GreenBeat Call for Submissions: Got a Smart Grid Killer App?

greenbeat_innovationcompetition_125x125_2_iabRenovating the power grid requires big ideas from start-ups, major technology companies, manufacturers, and university labs. Innovations will range from technologies that increase the grid’s capabilities and efficiency, to new business models that will bring the Smart Grid into fruition.

The GreenBeat 2009 Innovation Competition is seeking the best ideas for making the Smart Grid a reality. Submissions are being accepted until this coming Friday, October 30 November 4 (it’s recently been extended). So if you’ve got an innovation to share, enter it here.

VentureBeat will name the top 10 entrants on November 19, 2009 at the GreenBeat 2009 conference, where Al Gore and John Doerr will provide keynote presentations.

Triple Pundit readers can save 20 percent on GreenBeat 2009 tickets by using the coupon code “TRIPLEGREEN”. Register here.

Freelance writer Mary Catherine O'Connor finds that a growing number of companies are proving the ways that they can make good financially, socially and environmentally (as the triple bottom line theory suggests).With that in mind, she contributes to Triple Pundit, as well as to Earth2Tech and other pubs focused on sustainability. She also writes The Good Route, an Outside Magazine blog that addresses the intersection of sustainability and the active/outdoor life.To find out more, or to reach her, go to

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