GreenTechGrid: SCE Rolls Out Bring Your Own Thermostat
By Katherine Tweed | July 10, 2013
EnergyHub aggregates various thermostats for demand response, Nest joins in too
Southern California Edison is the latest utility to leverage smart thermostats that are already peppered through its territory for residential demand response. Rather than just picking one or two thermostat manufacturers, SCE has teamed up with a range of thermostat makers and service providers for its latest pilot.
SCE customers with a wireless thermostat from Alarm.com, Radio Thermostat Company of America, Vivint, Ingersoll Rand: Nexia Home Intelligence, Trane, American Standard and Nest can receive a $1.25 bill credit for every kilowatt hour saved during peak days, $0.50 more than customers without a two-way thermostat can earn. The rebate program is similar to one that San Diego Gas & Electric already has with Alarm.com and EnergyHub.
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