Where’s my Smart Grid?

Electric meter photo on Energy Priorities

The smart grid might not have been the revolution many predicted, but it is happening — gradually.

Consumer Behavior and City Efforts toward Solar

From the consumer level on up to the city scale, solar power is expanding its share of electricity production. How can that be accelerated? A report finds a “peer effect” among consumers who install solar. And the U.S. Department of Energy publishes case studies of… Continue reading

Efficiency Tomorrow, Inc. — The Business Plan

Efficiency Tomorrow is an automated energy advisor and sustainability advocate. The business model is available for anyone who wants to start a profitable business that helps people and businesses save energy. Continue reading

How Cities Are Blowing It: New Research Reveals Three Failures

Page from Information Marketplaces, the New Economics of Cities

Smart Grid News founding editor Jesse Berst summarizes a recent report, “Information Marketplaces, The New Economics of Cities,” that describes business opportunities cities are passing up by not fully utilizing the data that pours out of their smart infrastructures.