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OhmConnect: Bankrolling Home Automation

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OhmConnect pays users to save energy. One or two times a week, when the electricity grid is strained, OhmConnect calls on its users to reduce electricity – for every kWh saved, users can earn cash. OhmConnect acts as a broker between homes and the energy markets; OhmConnect aggregates thousands of homes and sells “negawatts” of electricity back to the grid, displacing traditional power plants.

Our users quickly find that the best way to reduce is through automated devices. In fact, before OhmConnect, many users found little value in their smart thermostats and smart plugs; however, with OhmConnect, users immediately equate earnings potential directly with their automated devices.
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