Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Ujjwal Bhattacharjee, a principal consultant with PA Consulting Group who specializes in renewable energy and energy efficiency. He evaluates energy efficiency in Massachusetts green buildings from 2004 – 2007.
Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Meetesh Patel, president and CEO of New Energy Technologies, which develops next-generation alternative energy technologies. He describes a technology called MotionPower, which harnesses the untapped potential generated from the kinetic energy of moving vehicles. It’s being developed to be installed anywhere vehicles slow down–outside fast-food drive-ups, for example.
Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets interviews Mike Lang, executive vice president of Numerex, a network service and solution company. He discusses the security issues surrounding the smart grid and its two-way communication system. He also addresses some of the ways to prevent security leaks.
Lisa Cohn of Energy Efficiency Markets continues her interview with Larry Owens, manager of customer services for Silicon Valley Power, which is creating a smart metering system. He describes his project, talks about the challenges of keeping up with smart grid applications and describes future technologies, such as appliances that will be operated remotely.