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An Upcoming Speaking Event

An Upcoming Speaking Event

I’m honored to speak again about smart cities at Itron’s Utility Week 2019.  I’ll present with Avista Utilities Curt Kirkeby who will update us on the Urbanova project in Spokane. See https://urbanova.org/. Mayors and city managers need real answers about smart cities...

A New Paradigm of Thinking Whitepaper

A New Paradigm of Thinking Whitepaper

Innovation is all the buzz.  But ideas are cheap: it’s solutions that have value.  Can a regulated, monopolistic electric utility compete against the myriad nimble, technology start-ups that plan to change the world?  Does it need to?  We need a “new paradigm of...

The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

The Oil Industry & the Electric Car

Check out this Politico article about how the oil industry is influencing development of electric cars. Business is driven by technology and policy (read politics) and this is an excellent example of a huge policy debate that uses effective quotes like “The typical...

‘Smart’ Seattle

‘Smart’ Seattle

Smart Cities Dive wrote about Seattle as a 'smart' city. Seattle has impressive goals for personal EV mobility (cars, bikes and scooters apparently) and fleet electrification but their lack of charging infrastructure is a big challenge. Emerging technologies like...

Ben Hicks Bahamas Recover

Ben Hicks Bahamas Recover

Join sea life photographer, Ben Hicks, as he helps in the recovery of his beloved Bahamas. Ben is getting a low draft barge to carry emergency supplies into the hardest hit areas and then evacuate his friends. Support this effort at https://lnkd.in/eZY8ciV 100% of the...

Utilities Report

Utilities Report

Here's a link to a report about utilities. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting is increasingly important to certain segments of investors and many commercial and industrial customers of electric & gas utilities do ESG, triple bottom line or...

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