[INTERVIEW] ‘It comes down to IT going green’

[THE INVESTOR] Gary Cook, a senior IT analyst at Greenpeace, said that he has noticed a particular trend among the younger generation in the United States — they delay getting their driver’s license after they turn 20. “It’s interesting. America, very much defined by car culture, is seeing lowering importance of getting a car. An interesting shift over the last five years,” Cook said in an interview with The Korea Herald. He explained that many drivers in the U.S. are choosing electric vehicles as the first option, wanting to move…

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Week in Smart Metering-Preparing the right skills

IT minors could close some of the skills gaps in the utility industry, writes Claire Volkwyn, editor, Metering & Smart Energy International. I read the report on metering.com about smart energy talent with great interest. It has long been my opinion that the modern energy engineer needs to be more than an expert in electric energy – he (or she) needs to have some IT expertise in order to comfortably work in the ‘new normal’ that is the modern energy industry… read more…

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