Part 5 of an Inside Energy series Blackout: Reinventing The Grid
Our electricity system is changing rapidly around us. New sources of renewable power are meeting technologies that can crunch unprecedented amounts of data. It’s all leading to a major shakeup for how utilities do business.
Cara Neth and her husband, Torger Hougan, have accomplished something unthinkable: they’ve brought the temperature in their Fort Collins, Colorado home up to 68 degrees. Even a few months ago, they would struggle to get the thermostat up to 50 or 60 degrees.