Archive for Ecology and Environment
There are major transformations underway in the U.S. electric grid, driven by an aging infrastructure and growing concern over the environment. Well-established firms, like IBM and SAP, have launched energy practices aimed at capturing emerging opportunities to revolutionize the way electricity is delivered to our homes.
But there is a similar shift about to occur on the demand side, and the residential market is ripe with opportunities to revolutionize the ways in which we use that energy in our homes. This briefing looks at the trends and challenges facing this market.
- What Is Smart Energy and Why Does It Matter?
- What Makes a Successful Smart Energy Technology?
- What Are The Opportunities Ahead?
- 25 Smart Energy Home Startups to Watch
New York tends to be a dusty city and a vacuum cleaner is clearly a required accessory. I am not a big fan of the “American” stand-up vacs. I prefer the European models.
But this time, I am kind of tempted by a backpack model. Ok, it might be a hammer to kill a fly, but I think I would use the vac more often. Finding the right model is going to be a challenge though.
Here are a couple of sites that seem to have some nice models:
Go away dust !!!!
The single most important issue of our time – global warming – is being empowered by the greatest communication revolution of our day. In other words, the fight against climate change will be waged by the new tools of the web — social networks, collaboration software and community sites …
evolvist: the founder came to Google today to talk about his book “The Big Green Apple”.
Interesting ideas (in the book) and interesting web site.