TESLA'S MODEL S CAVALRY RIDES

Posted by Industry News on Feb 22, 2013

Following last week’s dust up between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and John Broder of the New York Times, several reporters from other news organizations and Tesla enthusiasts recreated Broder’s ill-fated trip between Washington, D.C. and Boston. Peter Valpes-Dapena, writing for CNN Money, took the trip successfully, though “not without some anxiety” that he too would need rescue from a tow truck. “In the end, I made it,” he writes, “and it wasn’t that hard.”
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LIGHTS GO OUT ON THE BIG GAME; ADVANCED ENERGY COULD KEEP THEM ON

Posted by Industry News on Feb 8, 2013

The biggest sporting event of the year, the Super Bowl, also became an energy event when the Mercedes-Benz Superdome lost power for 34 minutes, just after Beyonce’s electric halftime performance. Although the cause of the power outage remains unclear, that hasn’t slowed down the reaction and commentary.
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OPOWER AND HONEYWELL PARTNER FOR HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Posted by Industry News on Feb 6, 2013

Opower and Honeywell have partnered to create the Energy Management Platform, which seeks to provide homeowners with tools to increase their energy efficiency through demand response and integrated efficiency programs with utilities. Participation in the program would mean 220 megawatts of peak shed capacity for utilities. SmartGrid News reports:
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