15 Feb 2017
In an industry first, the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) is implementing a statewide, unified method for tracking and reporting on its energy efficiency, conservation and renewable initiatives. energyOrbit has been selected to deliver a Statewide Energy Savings Database platform for the DESEU's Energize Delaware programs, as well as select programs at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). These groups will utilize energyOrbit's cloud-based platform to standardize and streamline data tracking and reporting for a multitude of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs operating around the state, from low-interest revolving loans for energy efficiency and customer-sited renewables, to solar renewable energy credits procurement and home performance audits. By engaging energyOrbit, the DESEU and DNREC will have the ability to seamlessly send reports, as well as effectively share data and communicate with their industry partners.
The DESEU is a unique non-profit offering a one-stop resource to help residents and businesses save money through clean energy and efficiency. The SEU was created in 2007 by the State of Delaware to foster a sustainable energy future for the State. Its Energize Delaware energy efficiency and renewable energy programs are focused on helping Delawareans save money, creating jobs and improving the environment. The DESEU collaborates with a variety of industry partners such as the University of Delaware and the Delaware Division of Energy and Climate.
By utilizing the energyOrbit platform, the DESEU will be able to capture and organize data and results from various energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for simplified sharing, collaboration and consistency. energyOrbit also allows Energize Delaware program implementers to manage and submit their program performance data through a simple to use, web-based interface.
"While achieving our mission of bringing the most cost effective opportunities for energy savings, it only makes sense that we would employ the most efficient, cost-effective method for implementing, tracking and reporting Delaware's energy efficiency initiatives," says Tony DePrima, Executive Director of the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility. "By engaging the energyOrbit platform, we are able to better organize, act on and report data, allowing us to continually improve our residents' quality of life through saving money, creating jobs and improving the environment."
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will also be using the energyOrbit platform to manage their energy efficiency programs and determine emission reduction results. Much like Energize Delaware, they also rely on outside reporting, something energyOrbit will assist in streamlining.
"One of our core missions is to get our clients out of spreadsheet hell and other non-collaborative, static business solutions," says Udi Merhav, CEO of energyOrbit. "The DESEU and DNREC are working to better improve the lives of Delaware residents, but spending time formatting and organizing data and spreadsheets distracts from that goal. We are glad to know that through using energyOrbit, the DESEU and State of Delawarewill be able to more efficiently report on data as well as monitor sustainability and savings goals all at a lower cost per unit of energy saved."
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