29 Jul 2014

How much data to a smart home generate? About a 1 GB a week.

The internet of things is about data. So this week’s podcast we talk to a Splunk executive who connected his home and uses the data to inform his lifestyle and purchases. How much data to a smart
29 Jul 2014

50 MW Solar Tower With Storage Possible In Alinta

Originally published on RenewEconomy. The prospects of Australia finally constructing a stand alone solar thermal energy system with storage have advanced after Alinta Energy announced the results of a pre-feasibility study for solar options at its ageing
29 Jul 2014

NRG eVgo, BMW partner to expand EV charging network in California

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, has entered into a partnership with automobile major BMW to expand its electric vehicle (EV) charging network, as part of its new ChargeNow DC Fast program. CTBR – News
29 Jul 2014

JRC Measures Smart Meter Deployment Across EU

According to the Joint Research Center (JRC), the EU in-house scientific service, over 70% of European consumers will have a smart meter for electricity by 2020. The Daily Fusion
29 Jul 2014

Feature or product, Dropbox just needs to survive Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Both Dropbox and Box have been in the news recently with the two companies releasing a ton of new features as they continue to try and distinguish themselves in the cloud-storage space. The problem, however, is that
29 Jul 2014

Do Fugitive Emissions Of Methane Create A Fossil Fuel Tossup?

A longer version of this article, with commentary, was released in one of our sister publications, Planetsave, on Sunday, July 27. Completed natural gas wellhead installation (conservativenewjersey.com) Scientific American has raised an issue that’s been puzzling environmental
29 Jul 2014

SMUD receives 50-year license to operate 688MW hydroelectric project in US

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) a new 50-year license for the continued operation of the Upper American River Project (UARP), a 688MW hydroelectric project. CTBR – News
29 Jul 2014

Study: It Is Feasible to Power California With Renewables

A new Stanford study discovers that it is economically and technically feasible to convert California’s energy infrastructure to renewables like solar energy, wind and hydroelectricity. The Daily Fusion
28 Jul 2014

Fitbit comes to WP8, making it the only activity tracker that syncs directly to a Windows phone

Internet of things gadgets usually never stray far from Android and iOS, but Fitbit has decided to add Windows Phone to its list of supported platforms. Fitbit comes to WP8, making it the only activity tracker that
28 Jul 2014

Half The Price Of Coal & Natural Gas: Wind Power In Denmark

The cheapest form of new electricity in Denmark will be onshore wind power when new turbines become operational in 2016, according to a new analysis by the country’s government. The price has been estimated to be about