NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches sight of an extremely long filament of solar material in the form of a long, dark tendril across the sun's surface.
Cleabweb Hackathon sponsor already offers several options for smart-grid utility and consumer communications including hardware.
Developers can make "Energy Internet" apps that gather electricity data and control "smart" networked thermostats and appliances over a cloud-based development platform.
Cloud platform compatible with wide variety of devices, including Android and iOS, will enable developers to reach wide group of customers as well as utilities and energy service providers.
Tendril gains investment and partnership with Siemens to market home energy management software and gear to utilities for smart-grid programs.
Smart grid company releases an application that seeks to improve consumer involvement in home energy with personalized energy plans and social networking.
Smart-grid technology company Tendril acquires Grounded Power, a start-up which has applied techniques from campaigns to help people quit smoking to home energy efficiency.
Tendril is designing a home energy system aimed at people who aren't tech-savvy or willing to work hard on energy efficiency.
Vivint partners with consumer smart-grid company Tendril to add energy management to Vivint's home security and automation system.
Smart-grid start-up Tendril Networks and GE will test a system in which home appliances share data with utilities to cut electricity consumption.