My Friend Went 100% Solar. . . Indirectly

I was speaking with one of my friends recently and they were proudly telling me that they signed up for their utility’s 100% solar rate plan. I…


Is My Smart Home Really Smart?

I am a smart home geek. I have all the “smarts”: voice assistant/speaker, security cameras, lighting, fans/air purifiers and a thermostat. My home…


Seeing Climate Change First-Hand

I just returned from a stirring expedition to the frozen Arctic, the fastest-warming place on earth. During the trip, I witnessed first-hand what is…


Bringing Innovation to Life: Caltech’s FLOW Rocket Fund

Itron is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the FLOW Rocket Fund at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), which is now accepting…


DistribuTECH Insights: Blockchain in Energy and Intelligent Streetlights

The last day of DistribuTECH 2019 last week prompted an engaging discussion about the impact of IoT and blockchain on current and future energy…


Itron Idea Labs at the Cleantech Open Global Forum

I recently represented Itron Idea Labs at the Cleantech Open Global Forum held in Los Angeles at LACI, the Itron-sponsored Los Angeles Cleantech…