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Hi Monika, I very much like the idea of figuring out ways to connect people who use and participate in PicMyEnergyMix to local actionable steps they can take beyond the action they will have taken by sharing their pics from the web app with local officials. Thanks for sharing the codeforamerica link - I'll check it out!

Thanks Jen! You are absolutely right that this is a tool that energy clean advocacy organizations will promote to consumers. It's designed to be customized for just that, with a screen in which the consumer will learn about an upcoming energy decision that they can help influence by sharing their current vs. desired energy mix picture with the appropriate local officials. That customization will be done in close consultation with local clean energy advocacy groups that are interested in helping to promote the tool. The auto-updated aggregation picture/stats representing the average all participant pictures to date should be an interesting graphic for folks to check back on from time to time to see how it's changing. And yep, will also be able to customize by adding links to relevant local activities, groups, online tools, resources. Your idea of short-term actionable solutions is a good one... things like where to go to get a calculation of whether your roof has enough useable space and exposure to do solar, or to find out about community solar you could buy into.

Hi Anna, that sounds very cool to see a real-time feed like that. What's involved in being able to check it out? Thanks :)