Green Button is a data standard that provides energy consumers with more choice in how you access your electricity and natural gas data. With a simple and secure process, customers will be able to securely download (access) or connect (share) their energy usage data in an industry-standard format with registered third parties through our Share My Data Portal.
The Green Button Download My Data (DMD) standard allows consumers to select and download their electricity usage data from their energy provider’s website in an industry-standard XML format; consistent across all energy-provider websites.
The Green Button Connect My Data (CMD) standard, also referred to as Data Shares, is the industry standard for securely authorizing and sharing electricity usage data with registered third-party vendors. With CMD, utility consumers can digitally authorize their usage data to be shared with energy-efficiency applications, clean energy companies, analytics firms, and others, who can view and analyze the data and provide insights into managing and conserving resource consumption.
Share My Data allows you to download your energy usage history or securely share your data with third-party companies making it easier to improve your home’s energy efficiency, as well as work with a partner on a home energy project!
To answer all of your questions about how you can download and share your data, or to register as a 3rd Party Vendor, visit our Green Button FAQ's page: