TECHNOLOGY - 4 Ways Tokyo’s Smart Meter Plan Breaks New Ground
Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s 27-million-unit smart meter project isn’t just about smart meters. It’s also about creating an end-to-end, citywide energy management platform, meant to link meters, utility enterprise platforms and smart devices in homes and businesses. And, if the project's open standards efforts pay off, it won’t just work with a select set of technologies, but remain open to future versions of “internet of things” deployments for y ...
http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/4-ways-tokyos-sm


TECHNOLOGY - Barcelona is “iCapital” of Europe
The European Commission has awarded the European Capital of Innovation (“iCapital”) prize to Barcelona (Spain) “for introducing the use of new technologies to bring the city closer to citizens”. Barcelona was chosen by a panel of independent experts in a close competition with Grenoble (France) and Groningen (The Netherlands). The €500,000 iCapital prize (IP/13/808) will.
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http://solarthermalmagazine.com/2014/03/18/barcelona-is-icap


TECHNOLOGY - How to make zero carbon cheese
From solar power through Nissan LEAFs to a traditional cheese cave, a combination of old and new technology produces very green cheese .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/how-make-z


TECHNOLOGY - Self-filtering water bottle also acts as a flashlight
The ÖKO Odyssey water bottle actually has six functions .. ...
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/self-filtering-water-bottl


TECHNOLOGY - Triboelectric Nanogenerator Technology Breakthrough — Power Output Density Boosted By A Factor Of 100,000
The technology of triboelectric nanogenerators (TENG) has come a long way since its unveiling only two years ago, based on the creator’s most recent press release. Since then, the technology has had its power output density boosted by a factor of over 100,000 — the power output now reaches up to, impressively, 300 Watts per Triboelectric Nanogenerator Technology Breakthrough — Power Output Density Boosted By A Factor Of 100,000 was originally pub ...
http://cleantechnica.com/2014/03/20/triboelectric-nanogenera


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