LAS VEGAS--Consumer electronics companies used to tout the energy efficiency of individual gadgets. Now many want to make your whole house more efficient.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show saw a blending of the consumer electronics and the energy businesses, often in the form of a smart home filled with connected devices.
There was still plently of outwardly green gear on the show floor, such as solar-powered radios and energy-saving power strips. But CES also saw more "home of the future" displays with electric-vehicle chargers, smart appliances, efficient LED lights, and even small wind turbines and solar panels. … Read more