Federal economic stimulus led the U.S. Department of Energy to boost greentech funding to $1.75 billion in the second quarter — the most in a single quarter. This accelerated the disbursement… Read more »

More smart grid consolidation in the news this week. First, Maxim Integrated, a maker of power management chips, is parting with $315 million for smart grid metering firm Teridian. Also, Cooper… Read more »

We are currently at an inflection point with regard to smart grid upgrades. For the first time, the smart grid movement has the backing of the U.S. government and increasing buy-in… Read more »

President Obama has called for the installation of 40 million smart meters and 3,000 miles of transmission lines. That means 2009 could be the year that we finally start seeing real… Read more »

Smart energy has become a household term, but smart energy technology still has a long road ahead before it actually reaches most U.S. households. However, the residential market is ripe with… Read more »

I have mentioned many times before that one of my favorite web sites for productivity tips is 43 Folders with Merlin Mann.  Good tips, well written and a joy to read. … Read more »