Cisco and smart-meter maker team on communications system based on IP to connect everything from people's homes to power distribution equipment on the grid.
Networking giant to augment its IP-based communications tech with planned purchase of start-up Arch Rock, which makes wireless sensors for buildings, data centers, and utility networks.
With more safety concerns around smart meters, a study measures the radio frequency emissions of one meter and finds them well below FCC standards.
Brooklyn-based start-up with colorful home energy management interface wants to target consumers directly.
Company introduces network control device and software platform designed to collect data from smart meters and sensors and automate jobs on local grid power distribution loops.
Smart Grid software and data services market to reach annual revenue of $4.2 billion worldwide by 2015, says research analyst.
Company partners with smart-meter manufacturer and eight utilities to offer its Web-based application for monitoring home energy use.
Home energy management start-up will bypass slow-moving utilities and sell gear directly to consumers eager to try tech for home energy efficiency and control.
U.S. president unveils a tax credit, from funds earmarked under a stimulus package he signed last February, to boost jobs by promoting clean energy.
Smart-grid stimulus money was heavy on hardware, but utility industry groups are now focusing on giving consumers energy management tools that promote efficiency.