Smart Grid

  • Cooperation among infrastructure providers, particularly in rural areas, offers a potential for improving efficiency and creating the opportunity for new revenue sources. In this interview, Ralph Dunn of McMinnville Electric System, […]

    A Cooperative Smart Grid Infrastructure

    Cooperation among infrastructure providers, particularly in rural areas, offers a potential for improving efficiency and creating the opportunity for new revenue sources. In this interview, Ralph Dunn of McMinnville Electric System, […]

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  • Giving people an incentive to voluntarily reduce energy usage during peak demand is what Ted Reguly of San Diego Gas and Electric discusses in this video interview.  Reguly discusses the […]

    All Carrot, No Stick – The Peak Time Rebate

    Giving people an incentive to voluntarily reduce energy usage during peak demand is what Ted Reguly of San Diego Gas and Electric discusses in this video interview.  Reguly discusses the […]

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  • “The furnace and the air conditioner in the average home accounts for almost 50% of energy use, so, it’s a big-ticket item about a $1,000 a year in the average […]

    Home Energy Management as Content

    “The furnace and the air conditioner in the average home accounts for almost 50% of energy use, so, it’s a big-ticket item about a $1,000 a year in the average […]

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  • A clearinghouse that brings third parties and the 2,000+ electric utilities together to create a national market for Demand Response (DR) is needed, according to Roy Perry of Alarm.com.  Perry, […]

    Help Wanted: A National Clearinghouse for Smart Energy

    A clearinghouse that brings third parties and the 2,000+ electric utilities together to create a national market for Demand Response (DR) is needed, according to Roy Perry of Alarm.com.  Perry, […]

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  • “Lite sleep” and “Deep Sleep” are two of the power-reduction initiatives that Cable Labs is actively pursuing to reduce the power consumption, explains Ralph Brown, CTO of Cable Labs.  Being […]

    The Sleepy & Instant On Set-Top

    “Lite sleep” and “Deep Sleep” are two of the power-reduction initiatives that Cable Labs is actively pursuing to reduce the power consumption, explains Ralph Brown, CTO of Cable Labs.  Being […]

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  • Will we be at the singularity when the number of building-to-building conversations is greater than the number of conversations between the people in those buildings? This is the provocative question […]

    The Building to Building Singularity

    Will we be at the singularity when the number of building-to-building conversations is greater than the number of conversations between the people in those buildings? This is the provocative question […]

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  • Smart Meters are a center of controversy in California, but in the rural Missouri region served by Co-Mo Electric Cooperative, smart meters were introduced a decade ago and embraced by […]

    Smart Meters – Old School for This Electric Coop

    Smart Meters are a center of controversy in California, but in the rural Missouri region served by Co-Mo Electric Cooperative, smart meters were introduced a decade ago and embraced by […]

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