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IDEA 06

PROVIDE ENERGY DATA IN APP-FRIENDLY FORMAT

A utility provides its residential customers the ability to download their energy usage data or share access to it with others in the standard Green Button format created by USDOE and utilities, thereby providing a scalable market to entrepreneurial software developers to create applications that help people monitor and manage their energy usage.

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IDEA 07

CREATE EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS FOR SMALLER UTILTIES

The Governor’s Office of Energy Policy or a non-profit organization offers and administers energy efficiency programs for customers of multiple small utilities in Arizona. The utilities cooperatively fund the programs through ratepayer fees.

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