Hamilton/St.Catharines, Ontario (24 October 2014) – Horizon Utilities Corporation, in partnership with Simple Energy, will deliver an online conservation and demand management pilot program that rewards residential customers with AIR MILES® reward miles for reducing their household energy use. The online program is called Take Charge · Save Energy · Earn Rewards and runs for […]
Whenever I plan a trip to an energy conference, such as tomorrow’s Emerging Technologies Summit, I end up entering my frequent flier information as part of the booking. And when that happens, I’m reminded of how airline miles programs have become a huge part of booking travel. Some people spend hours every week playing the […]
Boulder, CO (September 25, 2014) – Simple Energy announced today that is has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, a utility- reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. Simple Energy was recognized as a finalist in the category of Customer Engagement. Simple Energy was selected […]
Few things build as much confidence in a prospective buyer as a money-back guarantee. Not only because she can rest assured that she could get her money back if she were to be unsatisfied; but, more importantly, she knows that the vendor is so confident in his product that he’s willing to stand behind it […]
How to explain gaps in a fossil record? The theory of punctuated equilibrium – first proffered by paleontologists Niles Eldridge and Stephen Jay Gould in 1972 in response to a puzzling absence of transitory dinosaur fossils – suggests that evolution does not occur gradually over long periods of time (phyletic gradualism). Rather, punctuated equilibrium holds […]
TechStars recently did a 1-minute video on Simple Energy’s amazing office space and how our mission of motivating people to save energy has been weaved into the office culture.
Today, we backed Tom Christie’s Django REST Framework Kickstarter at the Platinum level. I’m Kit La Touche, a web developer here at Simple Energy. I’m going to talk a little bit about why this was worth it to us. At Simple Energy, we’ve been transitioning our core web stack to Django, for the increased reliability, […]
Boulder, CO (July 14, 2014) – Milton Hydro, in partnership with Simple Energy, will deliver a social benchmarking program to residential customers in Milton, Ont., beginning later this July. Funded by the Ontario Power Authority’s Conservation Fund, the Milton Community Energy Challenge will demonstrate how a community engagement program can deliver behaviour-based energy conservation. Customers […]