Both Juno and Deflategate hit Greater Boston hard this past week. Fortunately we’ve dug ourselves out of Juno – but we’re still buried in the Patriots’ mess.
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Like study-period before final exams, the days preceding the release of a new Groom Energy report can be wearying, filled with Dropbox editing, graphics tweaking, re-reading text for the fourth time and a little Red Bull. The period leading up to the release of our Enterprise Smart Grid Research Report was no different.
Today we released our Enterprise Smart Grid research report.
While 2011 held the promise and controversy of continued utility smart meter rollouts, 2012 may end up becoming the year of submeter.
Sub-metering your main meter is a fundamental start to developing a comprehensive corporate energy management strategy. But since this takes time, money or one of the few utilities that offer this as a free service, many companies don’t yet have this visibility.
Of course the conventional view is that the smart grid market will be “huge” – and the target for smart grid today is squarely on the residential market. So it shouldn’t be missed that within days of each other both Google and Microsoft killed their initial home energy software applications.
Today’s hype around Smart Grid 2.0 continues to be focused on utilities and the homeowner.