It’s Hot and Energy Costs Are Rising. You Can’t Change the Weather, So You….?

Heat waves and cold spells are a misery for the electric grid, and for anyone worried about energy costs. We can’t change the weather, but we can change how we respond. A little counter top device, keyed to the workings of the human brain, could show the way. The Energy Joule, a product by Ambient Devices, is one of many different tools now on … [Read more...]

Top Smart Grid Trends of 2013

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters Eric Murray, CEO of Tantalus, a provider of Smart Grid communications technology, talks about Smart Grid trends of 2013.   Top Smart Grid Trends of 2013] Follow our podcast feed or find us on itunes. … [Read more...]

Toasting Pop-Tarts cheap: How electricity may solve our energy woes

By Elisa Wood October 23, 2008 We tend to talk about electricity in terms of its problems -- it degrades the environment, costs too much and messes up scenic views. But the Manhattan Institute’s Peter Huber takes a different stand in his new report “The Million-Volt Answer to Oil.” Huber says electric power may be the cheap, efficient resource we … [Read more...]