smart grid

National power grid carries data to smart appliances in UK experiment

Part of the goal of the Internet of Things, if we must continue calling it that, is improved efficiency for our newly intelligent appliances. But we could effect that in a much simpler way by passing

Mainstreaming The Smart Grid

The October anniversary of Hurricane Sandy -- which knocked out power in over 8,100,000 homes in 17 states and was the second-costliest hurricane in U.S. history -- has served as an opportunity to ref

Varentec Raises $8M From Bill Gates And Khosla To Reinvent Industrial And Utility Power Grid Management

San Jose-based Varentec, a company that builds power management and monitoring solutions for the electric grid, today announced the close of an $8 million Series B round of funding from Bill Gates and

Greenvity Raises $7 Million For Chip Technology To Make Electronics, Vehicles Smarter

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> Greenvity, a startup that makes "system on a chip" (SOC) technology for use in smart

Survey: 36% Of U.S. Adults "Not Concerned" With Electronics Power Consumption

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> Adults in the U.S. could use a little more education on economics and physics,

Toshiba To Acquire Smart Grid Tech Firm, Landis+Gyr, For $2.3 Billion

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> Toshiba — the diversified tech company best known for its consumer electronics, lig

GridGlo Raises $1.2 Million To Help Utilities Understand How Customers Use Electricity

<img src="" class="shot1"></img> A New York research firm that turns massive amounts of data into streamlined informat

Grid2Home Raises $2.6 Million To Help Smart Devices And Power Suppliers Communicate

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> On Tuesday, a San Diego-based startup <a href=""

Power-One Opens First U.S. Factory To Make Inverters, Turn Renewables To Grid Ready Electricity

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> Power-One, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWER) — a large manufacturer of power inverters for the ren

Smart Energy Consultancy, Gridpoint, Raises Another $23.6 Million

<img src="" class="shot2"></img> A new <a href="

Viridity Energy Raises $14 Million To Turn Power Consumers Into Producers

<img src="" class="shot2"><img> A Pennsylvania startup Viridity Energy drew a series B investment of $14 million from

GE Counting On Energy Monitoring And Solar To Cut Home Energy Usage By 70%

<img src=""> In an effort to push the limits of home energy efficiency, <a href="">Gene

eMeter Smart Grid Software Company Raises $12.5 Million

<img src='' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /> Smart Grid management software producer <a href="

CleanTech Venture Investments Total $2 Billion In Q2, Exits Reach More Than $8 Billion

<img src="" alt="" /> Clean technology remains one of the hottest areas of venture funding. In the second quarter, cleantech venture

Privacy versus power: smart grids are the new battlefield

<img src="" />I think we can all agree that protecting our own personal privacy is a generally good idea. There are an enormous n

Trilliant Raises $40 Million For Work On Smart Power Grid

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