If you are an application developer, the Green Button allows you to access a customer's energy usage information and provide your value-added insights, recommendations, and controls.
If you're a local distribution company looking to implement the Green Button standard at your utility, we're happy to help. We've included a bunch of resources below to help you get started.
Any xml parser can be used to analyze can be used to analyze the data structure in the Green Button format.
Green Button Summary
Standards & Schemas
- Green Button - Ontario - DMD Guidance (.pdf)
- Green Button - Ontario - Draft Data Stylesheet (.xsit)
- London Hydro Commercial Sector Sample Data
- Local Time Parameters Details (.docx) - information required for application developers to understand the content of LocalTimeParameters xml element contained in sample ESPI data files and also served up by the Data Custodian in the Test Lab.
- Sample: Hydro One: Daily
- Sample: Hydro One: Monthly
- Sample: London Hydro
- Sample: Toronto Hydro: Daily
- Sample: Toronto Hydro: Hourly 1
- Sample: Toronto Hydro: Hourly 2
The PowerInform Test Lab
Email any questions/comments about this service to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tools & Resources for Solution Providers and Utilities
- NAESB ESPI Standard
- Open ESPI
- Green Button: How To (US)
- Green Button: Developer Resources (US)
- Apps for Energy (US)
- Privacy by Design: Fundamentals for Smart Grid App Developers
- AppPrivacy (MEF)
If you have an app or service that works with the Green Button standard, let us know; we're in the process of building our solutions showcase and would love to feature yours.