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One big obstacle to a distributed grid is the decades-old transaction model. Now, the cryptography behind the Bitcoin digital currency could rewrite the rules.
October 3, 2016 by Heather Clancy
Utility bill data or interval data? Utility-owned smart meters or building-installed meters? Parsing the advantages and disadvantages of various energy data types.
September 14, 2016 by Joseph Aamidor
Illinois utility develops a new tool to measure smart grid benefits. Is this a game changer for our power industry?
August 18, 2016 by Dick Munson
It will take a combination of clean energy expansion, policy change and increased accessibility to take grid 2.0 from concept to reality.
June 2, 2016 by Lauren Hepler
The maker of the Leaf electric car has unveiled a home energy storage system using recycled car batteries, plus a program allowing EV owners to sell power back to the grid.
May 17, 2016 by Madeleine Cuff
A U.K. initiative from Sainsbury’s, United Utilities and Aggregate Industries could make the local power grid smarter and prepare it for more renewable power.
April 26, 2016 by Heather Clancy
How utilities are taking advantage of customer-owned energy storage and demand flexibility.
April 19, 2016 by Mark Dyson
The battle over the Pepco-Exelon Merger, which would create the nation's largest utility, reveals more consolidation and rate fights and on the horizon.
April 5, 2016 by Rachel Gold
New research shows that it won't necessarily take super storage to scale renewable energy, but it will take a mix of locally-generated and utility-scale power.
March 30, 2016 by RP Siegel
Utilities may not be happy about it, but breakthroughs in battery storage and declining clean energy costs are making microgrids more appealing.
March 29, 2016 by Barbara Grady
There's a new way for businesses and consumers to lower electric bills: demand flexibility.
January 15, 2016 by Titiaan Palazzi