by Jeff Spross Posted on August 24, 2014
According to UBS, the combined effect of solar power, battery technology, and electric vehicles could render centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels economically obsolete.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 4, 2014
Thanks to a new chemistry, a California company can use cheaper recycled vanadium in its batteries rather than the purer and more expensive supplies.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 9, 2014
The goal is to test out how well three new applications of storage technology improve things like grid flexibility, utilization of storage capacity, and the efficiency with each electricity is distributed.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 1, 2014
Batteries are the linchpin to greening the world's electricity supply. But the technology isn't there yet. Can we make it happen?
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 8, 2014
But the frigid temperatures are putting a strain on the U.S. power grid.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 3, 2014
In the latest move by states to promote smart grid implementation, Massachusetts is requiring utilities to invest in smart grid technology and infrastructure.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on December 3, 2013
Nissan is taking its electric vehicle to the next level, pioneering a new system that will enable companies to regulate their electricity bills by tapping into the electric vehicles their employees are driving to work.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 2, 2013
A new report shows that smart thermostats, which help save energy and can be controlled from smartphones, will substantially increase in popularity by 2020.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 29, 2013
Sometimes smart meters come with concerns that they may jeopardize Americans' privacy or health -- but the evidence is mixed to nonexistent, respectively.