Out of the cloud of Google PowerMeter’s demise comes a new vision for enabling consumers to monitor, control, compare, and compete in social circles with saving power. People Power’s new Android app (iOS coming soon), GreenX PowerStrip, and GreenX Hub came live today.
Archive | June, 2011
It’s been said the killer app for the smart grid is the electric vehicle. How are these tied together? There’s a lot we take for granted that has to change, starting with infrastructure and how we think about electricity and personal transportation, to make the green dream behind EVs come true.
I thought it’d be fun to consider what might happen and start a rumor. If the stock price slide in Research in Motion continues, they’re going to be a takeover target. Who would be the suitor is the question in this complicated landscape we call mobile devices.
Will the same magic that went into the making of the Apple Store transform JC Penney into a new experience in retail? That’s the bet with hiring Ron Johnson from Apple, but creating theater in an existing box isn’t going to be easy.