Google, venture capitalists press Obama on energy use transparency

Over at our Hillicon Valley tech blog, my colleague Kim Hart has a post about Google, the major venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, environmentalists and others urging the White House to make household access to energy use data a top priority. The more consumers and businesses know, the more they'll make changes that reduce power use and greenhouse gas emissions, the companies and groups say in a new letter to the White House.