Tag Archives: IBM

TheStreet.com: "Smart Grid Not A Smart Investment"

I was just perusing the blogosphere for the latest news in the green energy space to get other view points, keep up to date with what’s going on and possibly pin point some investment ideas I haven’t thought of.  I don’t think I’ll be using the TheStreet.com as a source of good info.  I came across a post at TheStreet.com calling smart grid investments “not so smart”.  I had to read it twice to make … Read the rest

IBM and Cisco (CSCO) Collaborating On Amsterdam Smart Grid

IBM (IBM) and Cisco (CSCO) are announcing a smart grid pilot project today in Amsterdam for 500 households to help the city make smarter use of its energy.  The initiative is part of the Amsterdam Smart City initiative with the ultimate goal to create a more sustainable city.  

The two companies will be part of a consortium which will implement smart metering and home energy management technology in homes to provide customers with the feedback … Read the rest

3 Reasons To Invest In The Smart Grid

By Nick Hodge of GreenChipStocks.com
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You can often get a pretty good pulse on emerging cleantech themes by reading the pages of the Green Chip Review.

Going over my articles from the past two months, I noticed a clear trend: water and smart grid are the themes of the day.

And it’s not hard to see why.

The American Southwest and Southeast are three years into the … Read the rest

IBM (IBM) Consulting Service To Help Businesses Cut Carbon

IBM just announced the release of a new consulting service called Strategic Carbon Management to help businesses reduce their carbon footprints and save water and energy. IBM’s software can break down energy use and water use by department, so businesses can see how they are doing overall and how much each department contributes.

Here’s what Earth2Tech had to say about the new release:

One of few veterans in this fast-growing field, IBM said in today’s

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IBM (IBM) Hired To Create Malta’s Smart Grid System

IBM has been hired by 2 Maltese companies, Enemalta Corporation and Water Services Corporation, to design and install a smart grid for the entire nation. Under the terms of the 70 million euro agreement, IBM will create a smart grid system to manage electricity and water use, replace the country’s analog meters with smart meters, and integrate the utility systems to allow for remote monitoring and management. The major benefits of the system include … Read the rest