Monday, May 23, 2011

Why the Success of the Smart Energy Grid Requires a Multipronged Approach

by Eric Dresselhuys

Eric Dresselhuys is the executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Silver Spring Networks and has more than 13 years of experience in developing smart grid solutions to address the industry’s most pressing challenges.

The prevailing discussion surrounding the smart grid is rightly focused on customer engagement. Sadly, that discussion has turned into an argument of gadgets versus behavioral modification tools — in-home displays and programmable thermostats versus community comparisons and social media. This argument creates a false dichotomy and runs the risk of keeping whole segments of people from engaging with their energy consumption habits. The reality is that energy efficiency is too important and broad for any one-size-fits-all solution. A portfolio of choices needs to be available, including some that haven’t even been thought of yet read the full article...

Monday, May 9, 2011

Art Contest - Art Takes London - Call to Artists

Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2011
Organization: Artists Wanted
Contact Name: Maya

Opportunity Type:
Contests / Juried Shows, Call for Submissions, Fairs / Festivals, Gallery Exhibition Opportunities

Exhibition is Held:
Brick and Mortar Gallery

$10 per image or $79 for 8-20 images

Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Literary, Metalsmithing, Mixed Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Performance, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video, Watercolor, Other Media

Daria Brit Shapiro (Head Curator of Artists Wanted)
Alexis Hubshman (Founder, Scope Art Fair)
Jason Goodman (Founder, 3rd Ward)
Miami? Been there. New York? Done that. Now, we're taking it to London! Scope Art Show and Artists Wanted have partnered up once again in the search for the best artistic talent to showcase before thousands of curators, art dealers, gallerists, critics, collectors and artists. Pack your Wellies, London's Calling.
You are invited to show your work at SCOPE Art London. Eight artists will walk away as winners, one artist will be awarded $10,000 in grants and a feature booth at SCOPE London. This is your opportunity to present your work at the premier showcase for international contemporary art.