Pecan Street Inc. http://www.pecanstreet.org We provide utilities, technology companies and university researchers access to the world’s best data on consumer energy and water consumption behavior, testing and verification of technology solutions, and commercialization services to help them bring their innovations to market faster. Tue, 22 May 2018 18:37:17 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Press Release: Pecan Street Releases Powerful Residential Electricity Dataset with Potential to Revolutionize Electricity Management http://www.pecanstreet.org/2018/03/press-release-pecan-street-releases-powerful-residential-electricity-dataset-with-potential-to-revolutionize-electricity-management/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 14:25:09 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4709 Pecan Street Releases Powerful Residential Electricity Dataset with Potential to Revolutionize Electricity Management One-Second Data Gives Unprecedented Insight into Electricity Use and Generation (AUSTIN, TX – March 29, 2018) — Pecan Street Inc. has released a groundbreaking dataset containing one year of one-second interval consumer electricity data collected through its volunteer residential research network. The…

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Press Release: Pecan Street Inc. Names Suzanne Russo CEO http://www.pecanstreet.org/2018/03/russo-ceo/ Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:30:07 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4686 The board of directors of Austin-based research organization Pecan Street Inc. has named Suzanne Russo chief executive officer effective March 1. Russo joined Pecan Street in 2010 and has served in several roles, including chief of staff and chief operating officer. Prior to joining Pecan Street, she led the development of green building and sustainable retrofit standards for the New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development and earned her master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Press Release: Pecan Street PLATFORM Provides Testing, Validation and Market Entry Support for Energy Tech Startups http://www.pecanstreet.org/2018/01/pecan-street-platform-provides-testing-validation-and-market-entry-support-for-energy-tech-startups/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:33:39 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4642 Texas-based Pecan Street Inc. is now accepting applications from energy technology startups for its new PLATFORM program. Designed to leverage Pecan Street’s groundbreaking research on residential and small business electricity and water use, PLATFORM integrates data-driven market intelligence, product development and validation, rapid prototyping, and collaboration with venture funding and energy industry executives.

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Attention startups! Apply to be part of Pecan Street’s PLATFORM for Product Launch http://www.pecanstreet.org/2017/12/attention-startups-apply-to-be-part-of-pecan-streets-platform-for-product-launch/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:42:13 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4607 Start-ups with a clean energy hardware innovation targeted at the residential or small commercial sectors and who have a functioning prototype can learn more and apply here.

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EDF Uses Pecan Street Data to Show Solar and EVs Cut Emissions and Water Use http://www.pecanstreet.org/2017/12/edf-uses-pecan-street-data-to-show-solar-and-evs-cut-emissions-and-water-use/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:27:03 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4619 Research conducted by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) found that homes with residential solar and electric vehicles generate fewer greenhouse gas emissions and use less water than homes powered solely by the grid. The research used data from homes in Austin participating in Pecan Street's energy research.

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Pecan Street Opens Student Research Competition http://www.pecanstreet.org/2017/07/pecan-street-opens-student-research-competition/ Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:14:49 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4557 Pecan Street is hosting its second student research competition. Awards totaling $10,000 will be made to students that develop the most impactful research using Pecan Street's unique dataset to answer a question of critical importance to industry.

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Energy Research Organization Testing New Waters http://www.pecanstreet.org/2017/03/energy-research-organization-testing-new-waters/ Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:39:02 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4469 Pecan Street uses a smart-grid system, an electricity supply network that uses newly developed technologies, to detect and communicate changes in the use of electricity, gas and, most recently, water. Pecan Street provides researchers and organizations energy use data to manage electricity demand and encourage sustainable practices.

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UT Inventor John Goodenough on Verge of Another Revolution in Battery Tech http://www.pecanstreet.org/2017/03/ut-inventor-john-goodenough-on-verge-of-another-revolution-in-battery-tech/ Wed, 01 Mar 2017 18:50:34 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4456 More generally, the new battery could also help on the business side, for instance by enhancing the range of trucks. “It’s a plus across the board,” said Scott Hinson, the director of engineering for Pecan Street Inc., an Austin-based consortium trying to introduce new water-and-energy-use technologies into everyday life.

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Home Is Where the Smart Is: First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals Importance of Smart Technology and Low-Water Clean Energy http://www.pecanstreet.org/2016/11/home-is-where-the-smart-is-first-of-its-kind-study-reveals-importance-of-smart-technology-and-low-water-clean-energy/ Mon, 07 Nov 2016 22:11:34 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4372 Home Is Where the Smart Is: First-of-its-Kind Study Reveals Importance of Smart Technology and Low-Water Clean Energy November 1, 2016 by Kate Zerrenner, EDF, and Dustin McCartney, Senior Data Analyst, Pecan Street Originally published on EDF’s Texas Clean Air Matters blog. Have you ever thought about how much water your dryer needs to dry your clothes? (And no, I…

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Solar Power On Brink Of Huge Boom, Social Research Indicates http://www.pecanstreet.org/2016/10/solar-power-on-brink-of-huge-boom-social-research-indicates/ Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:02:58 +0000 http://www.pecanstreet.org/?p=4355 Solar power stands at the precipice of explosive growth, according to Brewster McCracken, CEO of Pecan Street, a research institute located in Austin, Texas, that focuses on the utility industry.

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