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Navigating the Path to 100% Clean Electricity in California

By passing SB-100, California committed itself to attaining 100% carbon-free electricity by the year 2045. While that is an admirable goal, what is needed to actually get there? How realistic is this goal? These are some of the questions that experts in the energy field discussed at a panel discussion entitled “California’s SB-100: The Race […]

March 5, 2020

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Perspectives on the Future of the Electrical Utility

As 2019 came to a close, two reports provided some insight into the future of the electric utility, 2020 Strategic Directions: Megatrends by Black & Veatch and In an accelerated energy transition, can US utilities fast-track transformation? by the GridWise Alliance and EY Global Services Ltd. (EY).  While focusing on different aspects, these two reports […]

March 5, 2020

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Intelligent Efficiency: The Intersection of Digitalization & Energy Efficiency

smart buildings and smart communities continue to evolve, the intersection of data-driven solutions and energy efficiency—known as intelligent efficiency (IE)—has become an area of innovation growth.

November 11, 2019

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Innovator Series: Closing the Native American Reservation Electricity Gap

As part of our energy series of talks, it was our pleasure to hear presentations from two distinguished speakers, Catherine Sandoval, Associate Professor of Law and a former Commissioner with the California Public Utilities Commission and Javier Kinney, Executive Director with the Yurok Tribe, on a very different energy related issue.

August 29, 2019

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Can Renewable Energy Remain Competitive?

The promise for renewable energy is dependent on prices remaining competitive. As Rainer Sternfield of Intertrust points out in Tech Lightning Rounds, renewable energy requires data interoperability to achieve long-term value when compared to traditional energy sources.

August 21, 2019

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Innovator Series: Digitalization, Energy and Start-ups

As part of the Innovator Series, we were honored to host Wade Bitaraf , the Founder of the Energy and Sustainability initiative at Plug and Play for a talk on digitalization, energy and start-ups.

August 14, 2019

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Solar: Cheapest Form of Electricity

Global climate change has had observable effects on the environment, including melting glaciers, shrinking rivers and lakes, and has caused cycles that are atypical for plants, such as trees flowering sooner.

August 14, 2019

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Innovator Series: Making Drivers Safer through Deep Learning and a Mobile App

Intertrust’s Innovator Series is an ongoing series of talks given by innovators on a number of topics important to the technology industry.

July 18, 2019

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Innovator Series: Energy and Mobility | Trends, Innovation, and Disruption

As part of our Innovator Series, we were honored to host Nitin Vaish at World Innovation Lab’s headquarters in Palo Alto for a tech talk on the energy and mobility sector.

July 1, 2019

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Schneider Electric Discusses How to Power 5G

In episode 7 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig interviews energy experts to discuss the transformation of the energy industry catalyzed by technology, including cloud, IoT sensors, data exchanges and data interoperability. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic

June 27, 2019

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innogy Ventures Discusses Data Interoperability for Energy Companies

In episode 7 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig interviews energy experts to discuss the transformation of the energy industry catalyzed by technology, including cloud, IoT sensors, data exchanges and data interoperability. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic

June 24, 2019

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Chevron Uses Data, Drones and AR to Transform Energy Output

In episode 4 of Tech Lightning Rounds, Beth Kindig interviews energy experts to discuss the transformation of the energy industry catalyzed by technology, including data, IoT, drones, and augmented reality. Interviews are held in “lightning round” format, which are rapid interviews with tech experts for immediate depth on each topic

June 19, 2019

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DigiKoo – Using Modulus to Free Utility Data for Planning EV Charging Stations Case Study

Find out how Modulus helps German utilities quickly and securely share grid data to support EV charging station planning.

April 3, 2019

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