OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whisker Labs, which is bringing next generation home energy intelligence technologies to market, today announced that it has been selected out of 337 applicants for the prestigious Energy Excelerator (EEx) – a program that works with promising cleantech startups to solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges.
Whisker Labs will be one of 12 companies in the 2017 cohort working with EEx on expanding the efficacy and scalability of Whisker sensing technology in solving residential renewable energy challenges. Whisker Labs’ sensing and software platform is poised to deliver on the full potential of the connected home by offering savings, automation, and peace of mind.
In December 2016 Whisker Labs launched its breakthrough do-it-yourself (DIY) home energy monitoring device and platform to deliver real-time power usage and diagnostic information for home appliances – without costly and complex professional installation.
“Whisker Labs is thrilled to join other top innovators focused on solving one of our planet’s most pressing problems,” said Amena Ali, chief revenue officer, Whisker Labs. “Our participation in the program reinforces the opportunity our home energy management platform unlocks for strategic partners such as solar and energy companies by extending their value and significantly enhancing their consumer experience.”
Real-time energy monitoring enabled through Whisker Labs’ energy sensing and software platform significantly advances the optimization and insights of its Connected Savings Intelligent Demand Side platform, deepening HVAC disaggregation and boosting automated energy savings.
Ali adds, “We value the opportunity to partner with such a mission-driven organization to demonstrate how data, analysis, and automation capabilities can enable both savings and intelligence to millions of homes across the country.”
Energy Excelerator funds innovative startups to create a 100% clean energy future, starting in Hawaii and Asia-Pacific. They invest in energy, water, transportation, agriculture, and cybersecurity companies and connect them with a network of investors and customers to help the portfolio companies change the world. Energy Excelerator is funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research, U.S. Department of Energy, State of Hawaii, and its Global Partners.
About Whisker Labs
Whisker Labs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Earth Networks, delivers next generation home energy intelligence technology to realize the full potential of the connected home. Whisker Labs’ sensing and software platform optimizes connected devices, and brings non-connected devices online for home efficiency, fault detection, and peace of mind. Our platform is used by market leaders for enhanced energy efficiency and intelligent demand response. For more information, visit www.whiskerlabs.com.