Thursday, April 26, 2012

Will Cities Defect from IOUs?

This article takes an in depth look into a trend of US communities that are breaking away from investor owned utilities (IOU) in order to run their own municipal systems. The article offers a detailed review of the motivations behind these endeavors while providing a number of interesting insights and links to additional resources.
Will cities defect from IOUs?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

On Facebook, Some Friendly Energy Rivalry

Here is a great example of how social media and new technologies are changing people's habits for the better (for once). What better way to make a difference than through a little friendly competition?

New York Times: On Facebook, Some Friendly Energy Rivalry