This challenge is now closed. Community Energy Manager; an online tool that helps community groups to support their local area by facilitating large scale retrofit projects and bulk purchasing, was announced as the winner of the Energy & Environment Open Data Challenge in July 2014. Find out about our Challenge Winner here.
This challenge invited teams including businesses, startups, social enterprises, community groups, academics, students and special interest groups to collaborate and compete with each other to use open data to build services that supported communities to either:
- Group buy their energy and save money;
- Undertake community based energy efficiency interventions; or
- Start to generate their own energy
Commmunity Energy Manager is an innovative new tool to help community groups to support their local area by brokering energy efficiency improvments and generating savings for their community, helping to reduce carbon emissions, fuels bills and reduce fuel poverty. The team was annouced as our Challenge Winner on 4 July 2014. Find out more about Community Energy Manager via their website.