Daily Sprout

Comverge + PECO: Utility PECO says it has signed up with demand response provider Comverge — release.

An Open Letter to Ban Ki Moon on Climate Change: Neal Dikeman calls for Christiana Figueres of Costa Rica to become the next UNFCCC Secretariat. Interesting idea — Cleantech Blog.

Austin Aiming for a Grid Makeover: “The city of Austin, Tex., today presented a wide-ranging list of recommendations for remaking its electricity system, including more energy efficiency measures and a change to the business model of the local utility.” — Green Inc.

Australia Cutting Carbon from IT: “Australia‚Äôs Finance Minister, Lindsay Tanner, has reportedly laid out a target to cut roughly 13% of the carbon emissions from its data centre operations over the next five years.” — Greentelecomlive.com via GreenBroadband

Solar Robots!: “The National Renewable Energy Lab, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, has some new deputies in its push to develop cheaper, more efficient solar cells. Meet the NREL bots.” — Discovery.