Tendril releases new version of Tendril Energize software. This upgraded version of the software will enable support for customers who are not connected to a smart meter or an advance meter infrastructure. Therefore, customers with no meter reading data and only monthly bills can use the application to manage their energy use and save money on their utility bill.
BMW is collaborating with AT&T and Tendril to launch the BMW i Born Electric Tour Hackathon, an event that will allow developers to create software solutions that will interlink electric vehicles (EV), mobile devices and the home. The seven-city event is expected to hightlight BMW’s sustainable and holistic approach to technology and lifestyle and at the same time creating innovative solutions for the future connected home.
Vivint the creator of smart home solution Go!Control is partnering with Tendril to license tendril’s home energy management cloud platform. The partnership will allow Vivint customers to get real-time energy use which will help to better manage their energy use. Under the partnership Vivint has licensed Tendril’s ‘Tendril Connect’ and ‘Tendril Energize’, a suite of applications including a home energy management web portal.
Tendril has announced that NorthWestern Energy, one of the largest providers of electricity and natural gas in the Upper Midwest and Northwest, has selected Tendril for its Smart Grid Demonstration Grant Project. Tendril Energize and Tendril Connect will be deployed to deliver consumer engagement and enable energy usage behavioral changes, and to provide demand response (DR) and load control benefits to NorthWestern Energy.
Tendril, the energy platform company, today announced it has shipped Tendril Energize™, its revolutionary application suite of consumer-facing home energy management tools, to several energy providers including Cape Light Compact, KCP&L and Origin Energy.
The Tendril Energize applications are built on Tendril Connect, the company’s cloud-based software platform for utilities, energy service providers, and third party product and service providers. Based on field research grounded in behavioral science and cognitive psychology, Tendril Energize provides a web portal as well as mobile and other applications to create an active learning experience where consumers can gain insight into their energy use and learn how to control consumption based on their unique goals. The result is persistent and active consumer participation in managing their home energy use with meaningful results.
ThinkEco has announced that it will work with Tendril, the Energy Platform company, to deliver a comprehensive demand response system that serves utilities and their customers by integrating one version of ThinkEco's patent-pending modlet plug-load management technology with Tendril's extensible technology platform, Tendril Connect. Demand response is increasingly viewed as an essential way to meet growing energy demand, comply with peak load and emissions reduction targets, and help customers control and reduce their energy costs.
Tendril and Whirlpool have announced that they are going to collaborate on the development of a range of smart home appliances capable of interacting with the Smart Grid, like the LG Electronics THINQ range. Whirlpool will integrate Tendril’s energy platform into the Whirlpool range of home appliances for the American market. Both companies are at this year’s DistribuTECH showing prototypes of these products.
Tendril, a leading energy management technology provider, has added Brent Hodges to its management team as General Manager, Australia. Hodges, who will be based in Melbourne, Australia, will be responsible for driving the company’s sales, marketing, business development and overall strategic direction in Australia as well as the Asia-Pacific region.