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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.
by Priya Barua
A closely watched prototype from startup L03 Energy has transformed a local neighborhood into a test hub for trading power locally.
Cost-effective, grid-connected, solar-plus-battery systems are coming soon in many places, insulating customers from rising retail electricity prices.
With big-thinking utilities, players like Tesla, Panasonic, LG and Siemens are transforming the development of energy storage for good.
No single source is a magic bullet, but a patchwork may be the answer, said leaders of this bold effort at VERGE.
There’s an epic struggle taking place between distributed energy resources and the centralized power grid.
'Innovative thinking is not normal.' RMI’s inaugural e Lab Ignite event sparks honest dialogue on the future of energy at a grand scale.
Wind, hydro and biomass provide the bulk of electricity consumed in the city of Burlington.
While they can't capture as much energy as batteries, the technology is finding advocates in the transportation sector.
They worked with EDF, Sunverge and the California PUC at Rocky Mountain Institute's eLab Accelerator to investigate electricity tariffs.
by Jamie Fine
Simplicity and efficiency are just two benefits associated with this fast-emerging concept in power distribution.
After more than a century with little change, electricity infrastructure is being remade. Is a microgrid coming soon to your backyard?
These innovative companies are capitalizing on creative financing trends, from solar asset-backed securities to yield cos.
Can a technology upstart headed by Google employee No. 35 disrupt the market for renewable energy?
by Elaine Hsieh
Why all the buzz around microgrids? GreenBiz explains how distributed microgrids are transforming the energy system.
Three programs illuminate the potential for renewables and distributed resources at the university, city and state levels.
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.
by Ellen Bell
The batteries could step in as a substitute for inefficient peaker plants or to back up intermittent renewable energy.
It won't be long before solar-plus-battery systems become cheaper than utility-sourced electricity.
Has rooftop solar become too hot in Hawaii? As one utility eases up on installations, other states should brace for the rise of solar.
Wind farm operators create more accurate predictions about clean power generation using IBM's HyRef technology.
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.
by David Wigder
Here's how Maryland’s first commercial solar PV and battery storage microgrid improves resiliency.
by Bodhi Rader