By the end of the 1980s, Varese Ligure was becoming a dying town. Then its mayor embraced environmental stewardship, and everything changed.
Thanks to bold initiatives, the Colorado city hopes to become a zero-energy district.
According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, 2013 has been a banner year for solar energy.
From 100-percent renewable energy strategies to EVs to new finance models for rooftop solar, these trends added up to a brighter future.
Duke has filed an application to launch a program that would allow customers to run their operations with 100 percent renewable energy.
Solar in the U.S. has been on a tear, but utilities' uneasiness with distributed solar, costs and grid integration could throttle the pace of growth.
Wind farm operators create more accurate predictions about clean power generation using IBM's HyRef technology.
Here's a closer look at whether large utility-scale solar projects will continue to grow or fade into the distance.
SolarCity is offering Tesla battery packs to reduce your peak-time demand charges with no upfront fee.
Energy has been little reason to be a part of these campaigns, but that's changing.
From Boston to Los Angeles, advanced LED street lighting presents challenges for utilities, yet great opportunities.
The startup's growth reflects how commercial and military users are key to driving adoption of grid energy storage.
Other governments have much to learn from the Canadian province's exciting energy innovations.
The heads of two progressive utilities offer clues on how to profit with solar, combined heat and power, and microgrids.
Here's how Maryland’s first commercial solar PV and battery storage microgrid improves resiliency.
Innovators from NRG Energy and Nest Labs talk about bringing intelligence to energy management in homes and throughout the electrical grid.
The issue is not what you think. Meet the Duck Chart.
Microgrids and cogeneration kept the lights on for NYU and a housing development while Sandy caused widespread outages.
Hurricane Sandy was a painful wakeup call on grid vulnerability that catalyzed investment in distributed energy and smart grid tech.
As more utilities make reliability and resiliency their twin mantras, none has had more success than Florida Power & Light.