Monthly Archives: April 2012

Plugging in: No Compromises. (Almost) No Gas.

April 16, 2012

The Fishers are among about 20 volunteer participants in Pecan Street’s smart grid demonstration project who have already purchased or leased a Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicle. “When you’re an early adopter, you expect a few rough edges,” Fisher said. “But we haven’t found any. It’s the nicest car I’ve ever owned.” Read More »

Pecan Street Inc. and New $1.5 Million Lab Give Students Hands-On Research Experience

UT - Cockrell School of Engineering April 10, 2012

"There is no other university in the nation where students and professors are working this directly ... on developing and testing real-world applications at the intersection of electricity systems, big data and consumer technologies." – Brewster McCracken, Executive Director, Pecan Street Inc. Read More »