Energy TACO is a Google Chrome extension which was developed during the 1st ever Cleanweb Hackathon by Matthew (@matthewfong) and Michael (@Dogtown7) from Genability (@genability). TACO stands for Total Annual Cost of Ownership.
The extension allows you to seamlessly see the true cost of electronics by displaying how much you will spend each year to plug the device in. We put that cost right on the page of whatever site* you're shopping on.
In Spring 2011, the New York Public Library (NYPL) launched one of the largest culinary data projects of all time: What's on the Menu?. The NYPL maintains one of the world's largest menu collections (around 45,000 menus dating back to the 1840s). The project aims to ease searching through this massive dataset. In simplifying menu search, What's on the Menu launched the first NYPL public API.
Brownouts got you fried? The Open Automated Demand Response API (OpenADR) aims to improve a critical aspect of handling the power load: improving Demand Response (DR) to electricity needs. Understanding demand, communicating demand and acting on it are all essential elements of effective DR. The SOAP/XML API is all about helping grid managers use common standards to leverage the OpenADR specifications.