Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pecan Street Project, NREL and UT begin design of Home Research Lab

Press Release • April 26, 2011

Pecan Street Project has acquired a site and will soon begin construction of a smart grid interoperability research facility. Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will lead the programming and technical specification development for the facility, which will be located in Austin’s Mueller community. Read More »

Getting Consumers to Buy Smart Grid Electric Power

ID University April 19, 2011

Chances are you are only vaguely aware of the so-called smart grid. Brewster McCracken, executive director of Pecan Street Project, hopes someday you’ll consider it as integral to your consumption of electricity as the Internet is to your consumption of knowledge. Read More »

Pecan Street Project Tops $3 Million in Direct Funding to University of Texas for Research and Education

Press Release • April 19, 2011

Less than 16 months since beginning active operations, Pecan Street Project Inc. announced today that its direct funding of University of Texas at Austin research, education and technology commercialization has topped $3 million. Read More »