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Energy Quote of the Day: 'This has not Been Done Before,' Energy & Tech Increasingly Collide

July 20, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Energy and Tech Crunch

As energy technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, the distinction between pure-play energy companies and technology companies becomes increasingly blurred. Companies are adding computer scientists and other specialists to their pay rolls like never before.[read more]

Frictionless Energy: How Energy Companies are Finally Putting Customers First

July 8, 2014 by Matt Stewart
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Energy companies are often likened to tech companies. They share many of the same investors, are often based in tech hubs like the Bay Area, and usually emphasize innovation. Yet renovating our energy infrastructure requires a different suite of tools than developing an app.[read more]

Biomass: Not Carbon Neutral and Often Not Clean

April 10, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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Power companies, facing pressure to find alternatives to fossil fuels like coal, are often consider turning to biomass – an umbrella term for fuel that is newly derived from plant matter. Until recently, most people including policy makers assumed all biomass was clean and renewable.[read more]