Fat Spaniel Technologies thinks the distributed energy business needs some more Web savvy.
The start-up company, which has software for monitoring performance of energy-producing systems like solar panels, on Wednesday is expected to announce an "open platform" designed for sharing energy information.
It is publishing an application programming interface (API) designed to encourage equipment manufacturers and other software companies to build applications based on energy performance data.
For many corporate installations, energy services companies install and operate solar arrays and sell electricity they generate back to the building owner.
Using the APIs would allow a developer to write … Read more