The US election season is taking off. And we've probably witnessed President Obama’s final big push to promote electric vehicles. Back in 2008, Obama aimed for 1 million vehicles on the road by 2015, as well as a revolution of the local car manufacturing economy.
"For sustainability to work, it first needs to be cool, then you need to make it cheap, and the last step is to make it mandatory." True story. Sustainability is cool - Tesla anyone? In fact, over 75% of Millennials (ages 18-35) is now willing to spend more on sustainable products.
Distributech is the largest energy transmission and distribution conference in the US. Its massive conference floors showcase booths that can easily span 1.000 square feet. As I witnessed at this year's conference, things are changing fast in the power distribution arena.
Year in, year out, tech and consumer companies gather early January in Las Vegas to showcase their latest tech gadgets and innovations at the Consumer Electric Show. The show is massive and products on display range from self-watering plant pots to an impressive amount of wearables and my personal favorite, the electric powered skateboard.