SCADA is dead, long live IP

There is no mistaking that SCADA (traditional control networks for utilities) is under assault. Over the past several years, wireless IP-based communication networks have proven to be worthy for distribution automation applications.…

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Trilliant Raises a Whopping $106M

Smart grid startups have gotten more investment commitments this week than they have over the entire first quarter. On the heels of the $200 million smart grid pledge from GE and VCs, on Thursday smart grid firm Trilliant announced that it has raised $106 million.…

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Google Rewrites Docs, Makes Them Quicker & Richer

Google today is unveiling a rewritten Google Docs, tweaked to present information in real time as well as to enable better syncing across browsers -- the goal being to persuade CIOs that instead of upgrading to Microsoft Office 2010 they should switch to Google Docs.…

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Solyndra Snags $238M Umwelt Deal: Solyndra, which makes cylindrical, thin film photovoltaic systems, has won a supply deal with Germany-based solar integrator…

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