How energyOrbit’s Data Solutions are Improving the Adoption of Energy Efficiency Programs
Udi Merhav, Founder and CEO of energyOrbit, a San Francisco-based software company that helps utilities and other power generation organizations improve their productivity and the effectiveness of their energy efficiency joins the Green Business Podcast Show.
Listen to interview with host Eric Dye & guest Udi Merhav discuss the following:
- I understand that the energyOrbit software has helped utilities and other organization save 13.2 terawatt hours of energy for their customers. That is roughly 248 percent of of San Francisco’s annual electricity consumption. Can you tell us why are utilities driven to help their customers save energy, when it seems like they make more money we use more energy?
- What are some of the key reasons a utility or energy company may look to use the energyOrbit platform to manage their energy efficiency and demand side management programs?
- What spawned the idea behind energyOrbit?
- What does the customer get on the energyOrbit platform?
- What are some examples of how your customers have improved their own efficiency related to these programs through the energyOrbit platform?
A seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur, Udi Merhav founded energyOrbit in 2006 after 15 years spent designing and implementing e-commerce and information technology solutions for high growth sectors including online legal services, financial services and energy efficiency / Demand Side Management.
With business development expertise in Asia Pacific markets, he worked in a variety of roles setting up joint ventures with Chinese companies and is a co-founder and co-investor in India-based Orit Innovations Ltd., providing Salesforce.com consulting services.
Udi holds an Undergraduate Degree in Chinese Regional Studies and a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.
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