Watch Ontario's grid in near real-time
Gridwatch shows you where Ontario's power comes from, when the grid is clean and when it's not. Available for iOS and as a web app, Gridwatch plays nice on any device. Track Ontario’s electricity grid hour-by-hour and plant-by-plant using the most current, trustworthy data. See the total carbon emissions and carbon intensity of Ontario's electricity grid. The app breaks down total generation by fuel type and by individual power plant with an interactive map view of all power plant locations across the province.Website
Shift usage, save money.
With smart meters and Time-Of-Use billing, the price of electricity depends on the season, day of the week and time of day. Powercents makes it easy to take advantage of lower price periods and avoid the more expensive ones. Use the alerts inside Powercents to get notified when prices change and avoid overpaying. Subscribe to the Time-Of-Use Holiday alerts to be reminded when all day Off-Peak pricing applies.Website
Apps for energy contest entry
The fast, easy way to get a handle on home energy. Beckon securely connects with your home’s smart meter data and updates automatically every day. It starts working instantly, giving you the insight and guidance to make better energy choices a snap. Beckon is a proof-of-concept entry in the Energy Apps for Ontario Challenge - visit the Beckon challenge entry at the link below or visit the website.
Planetary investment tool
Decarbonizer is new to the finance party and is disrupting the scene. A project led by Corporate Knights, Energy Insight contributed to build the first planetary investment tool that adds another dimension to investing. Simple to use and with instant results, it answers the question - 'Does it pay to decarbonize?' Decarbonizer doesn't judge, so why not see if you're leaving money on the table?Website
Apps for energy contest entry
A beautiful and simple way to explore, discover and understand your home’s energy. Willow securely connects with your home’s smart meter data and updates automatically every day. Each month is elegantly represented by a willow branch and each day shown as a leaf. The colour of each willow and leaf paint a picture of your energy choices, habits and environmental footprint. Make better decisions around when you consume energy and enjoy how Willow visualizes that for you.
CK Ranker (retired)
The app for clean capitalism
A project by Corporate Knights in collaboration with the Ontario Media Development Corporation, CK Ranker enabled Corporate Sustainability professionals to rank their company's performance against a screened universe of over 4,000 companies across 24 industry groups. Users could also see inside Corporate Knights' published Best 50, Global 100 and S&P 500 sustainable leaders list with the ability to drill down into company details for every one of the 12 key performance indicators.Website