A smarter and more flexible electrical grid would minimize power outages and fuel shortages during emergenecies like Superstorm Sandy.
There's a strong business case for smart systems and management technologies in all types of buildings.
Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster.
Companies from ABB to Ambient made big gains this summer.
Microgrids can make the energy grid more resilient to dangers, but what does their adoption bode for utilities?
As rooftop solar installations increase, how are utilities responding to lost revenue?
Want to make sense of all your energy use data? There's a (Green Button) app for that.
Big names in technology lead the EPA's rankings, with newcomers such as Unilever and EMC also joining the 2013 Green Power lists.
When utilities embrace technology, it's on a grand scale. However, most still need an upgrade, from infrastructure to social media, Oracle experts say.
With more than 200 projects under way, the French company focuses on fixing infrastructure first.
Research predicts market for smart meters and appliances will top $70 billion a year by the end of the decade.
In this Q&A, S&C Electric's vice president of strategic solutions says the North American smart cities market may be at a tipping point.
What it means and what it will take to get there.
Want proof that the smart-grid ecosystem is alive and well? Nest Labs' news that it has signed partnerships with some of the US's biggest utilities should suffice. But more innovation is...
The company worked with Florida Power and Light to complete a groundbreaking smart grid project sparked, in part, by an Obama stimulus grant.
The electricity market is changing, big time. Will utilities lead, follow or get out of the way?
Our new feature recaps some the biggest sustainability news, and looks at new corporate commitments, a vegan NASCAR, and more.
The country has been actively supporting projects in four cities since 2010.
Emerging technologies can transform our electricity grid, but new financial mechanisms are necessary to realize the vision of a smart grid.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is working to propel electric vehicles into the fast lane.