Mr. Pasquarelli is actively engaged in the development of XML technologies for simplifying consumer access to energy usage information. Green Button is an initiative led by the US White House Office of Science and Technology Policy along with leadership from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Energy. Green Button has enabled major utility companies to rapidly deploy groundbreaking new services to their customers. The products of Mr. Pasquarelli’s efforts are freely available in the public domain and have aided utilities and vendors in establishing large roll-outs in minimal time. Mr. Pasquarelli is active in following and contributing to standards organizations pertaining to the underlying Green Button technologies primarily OpenESPI.