Book Excerpt: Macrowikinomics (Part 4)

Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams explore what happens when wikinomics meets the green energy economy

...What if there was a way to integrate new sources of renewable power, including the power the homeowners, businesses and buildings generate themselves? What if you could also provide better tools and better information to allow consumers to manage their energy usage and even pump energy they generate back into the grid? This same system would allow utilities to monitor and control their networks more effectively and make new business models and dynamic pricing schedules possible for the first time. And, on top of all that, you could also sharply reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and help save the planet.

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