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02.28.12
ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on)
02.28.12

ELVIIS Volvo C30 EV charges from any standard outlet, bills the driver (hands-on)

The electric vehicle is still a fresh enough concept that the issue of redirecting the bill when fi...

By Z. Honig,   02.28.12
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02.01.11
Intel and Capgemini to develop tablet for home energy management
02.01.11

Intel and Capgemini to develop tablet for home energy management

If Google and Microsoft can get in on the home energy management wave then hey, why not Intel? Chip...

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03.03.10
ComEd launches pilot solar energy program for 100 customers in Chicago
03.03.10

ComEd launches pilot solar energy program for 100 customers in Chicago

Chicago utility company ComEd announced earlier this week it will launch a pilot program for 100 of...

By L. Dziuban,   03.03.10
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10.08.09
Australian power grid attacked by virus, Linux saves the day
10.08.09

Australian power grid attacked by virus, Linux saves the day

This isn't the first time we've heard of an institutional virus outbreak -- even the crew of the In...

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09.30.09
Google working to make electric vehicles charge more efficiently
09.30.09

Google working to make electric vehicles charge more efficiently

The idea to make plug-in electric vehicles charge more efficiently and reduce strain on the grid is...

By D. Melanson,   09.30.09
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10.30.08
GE developing smart appliances: the future just got a bit less interesting
10.30.08

GE developing smart appliances: the future just got a bit less interesting

You know, the future used to be so much cooler before we gave up on our dreams of flying cars. Now...

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01.19.08
Hackers reportedly targeting cities' power systems
01.19.08

Hackers reportedly targeting cities' power systems

We know, hackers tend to get a pretty bad rap these days, but with some of 'em out there creating g...

By D. Murph,   01.19.08
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12.20.07
Angry UNIX sysadmin tries to shut down California power grid
12.20.07

Angry UNIX sysadmin tries to shut down California power grid

Looks like someone's trying to inspire a new generation of BOFH posts -- Lonnie Charles Denison, a U...

By Nilay Patel,   12.20.07
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07.05.06
Residential windmill saves money, the environment
07.05.06

Residential windmill saves money, the environment

Even if you're not into that whole "respecting the environment" thing, how many of you homeowners ou...

By Evan Blass,   07.05.06
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