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Title: Innovation Incubator: Whisker Labs Technical Evaluation

Abstract

The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) is a program to foster and accelerate startup companies with commercial building energy-efficiency and demand management technologies. The program is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Whisker Labs, an Oakland, California-based company, was one of four awardees in the first IN2 cohort and was invited to participate in the program because of its novel electrical power sensing technology for circuit breakers. The stick-on Whisker meters install directly on the front face of the circuit breakers in an electrical panel using adhesive, eliminating the need to open the panel and install current transducers (CTs) on the circuit wiring.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1374964
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-5500-68476
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator; IN2; Whisker Labs; electric power; sensors

Citation Formats

Sparn, Bethany F., Frank, Stephen M., Earle, Lieko, and Scheib, Jennifer G. Innovation Incubator: Whisker Labs Technical Evaluation. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1374964.
Sparn, Bethany F., Frank, Stephen M., Earle, Lieko, & Scheib, Jennifer G. Innovation Incubator: Whisker Labs Technical Evaluation. United States. doi:10.2172/1374964.
Sparn, Bethany F., Frank, Stephen M., Earle, Lieko, and Scheib, Jennifer G. 2017. "Innovation Incubator: Whisker Labs Technical Evaluation". United States. doi:10.2172/1374964. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1374964.
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abstractNote = {The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) is a program to foster and accelerate startup companies with commercial building energy-efficiency and demand management technologies. The program is funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Whisker Labs, an Oakland, California-based company, was one of four awardees in the first IN2 cohort and was invited to participate in the program because of its novel electrical power sensing technology for circuit breakers. The stick-on Whisker meters install directly on the front face of the circuit breakers in an electrical panel using adhesive, eliminating the need to open the panel and install current transducers (CTs) on the circuit wiring.},
doi = {10.2172/1374964},
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