You might call it big data meets the grid. Panelists from Austin Energy, Meridian Solar, ERCOT, and Pecan Street Inc., came together recently at the CleanTX Forum to pitch the value of cleaner and connected communities. With Austin’s Mueller community as the centerpiece, the discussions focused on the impact of electric vehicles and rooftop solar. This time, however, the discussion was more than just visionary. This session had real data — from real people. “Photovoltaic (PV) and electric vehicles (EVs) together drive significant swings in the grid, and we really don’t know what that behavior looks like, we don’t have a laboratory,” opened ATI Co-Director Mitch Jacobsen. “But we do, it’s Mueller.” The Mueller community
The Open Compute Foundation’s Summit 2012, held in San Antonio and hosted by Rackspace, was an outstanding success in every way. John Doyle, Rocky Bullock and Nick Bullock attended the event as representatives of LGE Execs, the Open Compute Foundation’s virtual CFO. We’ve been closely involved with the company’s evolution toward this point, what with Nick setting up their financials and managing their day-to-day budget and Rocky serving as Secretary of the Board. We also have several other clients who are operating in the open-source space these days – Rocky has actually been working with two companies jointly to develop a working partnership in this area, and he’s having strategic discussions regarding the direction
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