Cleantech Growth for Energy Efficiency, Smart Grid, Distributed Solar

By John Addison (11/5/10) Energy Efficiency with Fast ROI Voted Most Likely to Succeed Venture capitalists, cleantech executives, and technology experts gathered this week for GreenBeat 2010, hosted by SSE Labs of Stanford University and VentureBeat. John Doerr, Partner KPCB, is optimistic about cleantech. He is one of the most successful venture capitalists ... Read More...

What Makes a Smart Grid Smart?

By Tom Bartley. The answer is Intelligent Energy Transfer!  It is smart to not waste energy and not waste money in power generation capacity, but it takes some intelligent technology and control to make it happen.  Electricity energy storage is one of those key technologies to minimize transmission losses ... Read More...

Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

In the future, utilities will pay you to plug-in your vehicle. Millions will plug-in their electric vehicles (EV), plug-in hybrids (PHEV) and fuel cell vehicles (FCV) at night when electricity is cheap, then plug-in during the day when energy is expensive and sell those extra electrons at a profit. Vehicle ... Read More...