SVCE’s Data Hive Pilot with UtilityAPI Provides Free, Authorized Access to Standardized and Automated Energy Usage Data to Help Accelerate Clean Energy Projects
Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), a community energy choice agency, launched SVCE’s Data Hive, a flagship pilot project with GBA member UtilityAPI. SVCE’s Data Hive enables customers to easily and securely opt-in to share their utility data, including billing history and smart meter intervals, with external energy solution-provider companies—removing traditional data-access barriers and speeding clean-energy projects.
SVCE's Data Hive streamlines the energy-data collection and -sharing process by providing instant, authorized, and secure access to standardized and automated energy-usage and -billing data. Data Hive offers customers a selection of over 40, and counting, solution provider companiesthat are registered for data sharing. Solution provider companies can utilize Data Hive to easily request authorization from customers—simplifying clean-energy projects such as adding solar, EV, or energy storage, for both the customer and the solution provider. Data Hive, powered by UtilityAPI’s energy data exchange platform, leverages the Green Button Connect standard and follows the DataGuard Energy Data Privacyprogram guidelines. The Data Hive service is provided free-of-charge by SVCE for its customers. Follow UtilityAPI on LinkedInand Twitter.