### The top 10 trends from the year’s big smart grid show

One of the year's largest smart grid conferences -- DistribuTECH -- closes today in San Antonio, Texas. It's like the CES for utilities, power companies and the vendors that are trying to sell them stuff. Here are the top 10 trends I took away.…

### Fisker says its problem Karmas are almost all fixed

Fisker has been rushing to fix the problem with the hose clamp for the batteries on its Karma electric car. It says that the "majority" of its customers' and dealers' cars with problem batteries have either gotten new batteries or have been repaired.…

### Oil giant BP backs CoolPlanet BioFuels

Oil giant BP has invested in biofuel startup CoolPlanet BioFuels, according to an announcement on Thursday. CoolPlanet BioFuels is the biofuel startup you have never heard of but that has unusually famous investors like GE, Google, NRG Energy and ConocoPhillips.…