Can Consumers Be Convinced to Conserve?
And should they be in control, or should the home be automated?
Two Billion Cars and the Hope of Zero-Emission Vehicles
Work progresses on vehicles and fuels, but how do we change driving behavior and lower vehicle miles?
Build a System, Tell the People
Samuel Palmisano argues at GridWise that the smart grid must be designed, and it must be designed for the energy consumer.
The Top Ten VCs in Smart Grid
Who has the best investments for fixing the grid and automating power demand? Read on.
Native Americans: New Players in Renewables?
Native American tribes possess millions of acres of hot, dry, windy land that could be just perfect for solar.
The two VCs
Fred Wilson recently wrote that there are now two venture capital industries: One software-based, and one that is capital intensive.
LED Prices to Drop Tenfold in 3 Years, But Will the U.S. Lead the Industry?
The advantage is ours to blow, say tech execs, investors and politicians. Plus, factory tour videos.
Wind and Fossil Fuels, BFFs Thanks to IT
Technology breakthroughs allow utilities to mix renewables and traditional power sources smoothly—and renewable standards require it.
Smart Grid Cost Recovery: Make the Consumer Care
From metering to smart substations, it has to be about showing and telling customers why it matters to them now.
SolarCity, First Solar and MiaSolé Win Big With Solar at Walmart (Updated)
Big-box stores offer an enormous amount of open roof space for SolarCity Power Purchase Agreements, First Solar CdTe and MiaSolé CIGS solar panels.