Solar-as-a-service provider Sunrun and smart thermostat company Nest are offering consumers significant financial incentives to motivate adoption of energy-efficient technology.
Pretty much everything is moving to the cloud these days. Why not your home or business’s thermostat?
The super grid, the focus of this week’s GreenBeat 2010 conference, isn’t just the domain of huge companies like GE and Cisco. The opportunities to create a clean, self-healing energy network, dynamically integrate renewable energy and local power sources, and automatically lower electricity demand are so big that startups are finding numerous niches to exploit. Besides the 10 startups presenting at GreenBeat’s Innovation Competition, here are nine more worth watching.