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A Day in the Life of the ecobee Smart Thermostat Part 2

…ther sell the savings or forgo buying electricity when rates are really high. All of this value is delivered by smart grid technologies including smart meters. What’s your take on the Nest/Google acquisition and what makes ecobee different? The Google/Nest transaction is fantastic – it really validates the market we’re in and puts a spotlight on smart products like ours. When we shipped the firstecobee in 2009, the reaction from most peopl…

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Introducing Rick Geiger to the NEW Cisco Energy Blog

…ron is a key partner of Cisco, as many of you will know. Presently Rick is Executive Director for Utilities and Smart Grid, on Cisco’s Value Acceleration team (formerly Business Transformation Team), and Rick and the Smart Grid Vertical Team serve the Americas Utility markets with Secure, Resilient and Scalable network solutions for smart grid, advanced metering, distribution automation, utility telemetry and energy management. Despite his USA re…

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Amsterdam Embraces the Internet of Everything, Paving the Way for a More Connected City

…and things (see photo to the left). Cisco and the city of Amsterdam have been working together on a variety of Smart City endeavors for ten years now, including citywide optical fiber to the home, a Smart Grid, Smart Work place and Public TelePresence capabilities. By creating a more holistic Internet of Everything strategy for Amsterdam, the agreement will further strengthen our partnership Mayor and allow us to pursue new opportunities while p…

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Ready for the Next Phase Of The Smart Grid?

…architecture.  To learn more about these, register for and join: Distribution Automation: The Next Phase of the Smart Grid Network In this webinar you will learn how Cisco is helping Utilities design and deploy an end-to-end communication infrastructure that creates greater value.  Technology experts will be on hand to answer your questions on Cisco FAN Architecture, distribution automation, security and incident response, as well as the future o…

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Will Utilities Become Obsolete? The 1st Step to Get Ready for the IoT World Forum

…& Marketing Director, Renault Group will discuss this pivotal moment for electric vehicles and the overall smart grid.  The smart grid will be one of the keys to a cleaner transportation future; and whether or not tomorrow’s smart grid becomes a reality could hinge upon widespread adoption of electric vehicles by consumers and the construction of the charging infrastructure these plug-in cars will require today. Biz – 16 – 29 October 10:45am…

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