January 05 2009 / by Garry Golden
Category: Energy Year: 2009 Rating: 6 Hot
What might be at the top of the list as the 'Next Big Thing' for the energy sector?
Creating a 'Smart Grid' (Guide) for Electricity that is more resilient, responsive and efficient.
2009 should be a significant year for investing in the three main ingredients of smart infrastructure: Software, Sensors & Storage.
In 2009 we will be watching for major investments made by utiltiies with the help of 'smart grid' startups and incumbents capable of transforming how we manage, distribute and store electrons:
3) BPL Global (Better Power Lines)
6) Trilliant Networks
7) Silver Spring Networks – Kleiner Perkins investment
12) Eka Systems
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