Membership Information

Membership Levels & Benefits

GBA MememberThe Green Button Alliance is open to all interested stakeholders sharing a common interest in facilitating and accelerating the use and adoption of the Green Button standard.


Specific entities that could benefit from GBA membership include:

  • Electric, Natural Gas, and Water Utilities can offer their customers better access to their usage data and share those data with service providers that can help them better-manage their consumption.
  • Controls Vendors can add Green Button Download My Data and Connect My Data capabilities directly to their products, thus expanding the market for their products and applications.
  • Technology and Systems Integrators that develop and install products and systems can provide more value to their customers by leveraging a growing ecosystem.
  • Facility Owners and Energy Managers who manage facilities, can leverage the knowledge base of other members to make better-use of Green Button Alliance Certified products.
  • Utility IT Companies that offer software and services can utilize the ‘big data’ generated by Certified products and apps to provide more value to their customers.
  • Government Regulators and policy analysts that evaluate open standards and technology can utilize Alliance resources to help them achieve regulatory and policy goals.


Green Button has been instrumental in transforming the way London Hydro engages with our customers. London Hydro deploys Green Button data via cloud computing to enable our residential customers to access their usage data and shift high-peak usage, and for our commercial or institutional customers to manage building energy consumption across multiple facilities and campuses. Green Button is enabling us to offer new programs and services.

— Syed Mir, CIO; London Hydro
Chairman, GBA

Membership Levels

Membership levels include all stakeholders and are classified by vendor community who produce certifiable products and applications; and utilities, government agencies, and research organizations that do not offer certifiable products or applications.

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Liaison Membership, is a non-voting category designed specifically for public utility commissions, public service commissions, and government entities.  It’s free for those organizations and their employees.  If you believe your commission or government group could benefit from membership in the GBA, please contact us.

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Affiliate Membership is a non-voting category extended to other member organizations whereby the Green Button Alliance can exchange memberships and collaborate on common activities.  If your association is interested, please contact us.

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Sponsor Membership is our highest membership level.

Sponsor Membership is extended to industry stakeholders that strongly support the vision, mission, and activities of the Green Button Alliance and whom the Board approves for Sponsor membership.  Sponsor membership is limited to eleven corporate members approved by the Board.  The primary representative designated by a Sponsor Member company is eligible to hold a seat on the Board of Directors, submit recommendations, lead and participate in working groups, and participate in all activities of the Alliance. 

  • Sponsor Membership is USD $20000 annually.
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Participating Membership is open to any entity that collects and distributes energy information (e.g., electricity, natural gas, water) using the Green Button Data format or incorporates Green Button standards into a product, service, or app who are interested in furthering the development, use, or promotion of the Green Button standard.  Participating Members can nominate a representative for election to a one- or two-year term on the Board of Directors. 

  • USD $10000 annually, where Gross Revenue > US$1B

  • USD $7500 annually, where Gross Revenue = US$100M  … US$1B

  • USD $5000 annually, where Gross Revenue = US$10M  … US$100M

  • USD $3000 annually, where Gross Revenue = US$1M  … US$10M

  • USD $1500 annually, where Gross Revenue < US$1M

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Observing Membership is a non-voting membership and is open to any entity that does not fit into the other member categories; including residential and commercial customers, local-level governments, research organizations, and regulatory bodies that are interested in furthering the development, use, or promotion of the Green Button standard. 

  • Annual Observing Membership is $750.
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