Nearly 10 years ago PlotWatt’s founder and CEO Luke Fishback found himself baffled by his electric bill…and he’s a rocket scientist. That frustration led to a simple question: “What if I my electric bill was itemized by appliance?”
His answer is PlotWatt, a team of mathematicians, scientists and software developers who write software and create algorithms to take data from smart meters and translate it into energy-saving insights.
Where it gets really cool is what PlotWatt’s energy analysts do with the data. By monitoring location-based usage they uncover the energy-saving opportunities that offer the biggest return. PlotWatt then generates customized recommendations to help employees reduce usage through small changes to their daily routines.
PlotWatt is a winner of the GE Ecomagination Challenge, saluting technology solutions that save money and reduce environmental impact.
PlotWatt CEO Luke Fishback spoke at the White House about the difficulty of lowering electricity bills when customers have no visibility to the sources of consumption.