Microgrids -- where an electrical grid operates in "island" mode -- offer increased reliability for mission critical facilities and can help cities prepare for the next superstorm.
After utilities' operations and reputations took a hit from Superstorm Sandy, some are partnering with IBM to better predict storms' impacts and to boost grid...
Information technology, data collection and new PACE financing mechanisms are poised to make buildings smarter.
AutoGrid Systems is the newest startup to tackle the big (and unstructured) data smart grid challenge.
November 9-11, hackers came together at Code for America's Headquarters for "Hack City" - a 3 day-long Cleanweb hackathon at VERGE.
IBM is partnering with Switzerland's largest retailer Migros, a local utility and the country's grid operator to test how companies can manage industrial power demand to optimize their use...
A Netherlands pilot project allows for hyperlocal energy transactions -- think of it as an eBay model for buying and selling electricity.
Corporate and civic leaders say partnerships will be key to cities' efforts to better serve their constituents amid population and energy pressures.
Sensors, mobile applications and new communication technologies are delivering dynamic new, cost-effective transportation options.
Blackstone acquisition of Vivint for $2B shows enormous potential big players are seeing in field.
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
Spray-on lithium ion batteries, robot arms that adjust solar panels and recycling rare earth metals are just a few of the latest developments in smart energy.
Envision this: Charlotte is a citywide initiative offering innovative approaches in the quest to reduce energy and water consumption and attract businesses.
The convergence of smart grid technologies is challenging existing regulatory policy frameworks. What can energy regulators learn from telecom and IT industries for grid modernization?
Converging of the smart grid with smart buildings could yield enormous efficiency gains for both companies and utilities. What's holding it back?
Texas-based demonstration project deploys the latest in smart grid technology to test home energy management systems, solar panels, EVs and new pricing models.
An Oracle survey finds many utilities are overlooking the most important way to use smart grid data: to deliver value directly to customers
Smart grid technologies and policies can help lessen the impact of climate change on electricity grids and water supply.
A legal settlement that brings more than $100 million in investment to California’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure has become a big mess, with Ecotality suing to prevent what it...
What will it take for utilities to shake-up long-held business models and successfully implement smart grid technologies.