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Smart grids and smart cities had a great year in 2014. Here's how they stacked up against Christine Hertzog's predictions for 2020.
December 22, 2014 by Christine Hertzog
Integrated solar power and energy storage systems may be the key to meeting energy demand when the grid goes down.
December 18, 2014 by Michael Puckett
Wind, hydro and biomass provide the bulk of electricity consumed in the city of Burlington.
October 24, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
A New England Clean Energy Council report identifies steps to optimize the region's electrical grid beyond energy preparedness.
August 28, 2014 by Robert Kropp
Decentralization and resiliency are keys to stronger grids.
August 12, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
<div> Industry stakeholders will address electric grid reliability and resilience.</div>
July 30, 2014 by Becky Dempsey
Demand response, smart grids and renewables will help us leave behind a grid that's only one notch better than kerosene lamps.
July 29, 2014 by John Finnigan
Here's how state-level policies set precedents for U.S. microgrid adoption.
July 8, 2014 by Elisa Wood
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
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
Can a technology upstart headed by Google employee No. 35 disrupt the market for renewable energy?
May 21, 2014 by Elaine Hsieh
On World Water Day, breathtaking challenges for sustaining the future come into focus. The good news? Real solutions exist.
March 21, 2014 by Kate Zerrenner
It's clear that utilities' business models need to evolve. For starters, it's no longer about selling more electricity.
February 12, 2014 by Ralph Cavanagh
Renewables, EVs and retrofits all played a role in the transition to a more prosperous and secure energy future.
January 20, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
How much can change in the six years leading up to 2020? Think about how much changed from 2007 to 2013.
January 8, 2014 by Christine Hertzog
By the end of the 1980s, Varese Ligure was becoming a dying town. Then its mayor embraced environmental stewardship, and everything changed.
January 6, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone