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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
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
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
Scientists and technologists are turning numbers about everything from condors to ocean-floor contours into visualizations of environmental issues.
December 18, 2014 by Mary Catherine O'Connor
Buying an EV is a big commitment, and even if the car is 'right' for you, it can take some effort to make the relationship work.
December 15, 2014 by Peter Bronski
A wild thought: Could mayors and multinationals officially sign and commit to the implementation of a new treaty?
December 10, 2014 by Laura Storm
The Tar Heel State is a model of how policy, infrastructure and resource availability influence the success of renewable energy efforts.
December 3, 2014 by RP Siegel
No matter how you analyze the data, significant action from these 10 countries is essential for a successful international climate agreement.
December 1, 2014 by Mengpin Ge
Cities have become the most promising forum to drive deep CO2 reductions. It's time they act on their commitments and implement substantial policies.
November 13, 2014 by Greg Kats
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
Stationary battery storage is emerging as ‘phenomenal opportunity’ and a fundamental challenge.
October 30, 2014 by Garrett Hering
Microgrids are the solution to grid-security threats, says former top U.S. energy regulator Wellinghoff.
October 29, 2014 by Garrett Hering
Behind closed doors, major players from major U.S. cities joined with companies in planning radical progress to combat climate change.
October 29, 2014 by Mike Hower
'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
The lithium-ion battery storage startup Alevo has raised more than $1 billion to begin production at a former Philip Morris factory in North Carolina.
October 27, 2014 by Garrett Hering
From the birth of the age of electricity to the onset of the age of the microgrid, This hotel has played a key role. This week it's home to VERGE SF.
October 27, 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
Thanks to a new report, The Granite State might soon follow in the footsteps of its Northeastern neighbors.
October 8, 2014 by Elisa Wood
Los Angeles’ chief sustainability officer previews the city’s forthcoming comprehensive sustainability plan.
October 7, 2014 by Garrett Hering
Malmö has embraced smart tech, green roofs and car-sharing — and produces 30 percent of its energy via renewables.
October 1, 2014 by Laurie Guevara-Stone
Schneider Electric and the City of Boston find that the key to more intelligent, efficient cities starts with simple projects.
September 15, 2014 by Martin LaMonica
The former Hunters Point shipyard could become the testbed of a plug-and-play solar microgrid that would serve 20,000 utility customers.
September 2, 2014 by Elisa Wood
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
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