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Is Combating Climate Change IoT’s Killer App?

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  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Friday, November 11, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Friday, November 11, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

  • Techonomy16 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Friday, November 11, 2016. (Photo by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.paulsakuma.com

Panelists

Robert Gaudette
President NRG Business Solutions, NRG Energy

Diane Regas
Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund

Moderator

David Kirkpatrick
Founder and CEO, Techonomy


Monitoring, metering, measuring, and controlling the world with the Internet of Things may mark a tipping point in combating climate change. Sensors monitor fugitive emissions of methane and other pollutants, smart grids help manage energy demand, and connected electric vehicles not only mean less-polluting transportation, but can double as energy storage on demand – facilitating a faster switch to variable renewable energy sources like wind and solar.

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