DS2 VP Chano Gomez explains the appeal of G.hn and HomeGrid

ITU-T's G.hn was created recently apparently without fanfare or even a website -- but has started to generate enthusiasm . . .

CopperGate buys Conexant's HomePlug AV business
Tel Aviv, Israel-based chipmaker CopperGate Communications bought Conexant Systems' HomePlug AV technology, it said last week . . .

Actiontec 'unfreezes' video game
graphics with HomePlug AV
Actiontec Electronics last week released what it's calling the MegaPlug AV power line gaming kit -- a next-generation power line . . .

DOE picks 9 projects to research/demo a better grid
Last month the US DOE picked projects to receive US$50 million in federal funding to help identify technologies and approaches to . . .

Republican senator wants billions
poured into alternative power R&D
Sen Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn, called for a five-year "Manhattan Project" style research effort to hasten clean energy independence . . .

CenterPoint Energy files plan for
big smart metering trial
CenterPoint Energy's electric transmission and distribution subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric.