by Katherine Tweed
October 13, 2016

National Grid was able to triple the energy efficiency it could squeeze out of ecobee thermostats on its network this summer by harnassing the power of big weather data and analytics from WeatherBug Home.

The project, however, was not the first iteration of the demonstration project that is part of New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative. Instead, it was a new platform in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that the utility will be rolling out in New York in 2017.

“As we get into a more connected world, environmental data becomes...