Reducing Energy Consumption is a Two-Way Street

By Melissa French on March 23, 2015

Energy consumption and efficiency from utilities and their customers travels in both directions. With one in three U.S. households planning to move in the next five years, that’s $7.4 trillion to be spent on home purchases. The time is now for utilities to draw a dotted line down the middle of the road, and tap […]

Pick Your Pot o’ Gold

By Melissa French on March 16, 2015

Here at Simple Energy any “green” themed holiday is another way to celebrate energy efficiency.  Grab your favorite locally brewed green beer this St. Patrick’s Day, and let’s party! Planting a new tree or two not only helps combat climate change, but also cleans the air. A well-planned landscape can reduce an unshaded home’s summer A/C […]

Marketplace Reverb – Energy News Roundup

By Melissa French on March 6, 2015

The excitement continues since the launch of Simple Energy Marketplace, our new e-commerce platform, opened last week, which connects utilities and consumers by offering energy-saving household products and services with instant rebates. Our goal – to empower customers to make energy-wise decisions. At a week out from launch, we sat down and evaluated all of […]

Simple Energy Launches E-Commerce Platform to Bridge Gap Between Utilities & Consumers

By Melissa French on February 24, 2015

Boulder, Colo. – Feb. 24, 2015 – Simple Energy, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that uses behavioral science, big data analytics, and digital marketing techniques to change how people think about energy, today announced the launch of ‘Marketplace,’ an e-commerce platform that connects utilities and consumers by offering energy-saving household products and services with instant rebates […]

Simple Energy Wins Denver Business Journal’s 2015 Healthiest Employer Award

By Melissa French on February 20, 2015

All those lunchtime yoga classes have paid off. The Denver Business Journal honored Simple Energy with its Healthiest Employer Award this week, highlighted by an award luncheon featuring all 20 Denver/Boulder honorees. The winners, according to the DBJ, “know a thing or two about integrating wellness into their companies’ cultures, and demonstrate it with creative […]

Fifty Shades of Grey… err, we mean green

By Kat on February 13, 2015

Christian Grey may have an impressive tie collection, billions of dollars, and one hell of a story to tell — but we’d like to challenge E.L. James’ best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey and make Grey a bit more, well, green. From the novel, to fan pages, articles and now a film plastering big screens nationwide, […]

Save Energy by Being Smarter than Your Smart Meter

By Melissa French on February 6, 2015

ICYMI: the Washington Post is in the midst of a fascinating series, Your Brain on Energy. Understanding the current state of energy consumption, and the impacts of consumer behavior, can be complicated. This series does a great job at breaking it down in ways that invoke energy consumption in a very digestible way. Check out […]

Utilities’ Shift to Customer Service is Working

By Melissa French on January 30, 2015

Do you hear that? That voice? That’s your customer. Listen to them, and it will lead to a big payback — literally. In every good relationship, communication is key. Your spouse, children, friends, co-workers and yes, even a utility company can make a good relationship great with improved communication. And to the delight of their […]