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It's time to redefine the concept of leadership to recognize strategies that have a more holistic impact on the overall electric grid.
October 2, 2018 by Priya Barua
A closely watched prototype from startup L03 Energy has transformed a local neighborhood into a test hub for trading power locally.
July 11, 2017 by Alec Appelbaum
Cost-effective, grid-connected, solar-plus-battery systems are coming soon in many places, insulating customers from rising retail electricity prices.
August 17, 2015 by David Labrador
With big-thinking utilities, players like Tesla, Panasonic, LG and Siemens are transforming the development of energy storage for good.
December 22, 2014 by Garrett Hering
No single source is a magic bullet, but a patchwork may be the answer, said leaders of this bold effort at VERGE.
November 10, 2014 by Antonio Pasolini
There’s an epic struggle taking place between distributed energy resources and the centralized power grid.
October 31, 2014 by Garrett Hering
'Innovative thinking is not normal.' RMI’s inaugural e Lab Ignite event sparks honest dialogue on the future of energy at a grand scale.
October 28, 2014 by Garrett Hering
Wind, hydro and biomass provide the bulk of electricity consumed in the city of Burlington.
October 24, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
While they can't capture as much energy as batteries, the technology is finding advocates in the transportation sector.
August 20, 2014 by Heather Clancy
They worked with EDF, Sunverge and the California PUC at Rocky Mountain Institute's eLab Accelerator to investigate electricity tariffs.
August 13, 2014 by Jamie Fine
Simplicity and efficiency are just two benefits associated with this fast-emerging concept in power distribution.
July 16, 2014 by Heather Clancy
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
These innovative companies are capitalizing on creative financing trends, from solar asset-backed securities to yield cos.
June 30, 2014 by Garrett Hering
Can a technology upstart headed by Google employee No. 35 disrupt the market for renewable energy?
May 21, 2014 by Elaine Hsieh
Why all the buzz around microgrids? GreenBiz explains how distributed microgrids are transforming the energy system.
April 17, 2014 by Martin LaMonica
Three programs illuminate the potential for renewables and distributed resources at the university, city and state levels.
April 14, 2014 by Rebecca Cole
McDonald's, AT&T and Jones Lang LaSalle have learned that to achieve energy priorities, engaging execs, employees and communities is key.
March 11, 2014 by Ellen Bell
The batteries could step in as a substitute for inefficient peaker plants or to back up intermittent renewable energy.
March 11, 2014 by Sustainable Business
It won't be long before solar-plus-battery systems become cheaper than utility-sourced electricity.
March 10, 2014 by Peter Bronski
Has rooftop solar become too hot in Hawaii? As one utility eases up on installations, other states should brace for the rise of solar.
January 28, 2014 by Martin LaMonica
Wind farm operators create more accurate predictions about clean power generation using IBM's HyRef technology.
December 9, 2013 by Heather Clancy
SolarCity is offering Tesla battery packs to reduce your peak-time demand charges with no upfront fee.
December 5, 2013 by Martin LaMonica
Energy has been little reason to be a part of these campaigns, but that's changing.
December 4, 2013 by David Wigder
Here's how Maryland’s first commercial solar PV and battery storage microgrid improves resiliency.
November 21, 2013 by Bodhi Rader