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With the Acquisition of Opower, Oracle Now an Energy Player

Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On May 2, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it…
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Interview: Anand Babu on Opower’s Strategy

I had a chance to talk to Anand Babu, Opower's Director of Platform Strategy about how the company's technology works, where it's headed,…
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Utilities Provide 4 Lessons in Consumer Behavior Change

The latest heat wave provide one more incentive for utilities to take action to encourage customers to save energy. Their innovative efforts provide…
Obama Administration announces new green button partners

Green Button Energy Program Gathers Steam

Earlier this year the Obama Administration launched the ambitious Green Button initiative, designed to help utility companies across the nation coordinate new energy-saving…
President Obama's Green Button energy conservation program attracts industry support

President’s Green Button Energy Saving Program Attracts Heavy Hitters

Utilities, software companies and other energy related companies support President Obama's Green Button initiative to save energy.
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Top Utilities Reaching Out With Social Media

Perhaps the first step in the morphing of our electric delivery system into a more democratic enterprise is the adaption by a number…

Why Sustainability Needs a Makeover

Even though the sustainability movement has come a long way, it’s clear that it could benefit from some rebranding. At Sustainable Brands ’11,…

VentureSource Ranks Top Green Startups

Last week, we saw the results of the top 100 corporate citizen ranking from Corporate Responsibility magazine. This week, we have another ranking…
ECO:Nomics - Creating Environmental Capital

WSJ Announces Top 10 Venture Backed Clean Tech Companies

During this years ECO:nomics Conference, The Wall Street Journal announced the Top 10 venture-backed clean-tech companies.  Eco:nomics is a conference that brings together the…