MEP EP#292: Scott Hinson of Pecan Street Inc.

Podcast Notes

Scott Hinson

  • The Chief Technology Officer at Pecan Street
  • Leads the Pecan Street Lab
  • Directs research efforts to study the grid and climate impacts for integrating renewable technologies, electric vehicles, and software enabled smart devices that will modernize and decarbonize the electric and transportation sectors

Pecan Street

  • What is Pecan Street?
  • Is it P-cawn or Pee-can?
    • Its pa-kawn 😉
  • How does Pecan Street go beyond the simple meters that the utility providers use
  • Where does the data come from and how do you get access to it?
    • Dataport
  • Hardware device challenges
    • Building codes
    • Monitoring energy usage also uses energy!
  • What are you looking forward to the most in the future?

Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!