BPL is finally dead. The City of Manassas, Virginia which spent $1.6 million building and running nations' biggest BPL network has pulled the plug on the service that had about 500 residential and 46 businesses customers. It cost the city$100,000 a month to maintain.…

IBM Launches Software to Act as Smart Grid Glue for Startups

It’s always been hard to explain IBM’s (s IBM) role in the smart grid — the computing company has its hands in…

FAQ: Smart Grid

President Obama has called for the installation of 40 million smart meters and 3,000 miles of transmission lines. That means 2009 could…