Disrupting Electricity? This Startup Is Digitizing Our Very Analog Electrical System

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Electricity is a paradox.

On the one hand, it powers our most modern clean cars and miracles of computing like your phone and laptop. On the other hand, it’s one of the least updated and most ready-for-disruption parts of our homes, offices, and factories.

A startup in Silicon Valley plans to change all that, and has just signed deals with leading global electronics manufacturers to make it happen.

“The end point of the electrification infrastructure of every building out there right now is based on old technology,” Thar Casey, CEO of Amber Solutions, told me recently on the TechFirst podcast. “Basically some was invented … last century and some came in a little bit later on in the fifties and sixties.”

Ultimately, it’s an almost 18th century part of modern homes.

Even smart homes.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …