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Communication Breakdown Between Utilities and Their Online Customers

August 23, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Utilities and Online Customers

Utilities are lagging behind most of their private-sector peers, and even many government agencies, when it comes to using digital technology to reach their customers. That oversight is costing them money today -- and in the future, it could start losing them customers.[read more]

Tesla Shifts Gears to Enter Utility Industry

March 9, 2014 by Sarah Battaglia
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After its launch in 2003, Tesla Motors quickly became a force to be reckoned with. With the tremendous success of the Roadster and the Model S, Tesla became known for its impressive technology in energy efficient vehicles. Now it is attempting to become a major player in energy efficient homes.[read more]

SolarCity's Networked, Grid-Ready Energy Storage Fleet

March 8, 2014 by Jeff St. John
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SolarCity, the country’s biggest solar PV installer, and Tesla Motors, the country’s biggest electric vehicle maker (and soon to be the country’s biggest advanced battery manufacturer), could also soon become the utility industry’s worst nightmare.[read more]