By Jeff Spross 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 on January 8, 2014
But the frigid temperatures are putting a strain on the U.S. power grid.
By Ari Phillips 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.
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By Kiley Kroh 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 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 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.
By Joanna M. Foster on October 21, 2013
Microgrids poised to become widespread in the U.S.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on September 6, 2013
Have we found the newest way to public-shame people into saving energy?
By Ryan Koronowski on August 27, 2013
The Bath County Hydro Pumped Storage Facility is the largest pumped storage facility in the world.
By Jeff Spross on August 12, 2013
Work on America's electrical grid has slowed to a crawl, even as power outages caused by severe weather wreak more and more damage on the economy.