Smart Archive

17 Oct 2014

Smart Cities Are Driving Fundamental Changes In Energy Landscape

In news that will surprise absolutely nobody, cities the world over are experiencing massive pressures to keep up with the times — policy and the public are pressuring for changes to economic, environmental, social, and technological issues.
21 Sep 2014

Smart USA Provides Yo Powered Car Rides in Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

We’ve talked a little bit about the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive in recent weeks. Mostly, it was about how I sold my Camaro and purchased one. They’re back in your newsfeed because Smart USA has launched a
21 Sep 2014

Taming The Smart Grid Beast

Taming the Smart Grid beast: SGIP sorts out the new grid puzzle of solar, wind, distributed energy, vehicle-to-grid, and energy storage Taming The Smart Grid Beast was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join
16 Sep 2014

Ecobee may have the killer app for the smart home and thoughts on wearables

I’ve traded by two $ 70 thermostats for $ 500 worth of thermostats, and I’m not yet sure it has been worth it. This week we welcome Ecobee’s co-CEO and discuss Apple’s watch. Gigaom Search
14 Sep 2014

What the Apple Watch tells us about Apple’s smart home plans

The Apple Watch isn’t out until 2015, but already people are proposing it as an important element for controlling the smart home. I’m not so sure. What the Apple Watch tells us about Apple’s smart home plans
6 Sep 2014

Tado launches smart home feature borrowed from the industrial internet

What if your heater could tell you it was having problems before you needed to turn it on for the winter? Tado turns this into a reality and will even help you find a repairman. Tado launches
3 Sep 2014

Icontrol launches incubator, partnership with Indiegogo for smart home gadgets

The rush to woo the makers continues with Icontrol launching an incubator program for the smart home, plus a partnership with crowdfunding site Indiegogo. Icontrol launches incubator, partnership with Indiegogo for smart home gadgets originally published by
25 Aug 2014

Smart Grid Spending Expected To Total Nearly $600 Billion By 2023

Following on from news earlier this week, which saw Navigant Research predict investment in microgrids to reach $ 31 billion in the Asia Pacific region by 2023, the same company has released another report investigating smart grid
24 Aug 2014

A better front door: What will it take for smart locks to succeed?

Consumers have been relatively slow to adopt smartphone and app-controlled door locks. Here are a few things that may convince homeowners to install them. A better front door: What will it take for smart locks to succeed?
15 Aug 2014

Sharp Launches Smart Energy Storage For Buildings

Solar Love. Energy storage systems are a boon for generators, especially renewable energy generators, as they can regulate their energy supply while maintaining grid discipline. But energy storage systems can be of great advantage to large consumers