13 Sep '11, 3pm

First Takes: Saving Energy with Peer Pressure, the Redskins Kickoff a Solar Array & More

First Takes: Saving Energy with Peer Pressure, the Redskins Kickoff a Solar Array & More

• Keeping Up with the Joneses: Honeywell and energy management software creator Opower are teaming up to develop a web-connected programmable thermostat that will help households save energy by using the smart device -- and data it supplies about energy use and spending by similar households in the region. Honeywell and Opower announced their partnership today. Green Biz Senior Writer Marc Gunther explored how Opower taps the power of peer pressure to spur energy savings in a post last year. • The Vanguard of the Solar Boom: Three companies have emerged as the top solar panel suppliers amid a growing number of commercial scale projects. The firms are First Solar and SunPower Corporation in the U.S. and Suntech Power of China. Meanwhile six states have the lion's share of those commercial scale projects: California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, New Jersey and Mexico. SmartPlanet...

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