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Nick Sinai is Dir. of Energy and Environment for the FCC's Broadband Strategy plan. In the latest posting at Broadband Strategy Week, he talks about how the requirements of the Smart Grid will affect the plan. How smart will the grid be? Will the FCC be regulating our refrigerators? .....
Ok I am visiting Australia, and in between meetings thinking about that notion of the Internet of Things or IoT. At the IETF 76 held in Hiroshima, Japan, one of the Birds of a Feather sessions I had attended was on Smart Grid co-chaired by Fred Baker, Cisco and Tim Polk, NIST. The ques...
There is a huge initiative among companies like Google, IBM, Cisco and so many other smaller smart grid players to make the grid more modernized using cutting edge digital technology and  tackle environmental issues, cost reduction  and energy conservation. The common smart g...
 The combination of the physical and digital world is occuring before our eyes. Its possibilities are as limitless as ones imagination. Increasingly you will see examples of these applications. Be it the GE smart grid promotion or business cards created by Zehnder Communications;...
There is a huge initiative among companies like Google, IBM, Cisco and so many other smaller smart grid players to make the grid more modernized using cutting edge digital technology and  tackle environmental issues, cost reduction  and energy conservation. We employ integrated communi...
“We cannot know what tomorrow holds on the Internet, except that it will be unexpected.” The new FCC Chairman, Juliius Genachowski, addressed a group of journalists and industry experts at the Brookings Institution on Sep 21st, focusing his discussion on reigniting the topic of network...
Art Kleiner on how to create cultural change in large corporations: Nadia El-Imam talks about whether the Web is changing who we are, starting with Couchsurfing as an example.Robin Chase, a founder of ZipCar, explains why she thinks mesh networks will connect people, cars, and the "sm...
Northampton, UK, 27th August 2009:  Intamac Systems, a global market leader in Connected Home services, has secured £1M in funding to support the deployment of a range of Zigbee controlled consumer devices as part of the company’s Smart Grid power management services.&#...
A new report released by Vodafone and Accenture says that the use of mobile communications can reduce the annual energy bill for Europe by a €43 billion, equivalent to an annual reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by at least 113 Mt CO2e (metric ton carbon dioxide equivalents) by 202...
New Zealand electricity distribution network operator, Orion, has reportedly began a smart grid implementation with a solution from GE Energy. The project, claimed to be the first in the country, will deploy GE’s ENMAC Distribution Management System, which will help Orion monitor the d...
Like any new technology, the emergence of smart grids has not managed to avoid some kind of controversy. There doesn’t seem to be anything wrong with the technology per se, but all the benefits of a smart grid and smart meter deployment is enabling a new set of business models (read ch...
At least two big IT names, IBM and Cisco, will be headlining a trial by Dutch utility, Nuon, to put in a smart grid for 500 homes in Amsterdam. As part of the trial, 500 households in Amsterdam will get smart meters and home energy management solutions to optimise their energy usage. ...
http://www.OASISBlueConnect.com How Does Web Services Apply in Smart Grid? With a $43b stimulus package in place, interoperability standards developments in high gear, and the implementation of Smart Grid taking place, the OASIS Blue Connect is a new conference...
Tonight we attended the Churchill Club's 11th Annual Top Ten Tech Trends event. These take place every year to predict the next big trends in the industry. This year was a bit different from previous years as each of the five panelists outlined one trend and the rest were "crowd-source...
The Wired.com piece I wrote about Robin Chase prompted Andrew Bochman to send me an email. Andy is an MIT and DC energy tech guy (and, it turns out, a neighbor) who writes two blogs: The Smart Grid Security Blog and the DoD Energy Blog. Neither of these topics would ...
The Wired.com piece I wrote about Robin Chase prompted Andrew Bochman to send me an email. Andy is an MIT and DC energy tech guy (and, it turns out, a neighbor) who writes two blogs: The Smart Grid Security Blog and the DoD Energy Blog. Neither of these topics would ...
Pardon the self-bloggery-floggery, but Wired.com has just posted an article of mine that presents Robin "ZipCar" Chase's argument that the smart grid and smart cars need to be thought about together. Actually, she wants all the infrastructures we're now building out to adopt open, Net ...
Pardon the self-bloggery-floggery, but Wired.com has just posted an article of mine that presents Robin "ZipCar" Chase's argument that the smart grid and smart cars need to be thought about together. Actually, she wants all the infrastructures we're now building out to adopt open, Net ...
Earlier this week, Google finally announced the formation of a new venture arm called Google Ventures. It is where all smaller-scale venture investments from Google will now originate. The day of the announcement, I chatted on the phone with Bill Maris and Rich Miner, the two Goo...
Geoff Daily introduces a panel at Freedom to Connect. [Note: Live blogging. Unedited. Uncorrected. Incomplete. Flat out wrong. Thanks for playing.] James Salter talks about the Smart Grid. The biggest problems on earth: Over-population and global warming. The second is a subset of the...
GE Energy has come out with a unique online ad, to promote its Smart Grid windmill technology. A video of how the ad works (via Today's Big Thing) is after the jump. When you log onto GE's site, you can do this yourself pretty easily. Basically, you print out a special marker tha...
Too many Kindle stories today. Why? Google wants to get in on the smart grid program. Microsoft Windows 7 beta stopped in its tracks. No multi-touch on G1 because of Apple. $99 iPhone coming this summer. FAA computers hacked. More mobile data to be used in Europe than USA. [...
Google CEO Eric Schmidt was on Jim Cramer's Mad Money this evening to talk about a wide range of issues, from Obama to Steve Jobs. On Google killing its print ads business: "That particular product didn't work particularly well and we're trying other solutions. Print is a hard one be...
Android phone news never-ending II. Look for new term: quot;Radical Openess.quot; New phone will unlock your car (and everyone elses?) No indictment on the Sarah Palin hack. Suns solar winds hit 50-year low. SanDisk story about its new music distribution scheme keeps coming. NBC will r...
Trilliant, a company that works on the nation’s “Smart Grid“, has closed a $40 million funding round led by MissionPoint Capital Partners and zouk ventures. As part of the deal, Mark J. Lewis of MissionPoint and Anthony Fox of zouk will be joining the company’s...