The growth of a local renewable energy market is major step towards reducing America's dependence on fossil fuels. YourEnergyOptions, Inc. aims to help jump start such a market in New England by fostering communication between local consumers, retailers, and installers using an online social networking website. Through interviews, email questionnaires, and a focus group we learned how potential users might use the site, and what features they would find useful. With this information we then produced a series of recommendations that could be implemented by YourEnergyOptions in order to help the site become a successful tool in encouraging a thriving local renewable energy market.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Qualifying Project
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