Did you miss our Next-Gen Applications for the Smart Grid event yesterday? Don’t worry, you can catch up with some videos and get a play-by-play account right here at GigaOM Pro. One my favorite parts was the discovery of a new FLAB, MTKD or mean time to kitchen drawer. It’s a phenomenon that afflicts gadgets, in this case energy displays, once the novelty has worn off or the batteries give up the ghost. To combat this, EcoFactor is focusing its work on tech that automatically makes smart energy decisions whether customers obsess over their energy management systems or not.