Tech Brief | Green Button Usage Summary Enables Non-energy Billing Info and Categories
Do you know the Green Button “Usage Summary” capability enables utilities to provide non-energy billing-statement information and contains all billing categories including:
- Payments; generation and distribution charges; tariff name; demand charges; third-party charges; administrative adjustments; etc.
- Green Button Usage Summary enables utilities to provide billing consumption for energy units, including cost, enabling energy managers to easily capture data from multiple locations to significantly simplify energy reporting.
- Green Button Usage Summary enables third-party applications to provide customers with a finer-breakdown of their monthly energy usage.
Green Button Connect My Data (CMD) is an open-data standard designed to unlock access to utility interval-usage and billing data and to provide seamless access for software applications. The protocol enables customers of energy or water utilities to authorize third-party solutions to quickly and securely obtain interval-meter data and it enables an accurate and detailed level of analysis.