Reminders

Smart Grid / Smart Energy

Archives for August 2016 « Recent Articles

Photo of John VillaliOffline

Tesla's acquisition of Solar City can be seen as a merger between two companies that can create good synergies. Both companies are targeting environmentally friendly consumers, which are good prospects to purchase their electric vehicles, solar energy systems and backup storage. When looking at the merger from the surface, it looks like a good match for the two companies to combine their clean energy products and expand their reach to eco-friendly customers while cutting costs and increasing sales. However, when taking a deeper look at this from an economic and solar industry outlook perspective, the proposed merger loses some of its shine….pun intended.


Photo of John VillaliOffline

Takeaways from General Electric's (GE's) Minds + Machines Europe 2016 conference held mid-June in Paris, France. The event focused on the state of the Industrial Internet, which can be thought of as the Internet of Things (IoT) for industrial applications like manufacturing, power generation, and aviation.



Viewed 891,390 times