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Green Community Competition in Saitama, Japan — Public vs. Private Sector

January 20th, 2012 | by Charis Michelsen

Clean energy is definitely a great thing for the average consumer – but it’s a little hard to get and it’s not easy to ensure a steady and sufficient supply from 100% green sources. Cue the formation of several coalitions testing the idea of a green neighborhood to see just how clean, energy efficient, and

Rome Welcomes EVs With Toshiba Smart Grid

September 26th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

The city of Rome, Italy is poised to welcome electric cars to its streets, according to Toshiba. The electronics giant announced this week that its Italian subsidiary Ansaldo Transmissione & Distribuzione S.p.A (Ansaldo T&D) won a contract to supply a smart grid distribution system to ACEA Distribuzione S.p.A (Gruppo ACEA), one of Italy’s leading public utilities. The system will include solar power arrays and storage batteries, as well as a control unit and smart meters

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