Can a technology upstart headed by Google employee No. 35 disrupt the market for renewable energy?
Turning everyday objects, such as thermostats and streetlights, into smart connected devices has lots of potential if businesses and cities can find the killer apps.
Here's how NRG, PG&E, Xcel and others are using clean-energy innovation to defy doomsday predictions about the utilities industry.
It's time to clear up misconceptions about what really happened during the polar vortex.
It's time for big energy companies to embrace the chance rethink their current business models, says a report by Ernst & Young.
Utility customers' demand for interaction is on the rise, and the industry is starting to listen. Their lessons apply to other industries as well.
The market for microgrids in the military is in the tens of billions of dollars — and growing.
Energy companies including Bosch Energy Storage Solutions and Stem increasingly embrace data analytics.
A key technology in smart buildings, demand response helps keep the grid balanced and saves energy with "negawatts."
Our aging infrastructure threatens the nation's waterways and railways, but technologies exist to help leaders curb the fallout.
In Minnesota, New Jersey, California and beyond, business leaders are achieving important victories in the fight for a smarter energy system.
Tackling problems from every angle, these diverse and forward-thinking companies are planning a future with plentiful energy.
Why all the buzz around microgrids? GreenBiz explains how distributed microgrids are transforming the energy system.
The chairman of California Energy Commission explains the future role of renewables in powering the Golden State.
Three programs illuminate the potential for renewables and distributed resources at the university, city and state levels.
Many utlities are handing electricity generation to the solar industry. But this sacrifices an enviable marketing relationship with customers.
From Boulder to Hawaii, renewable energy pioneers are discovering real solutions to complicated problems.
It's time for utility-scale solar finance to become more boring and enter the mainstream.
Distributed renewable energy resources are coming to communities across the nation as part of a new initiative.
Change is heating up in the energy sector. Hopefully you can thank new regulations for the opportunities that are about to strike.