At CES 2010, Molly Wood takes a look at the Tenrehte PicoWatt Smart Plug.
Startup Tenrehte wants to make smart-home gear--but it's first going after businesses willing to pay to remotely control equipment and cut wasted energy.
Tenrehte Technologies' Wi-Fi-enabled smart plugs called PicoWatt collect data on energy consumption and let people take advantage of off-peak rates.
Green-tech incubator shows interest in variety of startups from window treatments to biodiesel.
The tech industry's biggest companies are angling for a piece of the nascent home energy management business, but they are taking very different routes to get there.
Do we need an iTunes for home power management? Patent filings describe system that optimizes how power is delivered to devices with home wiring as conduit.
We discuss the winners of this year's Best of CES awards, and make our very own picks as well. But the most important news of the day has to be the whole Facebook bra color meme. What...is it something I said?
Both industry heavyweights and start-ups are pushing green-tech products at CES, a sign that eco-innovation is spreading in the consumer electronics business.
Green tech will come in many guises at CES with solar chargers, in-home energy displays, vampire power slayers, and all sorts of energy-efficient electronics.
Tenrehte Technologies allows consumers to monitor the power consumption of appliances in their homes. Any device plugged into the PICOwatt can be controlled with just a few clicks.