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Combined Heat and Computing: The Big Green Story for 2012?

Rick Nicholson, the resident smart-grid wonk at IDC Energy Insights, recently coined the clever phrase “combined heat and computing” to describe a concept that surfaced a few weeks ago in a story in The New York Times about the possibility of using data servers to heat homes. In a commentary about the Times story, Nicholson [...]
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Smart Grid Is A Bright Spot For Utilities In The Upcoming Year

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 years ago)

Several key smart grid areas will experience growth in 2012, according to predictions made by IDC Energy Insights. These fields include smart meters, distribution automation (DA), plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) and lithium-ion bat... Read Post

9 smart grid predictions for 2012

Utilities / Energy : Smart Grid (3 years ago)

IDC Energy Insights is one of the smart grid sector’s top research firms. Each year it issues its top 10 predictions for energy and utilities. I attended this year’s webinar and came away with my own version, which I’ve shared with ... Read Post

How Smart Manufacturing Can Increase Efficiency, Financial Benefits

Utilities / Energy : Environmental Management & Energy News (18 hours ago)

The future of factories is “smart manufacturing,” which can also deliver financial benefits, according to an IDC report that provides a guide for implementing smart manufacturing. The latest IDC Manufacturing Insights report, IDC Pl... Read Post

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