Tag Archives: Electricity

Smart Grid Technology to Become Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

FROM CNET: Investment in security for smart electrical-grid systems will grow tremendously over the next five years, according to a report released Wednesday by Pike Research. (Credit: CNET) With the U.S. electrical grid–and other national grids worldwide–poised to become smart systems with integrated communications, the possible threat of sabotage has become an obvious concern. To […]

Smart-grid companies feel growing pains

From CNET: If you think utilities will swiftly adopt smart-grid technologies, consider the story of GridPoint. Despite being only seven years old, the high-profile energy start-up has adjusted its strategy a few times and made a string of acquisitions. At first, it planned on selling home energy management systems and batteries to consumers, then shifted […]