Electric vehicles are a big worry for many utilities. Over the last few months, I’ve had several interesting conversations with Europeans responsible for electric vehicle pilots in places such as Denmark, Germany and Portugal. Based on the results of their research and their real-world pilots, I learned of six frequent fears that turn out to [...]
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In the near future I expect IBM’s blue logo to get a tad more green in it. Why? Well, IBM is doing a lot of innovative moves into the green-tech side of things. Its acquisition of Tririga, during March 2011, would mean that they will get into high gear. Tririga specializes in managing buildings, strategizing [...]
The numbers that I’ve already reported this year in terms of the venture capital going into green companies and technologies may just be the tip of the iceberg. A new report from Ethical Markets Media suggests that private green-focused investments now top more than $2 trillion globally. (The U.S.-specific VC investment in cleantech companies was [...]
Greenwave Reality CEO Greg Memo shows off how a grid-aware home energy system can be controlled and monitored either from a smart phone, PC, or Sony TV. Devices are connected to a home network by using smart plugs, seen on left, and a smart meter. The company is testing its system with utilities in Europe.
Holiday Tech Gift Guide
Gadget gift ideas and picks by the ZDNet Reviews experts you trust. Includes laptops, desktops,…