Pecan Street Project CEO Brewster McCracken talks about the Texas-based smart grid project gathering energy data from 500 homes to help unlock commercial opportunities for third-party apps.
November 9-11, hackers came together at Code for America's Headquarters for "Hack City" - a 3 day-long Cleanweb hackathon at VERGE.
A Netherlands pilot project allows for hyperlocal energy transactions -- think of it as an eBay model for buying and selling electricity.
Corporate and civic leaders say partnerships will be key to cities' efforts to better serve their constituents amid population and energy pressures.
Sensors, mobile applications and new communication technologies are delivering dynamic new, cost-effective transportation options.
Blackstone acquisition of Vivint for $2B shows enormous potential big players are seeing in field.
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
Spray-on lithium ion batteries, robot arms that adjust solar panels and recycling rare earth metals are just a few of the latest developments in smart energy.
Envision this: Charlotte is a citywide initiative offering innovative approaches in the quest to reduce energy and water consumption and attract businesses.
The convergence of smart grid technologies is challenging existing regulatory policy frameworks. What can energy regulators learn from telecom and IT industries for grid modernization?
Converging of the smart grid with smart buildings could yield enormous efficiency gains for both companies and utilities. What's holding it back?
Texas-based demonstration project deploys the latest in smart grid technology to test home energy management systems, solar panels, EVs and new pricing models.
An Oracle survey finds many utilities are overlooking the most important way to use smart grid data: to deliver value directly to customers
Smart grid technologies and policies can help lessen the impact of climate change on electricity grids and water supply.
A legal settlement that brings more than $100 million in investment to California’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure has become a big mess, with Ecotality suing to prevent what it...
What will it take for utilities to shake-up long-held business models and successfully implement smart grid technologies.
Winners from DOE's $100,000 cash-prize challenge include a Facebook app using trees to visualize energy use and how businesses can obtain ENERGY STAR benchmarks
The world’s largest business software company has launched a new initiative to focus on the many challenges that urban centers face when trying to tackle sustainability issues.
Although the utility industry has little consensus on best practices for speaking clearly and persuasively about the benefits of the smart grid, it's more important than ever for energy...
Utility employees need to understand how the smart grid will create deep, organizational DNA-level transformations and new ways of doing business.