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JUNE
2012
Giving people the means to closely monitor and adjust their electricity use lowers their monthly bills and could significantly reduce the need to build new power plants, according to a yearlong government study. The results of the research project by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory of the Energy [..]
fri 8
JUNE
2012
Launched in early April, Apps for Energy challenged software developers to build web and mobile apps that help utility customers understand and visualize their energy usage data in meaningful ways. The competition leverages Green Button -- an open standard for sharing electricity data that is available to millions [..]
fri 8
JUNE
2012
The world's population is growing and concentrating in cities. This is a process that started with the industrial revolution two hundred years ago and is still ongoing in an intense way. A 2011 UN report on human settlements estimates that 70% of the world's population will be living in cities by 2050. In this context, [..]
fri 8
JUNE
2012
Online Engagement Digital Agenda Assembly 2012 (1 June 2012) More than 800 members are currently taking part in the online discussion platform which Neelie Kroes launched on 19 April in preparation for the Digital Agenda Assembly (Brussels, 21-22 June) and the forthcoming review of the Digital [..]
fri 8
JUNE
2012
EU Smart Energy and Sustainable ICT Conference - videos of the main sessions online 31 May 2012 Did you miss the European Commission's conference Smart Energy and Sustainable ICT on 3 - 4 May 2012. You can now watch the videos and photos of the main sessions online. See also: Access the Conference materials [..]