Today in Cleantech

In New Zealand, a statistically minuscule  number of smart meters burst into flames. What’s refreshing in the coverage of these incidents, which you can see in this video, is how sober, restrained and non-apocalyptic the reporting is. Unfortunately for smart meter makers, one of their biggest potential markets — that would be us here in the U.S. — is also home to some of the most breathless “when smart meters go bad” coverage around.