What happens when four massive technologies (energy, information, buildings, and transportation) collide? An unprecedented opportunity for business and sustainability? We call it VERGE. Check out VERGE news, insights, and events highlights below.

"Tweet, tweet." Or, "Chirp, chirp?" Chocolate-covered crickets, a sneak at Apple's "spaceship" and slam poetry. Yes, this event means business.

Big Data, intelligent networks and green infrastructure are only a few ingredients of smarter cities. Here's how to get cooking.

An organic seed-saving veteran calls for involving farmers in local innovation.

Stationary battery storage is emerging as ‘phenomenal opportunity’ and a fundamental challenge.

Microgrids are the solution to grid-security threats, says former top U.S. energy regulator Wellinghoff.

How can we run the industrial age backwards? Chatter on Twitter touched on taking action on core conference themes.

Behind closed doors, major players from major U.S. cities planned radical progress to combat climate change.

"Innovative thinking is not normal." RMI’s inaugural e Lab Ignite event sparks honest dialogue on the future of energy at a grand scale.

It's a wobbly world, filled with peril. The challenges have never been greater. But so are the opportunities.

From the birth of the age of electricity to the onset of the age of the microgrid, This hotel has played a key role. This week it's home to VERGE SF.