Kindle Energy Dashboard

Winner: Innovation Prize

The judges say:

We had only one word to describe this innovation: Awesome.


MQTT Kindlet


Making use of an energy-efficient, lightweight, portable, and highly “”glanceable”” device – the e-Ink Amazon Kindle – to connect to energy data delivered over the lightweight MQTT protocol.

The app requires the Kindle to be “jailbroken”, and uses data publically available from bmreports and the realtime carbon site powered by AMEE, via

The idea is to generate dashboard images to use as screensavers on the Kindle when it is “sleeping”.


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