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As you heard at the AGM, our membership renewal rate is fantastic. This means two things: your OASIS work is valuable to you; and our members' loyalty is out of this world.
I saw Juval Lowy in a magnificent, long and somewhat breathless prophetic exercise compare the Smart Grid to the Internet.
OASIS Blue: Smart buildings and the Smart Grid are part of the answer
When easy oil runs out
Summary: Blue is the new Green: while Green is the moral discourse of sustainability, Blue is the economic language that will help us achieve it.
I will slog through this post despite the throbbing headache caused by the "white wine" (translate, 90 proof rice brandy) I was asked to consume profusely yesterday evening at a Guangdong-style (Cantonese) restaurant.