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You + Pecan Street BluWater = Water for Our Future

One of the greatest challenges we face is making sure there is enough water for our future. Fortunately, university researchers and water utilities are joining forces to solve that challenge. Here is your chance to join them, from the comfort of your home and with the convenience of your mobile phone.
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Pecan Street Seeks Data Analyst

Pecan Street Inc. seeks a data analyst to be part of its award-winning team innovating solutions for intelligent energy management and drought mitigation. The selected candidate will work with the nation’s largest research database on customer electricity use, water consumption, solar panel generation and electric vehicle charging, joining a talented team that has deep experience…

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IoT and Big Data: The Dichotomy between Too Much and Too Little

McCracken and his team built Dataport, the world’s largest source of disaggregated customer energy data for university researchers around the world. “We’ve taken a consumer-grade data measurement tool for solar panels, and are using it to operate the world’s largest research database on customer energy use,” he says.

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Could smart water meters one day be the norm in Austin?

With the “Blue Cube” developed by Pecan Street, there’s no need to change out the whole meter. Instead, a new register, with a plug for a transmitter that would send signals to the cube in the customer’s home, is placed on top of the existing meter body. And Pecan Street is working on an even simpler solution: a ring that could fit around any register and links up to a transmitter.

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