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  • US-based energy software provider Opower is celebrating after it completed a successful IPO on Friday, raising around $116m before seeing its share price soar by 21 per cent on its first day of trading.The company, which specialises in providing energy data analytics software that allows utilities to inform customers about how much energy they are using, undertook the IPO on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPWR. Shares in the company immediately rose on the first day of trading from $19 a share to just over $23 a share, fuelling optimism that the market for clean tech IPOs is looking at its healthiest for some time.

    Opower shares surge 21 per cent in green IPO success

    April 7, 2014

  • Q: What’s the next plan for “Kurashi no Platform?”

    A: At first, we will fulfill the services of our core electricity business by using US Opower’s service to upgrade content such as the visualization of electricity, promotion of home appliances, and creation of energy saving suggestions. We would also like to be able to deliver the “web electricity meter bill” around July 2015 when automatic meter confirmation becomes available through Smart Meter.

    TEPCO Customer Service Company utilizes the Internet to get closer to households

    March 25, 2014

  • “Opower is headquartered in Virginia and delivers home energy reports. The reports are based on energy consumption of each customer.”

    Leading Role of Energy Conservation

    February 25, 2014

  • “The EU has set ambitious, even imposing, goals to combat climate change. The centrepiece of the 2030 framework -- a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions below 1990 levels -- is no small feat. This new emissions target has left some countries reeling and collectively asking: how can we possibly meet these targets?One option is energy efficiency: getting more out of the energy we use and cutting the amount of energy we waste. When efficiency programmes were introduced in the 1970s, they were mainly structural programmes that encouraged consumers to purchase more efficient appliances and to insulate their homes. But there’s arguably more efficiency potential in behaviour--by taking simple steps such as turning down the thermostat and turning off lights, people can deliver significant energy savings.   ”

    The greatest untapped energy resource: people

    February 6, 2014

  • “The problem of energy waste should be viewed in terms of behavior and habit entirely avoidable - such as leaving lights switched on unnecessarily and equipment - which added up over a long period of time lead to significant additional costs and emissions consistent. Opower , the U.S. leader in the field of energy savings, since 2007 has succeeded where decades of awareness campaigns and incentives have obtained insignificant results. How? Simply informing people what was in the bills of the energy consumption of their home compared with the average for the district. 

    The next bill is always greener. The cognitive approach to the green economy.

    February 4, 2014

  • “Dan Yates (36). The CEO of Opower is encouraging the world to save energy.”

    The US: Bearers of our Creation and Destruction

    January 1, 2014

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