Make your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient–without the need for an expensive retrofit or sensors on every device.
The national MyEnergi Lifestyle Retrofit contest could be your ticket to much lower utility bills and a tiny carbon footprint.
GreenTech Advocates explores whether 2012 might be the year appliances like your washer connect to the grid to help you manage energy costs.
The latest edition of Consumer Reports compares efficiency as well as performance for appliances and electronics, with recommendations for saving energy.
The iPower consortium in Denmark is trying to advance smart-grid technologies to help smooth wind power, with its rises and falls, onto the grid.
LG rolls out its first two smart appliances this year, including a smart grid-ready fridge that recommends recipes based on what’s inside it.
A new report from Pike Research suggests that while sales of energy-saving, smart grid-connected appliances remain slow, sales are likely to pick up in 2013.