Utilities have already begun to adopt wireless technologies like WiFi, ZigBee, Z-Wave and some proprietary protocols as a way to curb power consumption.
Next, you're going to see WiMax make a bigger splash in greentech, a well-connected source in the electronics world told me. Expect to see companies fleshing out WiMax energy efficiency strategies in the relatively near future and some start-up activity. Grid Net
is already touting WiMax and is collaborating with Intel and General Electric.
WiMax, for those of you that haven't been in an airport in two years and thus haven't had to relieve your boredom by buying a copy of BusinessWeek, is a long range, high-bandwidth wireless...