Archive for March 16, 2010
ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT HIGHLIGHTS
Broadband investment will help us lead the world in 21st century energy innovation. Here’s how we get there:Unleash energy innovation in homes by making energy data readily accessible to consumers.
For too long the innovation of computing and communications has not been applied to energy management and efficiency. Families and businesses know almost nothing about their electricity consumption and related costs until they receive their utility bill. Studies have repeatedly demonstrated that when people get feedback on their electricity usage, they make simple changes that save energy. Real-time information can also inform automated thermostats and More >
By GreenBiz Staff Published March 16, 2010
2009 will go down as one of the worst years in economic history. Overall venture capital spending fell to its lowest level in more than a decade. Initial public offerings (IPOs) in the U.S. continued at historic lows, with just 13 venture-backed IPOs in 2009 (up only slightly from a meager six venturebacked IPOs in 2008), according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association. Once stalwart financial and market leaders crumbled under new harsh economic realities, with many shuttering their operations or surviving as a mere shell of their former selves. Governments around the world, More >
TUESDAY, MARCH 16, 2010
Grid Net, a global leader of real-time Smart Grid and Smart Home software platforms for utilities, their partners and their customers, announced the new appointment of Andres Carvallo as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer. Andres will work closely to help shape and drive the company’s product strategies, and will work with rest of the leadership team to propel the already rapid and successful establishment of Grid Net and its products and solutions into new customer engagements and markets. Andres will be responsible for the company’s branding, messaging, partnerships, marketing, commercialization, support and solutions efforts, worldwide.
Andres brings to More >