Start-up GridPoint makes a product that connects to renewable power sources such as solar panels. It stores electricity and uses an onboard, Net-connected PC to gather usage data. That information allows people to schedule their usage to lower their electricity bills.
Bill Detwiler is the Editor for Technical Content and Ecosystem at Celonis. He is the former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and previous host of TechRepublic's Dynamic Developer podcast and Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show.