Alternative Energy: John Doerr Calls It the Largest Economic Opportunity of the 21st Century

Michael Giberson The WSJ’s Environmental Capital blog reports that venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (early backers of companies like Sun Microsystems, Amazon.com and Google), has become excited by clean technology. Kleiner partner John Doerr said the company hoped to cash in on what it believes will be a multi-trillion-dollar market for alternative … More Alternative Energy: John Doerr Calls It the Largest Economic Opportunity of the 21st CenturyMore Alternative Energy: John Doerr Calls It the Largest Economic Opportunity of the 21st Century

Xcel Will Make Boulder Colorado Its First “Smart Grid City”

Michael Giberson According to the Xcel Energy news release: The advanced, smart grid system – when fully implemented over the next few years – will provide customers with a portfolio of smart grid technologies designed to provide environmental, financial and operational benefits. Xcel Energy anticipates funding only a portion of the project, and plans to … More Xcel Will Make Boulder Colorado Its First “Smart Grid City”More Xcel Will Make Boulder Colorado Its First “Smart Grid City”