Home Energy Analytics Co. Says Rival Ripped Off Report

Law360, New York (November 14, 2011, 8:51 PM EST) -- Opower Inc., a company that aims to improve energy efficiency and help consumers cut down on energy bills, sued competitor Efficiency 2.0 LLC on Monday for selling analytical reports that were allegedly copied from Opower's.

Opower says it is well-known for its copyright-protected Home Energy Reports, which allow residents to compare their energy usage to that of similarly situated neighbors. But Efficiency 2.0 recently launched a report that is "nearly identical" to Opower’s signature Home Energy Report, infringing Opower’s copyrights and causing confusion among consumers, Opower...
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