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The German automaker's long view of sustainability includes integrating renewable energy into production facilities and tapping vehicle-to-grid technologies.
December 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Microgrids -- where an electrical grid operates in "island" mode -- offer increased reliability for mission critical facilities and can help cities prepare for the next superstorm.
December 5, 2012 by Peter Asmus
Investors may be back-pedaling away from the term "cleantech," but financial interest and innovation in digital transportation, smart energy and collaborative consumption is at an all-time high.
November 27, 2012 by Rachel Barge
A crowd-sourced pitch competition, complete with "clap-o-meter" judging, pits nine disruptive startups in digital transportation, smart energy systems and collaborative consumption. And the winner is…
November 16, 2012 by Rachel Barge
Information technology, data collection and new PACE financing mechanisms are poised to make buildings smarter.
November 7, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Think cleantech is over? You haven't seen the new generation of digital cleantech startups, where software meets energy
November 2, 2012 by Rachel Barge
How does technology convergence change the nature of cities and suburbs, and how we live, work, travel, play and shop? A new report says innovation is coming to a neighborhood near you.
October 30, 2012 by Joel Makower
AutoGrid Systems is the newest startup to tackle the big (and unstructured) data smart grid challenge.
October 30, 2012 by Jeff St. John
A Netherlands pilot project allows for hyperlocal energy transactions -- think of it as an eBay model for buying and selling electricity.
October 24, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Reducing IT’s energy consumption is synonymous with cutting costs -- and carbon. Data Center Infrastructure Management is the tool that can help IT managers and CFOs make that happen.
October 23, 2012 by Henrik Leerberg
At our recent VERGE São Paulo event, leaders from IBM, GE and WWF <font color='#333333' face='Arial, Times New Roman, Times, sans-serif'><font>agreed that private sector collaboration is needed to help spur advancements in sustainable technology.</font></font>
October 17, 2012 by Kristine Wong
Companies like Echelon are expanding into international markets. Can other manufacturers take advantage of the rising demand?
October 15, 2012 by Jennifer Inez Ward
How to save tens of billions of dollars, create a catalyst for the renewable energy industry, improve utility profitability, strengthen security and slow global climate change.
October 11, 2012 by Greg Kats
Sensors, mobile applications and new communication technologies are delivering dynamic new, cost-effective transportation options.
October 10, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Blackstone acquisition of Vivint for $2B shows enormous potential big players are seeing in field.
September 28, 2012 by Aaron Tilley
With cities growing more crowded, many are looking to IT to map problems and find solutions
September 20, 2012 by Lenika Cruz
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
September 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
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.
September 18, 2012 by Liz Enbysk
Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, Siemens and IBM are among the vendors looking to gain ground in the smart building managed services market -- expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2020.
September 12, 2012 by Derek Top
Large commercial building owners, like McGraw Hill and Alcoa, are taking a novel approach to industrial demand response to reap financial rewards upwards to $500,000 annually.
August 29, 2012 by Colin Meehan
Envision this: Charlotte is a citywide initiative offering innovative approaches in the quest to reduce energy and water consumption and attract businesses.
August 8, 2012 by Jesse Berst