Pecan Street Inc.

Will You or the Grid Control Your Electric Car?

Scientific American June 18, 2013 ,,,,

The Pecan Street demonstration project—part of the newly built 280-hectare neighborhood known as Mueller—has become the largest concentrated community of electric vehicle (EV) owners in the world. Read More »

Pike Powers Laboratory & Center for Commercialization Launches Cutting Edge Research and Commercialization Facility

Press Release • June 11, 2013

Leaders from major technology firms, including Dell, Intel Corporation, Schneider Electric and National Instruments, along with representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, joined researchers from The University of Texas and the Pike Powers Laboratory & Center for Commercialization (Pike Powers Lab) at the product development facility’s formal opening today. Read More »

With Free Sample Data Set, Pecan Street Research Institute Expands Access to World-Class Energy Use Data to Global University Researchers

Press Release • April 11, 2013

For Immediate Release Contact: Colin Rowan,, (512) 222-9603 (Austin – April 11, 2013) For decades, university researchers pursuing energy innovations and solutions have been hindered by lack of research data on how people use electricity in their homes during the course of the day. But for the past two years, one U.S. university has […] Read More »

Pecan Street Inc. commercialization lab dedicated in Powers’ honor

Austin American-Statesman October 9, 2012 ,,

Austin tech development visionary Pike Powers on Monday encouraged a crowd of business, political and academic leaders to keep supporting the tech-related projects that he expects will spur future growth of jobs and business in Central Texas. Powers, 71, spoke at an event honoring his decades of work as an economic development strategist and leader. Read More »