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Michael Bates

Global general manager of energy, Intel Corp.


Michael Bates is the global general manager of energy at Intel Corp. He lives in Austin.

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Solar and smart homes converge in Texas

The number of smart devices already in use is tremendous, and the vision for the solar-powered smart home is compelling. Homeowners will soon have both an undreamed number of automated new conveniences and unprecedented control over their energy use.