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July 16, 2019

Blog Post

Pecan Street @ 10: Creating an Army of Citizen Scientists, One Soldier at a Time

By Rachel Jenkins, director of operations, Pecan Street Calling Dan McAtee an enthusiastic participant in Pecan Street’s research is a massive understatement. Not only does Dan volunteer for nearly every research project we announce, he makes... Read More

July 12, 2019

Blog Post

Pecan Street PLATFORM Participant SAYA Lands New Customer

By Bart Bohn, startup advisor, Pecan Street Congratulations to SAYA, a provider of a smart water meter for residential and commercial buildings, on the recent announcement of securing installations in 500 homes in The Heights community in Chino,... Read More

July 10, 2019

Blog Post

Eaton Research Participant Agreement

Following is a participant agreement for Pecan Street’s current volunteer recruitment for a research project being conducted for Eaton... Read More

July 1, 2019

Blog Post

Upcoming Events and Conferences

Heading to a conference or industry event? See if a Pecan Street staff member is on the agenda. Each month, we will update the public events at which our staff will... Read More

June 27, 2019

Blog Post

Austin SHINES testing solar + batteries as a clean, dispatchable grid solution

By Andrea Tosi, power systems specialist, Pecan Street Solar energy is ideal as a clean energy resource in places like Texas, where sunshine is abundant. But even in Texas, the sun doesn’t shine 24/7. This variability results in reliability issues... Read More

June 26, 2019

Blog Post

Dataport update brings new URL, new UI and new Data

By Grant Fisher, chief information officer, Pecan Street Thanks to feedback and requests from users like you and a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Dataport is now better than ever. Most importantly, the Dataport website has moved to... Read More

May 23, 2019

Blog Post

Pecan Street at 10: A Decade of Energy Innovation and Invention

By Colin Rowan, director of communication, Pecan Street – 2019 marks Pecan Street’s 10-year anniversary, and we’re thrilled to report that it’s been an incredible decade of innovation, invention, insight, and progress. Over the next few weeks,... Read More

May 23, 2019

News

Utility Dive – Utilities have multiple ways to drive lower energy use

The data for Kopalle's research came from Pecan Street, an Austin-based non-profit that manages a neighborhood electricity test bed. Almost 1,000 homes have volunteered to have advanced metering infrastructure installed, capturing circuit-level,... Read More

May 1, 2019

Press Release

Pecan Street and Eaton Testing Demand Response Tech

Energy research organization Pecan Street Inc. and power management company Eaton are partnering to develop and test a next-generation residential demand response solution that will increase overall efficiency of the electric grid and optimize the use of... Read More

April 4, 2019

Blog Post

What California’s Rule 21 Gets Right and Wrong for Residential Solar

By Scott Hinson, chief technology officer, Pecan Street - Several of the requirements of California's Rule 21 will help encourage the installation of more solar and storage. However, there are two areas where Rule 21 lacks important features or functions... Read More

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