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Earth2Tech's Top 15 Smart Grid Influencers

Jim Rogers, CEO Duke Energy:

Influence: Rogers leads the power company Duke Energy, one of the largest electric utilities in the United States.

Not many figures in the energy industry are as controversial as Duke Energy’s chief Jim Rogers. The executive has taken an aggressive stance on how utilities should move into energy efficiency but at the same time Duke still derives much of its electricity from coal. Still Duke has come up with interesting energy efficiency programs like its Save-a-Watt project (though some local regulators have been opposed to it) and is planning one of the largest smart meter and smart grid tech deployments in the U.S.

17 Responses to “Earth2Tech's Top 15 Smart Grid Influencers”

  1. Impressive list! It sounds like George Arnold & all these companies plus many more have their work cut out for them. Wishing everyone all the luck to create a cleaner, smarter and more efficient energy system.
    There are other companies that are working just as hard but not mentioned above. For example,

    Thank you for posting!