebook just announced that it will partner with Opower and the National Resources Defense Council to launch a new energy efficiency Facebook app in 2012. Users of the app will be able to log into a nationwide network to share their energy usage with other homes around the country. The app will enable users to compare their energy consumption, share tips to decrease power use, and participate in online contests that encourage energy efficiency.

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  1. Mikkaworks Organics October 24, 2011 at 5:09 am

    Yay! Another feel-good toy to waste time on while making minimal or no real changes.

  2. Buildingwell October 20, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    This new app from Facebook and Opower sounds like it has the potential to really bring home energy efficiency… home. Not only will users be able to share how well (or poorly) their homes are performing, but the contest element will encourage users to make improvements to their home. It will be interesting to watch the opt-in and usage rate of this app.

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