Smart grid tech: breakthroughs, tweaks and building a better battery


Source: SmartGridNews 30 August 2014
Smart grid tech: breakthroughs, tweaks and building a better battery

We thought it would be a good time to check into the latest offerings from smart grid companies. It’s combination of new technologies...

Smart metering – rolling out with confidence In the rapidly developing world of the "connected home," one of the


Source: SmartGridNews 30 August 2014
Smart metering – rolling out with confidence In the rapidly developing world of the "connected home," one of the

For energy suppliers, empowering users to keep on top of their consumption using smartphones and tablets is rapidly becoming a differentiator...

The 5 testing steps that allow utilities to roll out smart devices with confidence


Source: SmartGridNews 29 August 2014
The 5 testing steps that allow utilities to roll out smart devices with confidence

Smart metering – rolling out with confidence In the rapidly developing world of the "connected home," one of the biggest technology rollouts...

Bulgarian energy watchdog chiefs step down under pressure


Source: Reuters 29 August 2014
Bulgarian energy watchdog chiefs step down under pressure

(Reuters) - The head of the Bulgaria's state energy regulator and his deputy resigned under pressure, the economy ministry said...

Government misled consumers over savings from Green Deal energy efficiency loans


Source: The Telegraph 29 August 2014
Government misled consumers over savings from Green Deal energy efficiency loans

The Government misled consumers by implying they would save money if they signed up to its flagship energy efficiency scheme, the Green Deal...

Electrical unions launch net-zero energy training center


Source: GreenBiz 29 August 2014
Electrical unions launch net-zero energy training center

Thousands of electrical workers soon will be trained each year as "Total Solution Providers" — skilled in the most advanced energy efficiency...

Renewable energy chiefs: ministers said we would receive RET compensation


Source: The Guardian 29 August 2014
Renewable energy chiefs: ministers said we would receive RET compensation

Renewable energy executives have said “senior ministers” have reassured them they would be compensated for the hit on existing investments...

How I launched a renewable energy start up


Source: The Guardian 29 August 2014
How I launched a renewable energy start up

“Money makes the world go round”: whoever said that first was correct. If we want to solve climate change and change our energy infrastructure...

How the zero-waste economy benefits everyone


Source: GreenBiz 29 August 2014
How the zero-waste economy benefits everyone

“Don’t let fashion go to waste,” says H&M, the global clothing retailer that booked $20 billion in revenues last year...

Green data centre energy warning over inefficient servers and big data strain


Source: BusinessGreen 29 August 2014
Green data centre energy warning over inefficient servers and big data strain

Data centres used by small and mid-sized firms are wasting huge amounts of energy, environmental group the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)...

What are Smarter Buildings


Source: IBM 29 August 2014 Featured
What are Smarter Buildings

There is increasing pressure to reduce costs and run property in a more efficient and sustainable way..

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Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace


Source: The Guardian 29 August 2014 Featured
Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace

Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world's electricity...

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This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning


Source: Gigaom 29 August 2014
This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning

Working with connected thermostats in 22,000 homes in Nevada, startup EcoFactor was able to reduce those homes’ air conditioning usage...

Is sharing really green?


Source: GreenBiz 28 August 2014
Is sharing really green?

I'm a big fan of the sharing economy. On a recent trip to San Francisco, I stayed in a house I found on Airbnb and made my way around the city...

How to growth-hack a sustainable future


Source: GreenBiz 28 August 2014
How to growth-hack a sustainable future

Most technologies that might disrupt our business future are neutral in terms of sustainability — or at least start that way...

Renewable energy target review backs closure of scheme to new entrants


Source: The Guardian 28 August 2014
Renewable energy target review backs closure of scheme to new entrants

Investment in windfarms and other large-scale renewables would dry up and subsidies for household solar power and electricity could cease under...

Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office


Source: IBM 28 August 2014
Implementing the Smart Grid Program Management Office

The difficulties inherent in implementing a typical Program Management Office (PMO) within utilities organizations are...

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What's the Goal and Point of National Biofuel Regulation?


Source: TheEnergyCollective 28 August 2014
What's the Goal and Point of National Biofuel Regulation?

While preparing a lecture for the 4th Berkeley Summer School in Environmental and Energy Economics, I returned to contemplating the regulation...

Can Energy Companies Legally Use Drones?


Source: TheEnergyCollective 28 August 2014
Can Energy Companies Legally Use Drones?

With an almost eagle-eye-view of the Rocky Mountains from his office in Denver, Robert Attai advises clients on the emerging field of unmanned...

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 28 August 2014 Featured
Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water

France’s Eole Water has now created a turbine that can condense water in the air and make it safe for drinking. With wind power companies still...

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Social Media and the City


Source: IBM 28 August 2014 Daily digest
Social Media and the City

Social media is changing the conversation. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, foursquare – we no longer just communicate...

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