Smart grid technologies got a lot more VC interest in 2008, and major players like IBM are upping their efforts as well. Maybe that's because of the utility-scale size of the potential spoils.Many names and stories.
There's something a little sci-fi like about the idea of a "smart grid" – an electricity transmission system that can monitor and control the flow of power between utilities and their customers to avoid blackouts, smoothly incorporate distributed power generation and even use plug-in electric vehicles as grid storage batteries....MUCH MORE
Monday, December 29, 2008
The Year in Smart Grid