Scott Hinson

Scott Hinson

Scott Hinson is chief technology officer at Pecan Street Inc. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Pecan Street conducts groundbreaking data research, product testing and policy analysis that accelerate the development and deployment of innovative climate and conservation solutions.

COVID Five Months in: A Sustained Increase in Residential Electricity

By Scott Hinson, chief technology officer, Pecan Street – Pecan Street has been monitoring electricity use and generation from hundreds of homes in our research network for nearly a decade. Many of these homes have rooftop solar and electric vehicles, and we’ve been measuring each home’s total energy use as well as use from individual circuits, like heating/cooling, EV charging, refrigerator, etc. With all this data at our fingertips, we decided to take a look at how our participants’ energy profiles have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Pecan Street @ 10: An Innovation Lab in the Heart of Texas’ Innovation Capital

By Scott Hinson, CTO, Pecan Street – We need our electricity generation, use, and storage to be smarter, better connected, and more efficient. Thanks to what we’ve built over the last 10 years, these are the kinds of advances we are able to accelerate at Pecan Street’s lab.

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Pecan Street @ 10: A Real-World Plug and Play Test Bed for Innovators Around the World

By Scott Hinson, chief technology officer, Pecan Street – Over the past 10 years, we’ve worked with global brands you’ve heard of and startups you haven’t on products ranging from HVAC load management hardware to electric vehicle charging to home automation.

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