Delivering solar power to homes is crucial for building out a green infrastructure that slashes emissions to beat back climate change. But getting renewable energy to the home is only half the battle. Efficiently managing how we use (and abuse) our sun’s daily largesse is just as important.
Arlington-headquartered Opower is the best of the bunch, [...]
AC/DC evidently can just get along, long after Thomas Edison and Nikolai Tesla’s bitter war over standards favoring alternating current (AC) vs. direct current (DC) electricity in the early 20th century. Inside our solar homes, businesses and universities, to be exact.
That’s the plan and the party line for the public-private EMerge Alliance, whose DC Power [...]
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s state energy efficiency scorecard is out, and the winners remains winners while the losers are losing [...]
For all the hype, smart housing is still in search of greater data integration and analysis. Enter Neurio, an impressive home automation Kickstarter project that’s kicking the butt of its original goal of $95,000: With just under 24 hours to go in its funding cycle, Neurio has raised more than C$235,000 already. The enthusiasm is [...]
Tesla Motors, SolarCity and more are already helping save us all from a cli-fi [...]
Image: NASA/SDO/AIA/Goddard Space Flight Center. August prominence from our Sun, another reminder that our light bulb in the sky will daily gift us with necessary and abundant solar power for another few billion years — before it annihilates us from 93 million miles away.
Here’s a refresher on the realities of recent green blooms in red states and blue, including some who may be worse polluters than you [...]