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An annual Sustainia publication spotlights emerging solutions to climate change that span sectors and disciplines.
June 10, 2016 by Lauren Hepler
After more than a century with little change, electricity infrastructure is being remade. Is a microgrid coming soon to your backyard?
July 7, 2014 by Justin Gerdes
The Army base is marching forward with a system to direct backup power where it's needed, regardless of where it's generated.
June 11, 2014 by Heather Clancy
Former top U.S. energy regulator Jon Wellinghoff explains why the vertically integrated power paradigm of electric utilities is about to disintegrate.
May 27, 2014 by Garrett Hering
The German automaker's long view of sustainability includes integrating renewable energy into production facilities and tapping vehicle-to-grid technologies.
December 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
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.
December 5, 2012 by Peter Asmus
A Netherlands pilot project allows for hyperlocal energy transactions -- think of it as an eBay model for buying and selling electricity.
October 24, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
At our recent VERGE São Paulo event, leaders from IBM, GE and WWF <font color='#333333' face='Arial, Times New Roman, Times, sans-serif'><font>agreed that private sector collaboration is needed to help spur advancements in sustainable technology.</font></font>
October 17, 2012 by Kristine Wong
Companies like Echelon are expanding into international markets. Can other manufacturers take advantage of the rising demand?
October 15, 2012 by Jennifer Inez Ward
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
September 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
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.
September 18, 2012 by Liz Enbysk
Schneider Electric, Johnson Controls, Siemens and IBM are among the vendors looking to gain ground in the smart building managed services market -- expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2020.
September 12, 2012 by Derek Top