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The electricity system is about to experience a several-orders-of-magnitude increase in the number of vulnerabilities to cyber-threats.
May 31, 2017 by Jesse Morris
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
How utilities are taking advantage of customer-owned energy storage and demand flexibility.
April 19, 2016 by Mark Dyson
First-time energy customers in emerging markets will be served better and faster with efficient power systems, according to a new World Bank report.
September 18, 2015 by Mike Hower
A tech entrepreneur makes the case for turning a massive redevelopment project into an exemplar of smart city thinking.
September 8, 2015 by David Hill
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
How the community's formula for environmentally friendly industry succeeds
August 4, 2014 by Bill Hewitt
How antiquated technology and increased demand may be a perfect storm of electricity risk.
July 29, 2014 by Massoud Amin
Climate change is finally becoming part of the U.S. national conversation, which will help cities succeed with carbon-neutrality.
May 29, 2014 by Sue Lebeck
The heads of two progressive utilities offer clues on how to profit with solar, combined heat and power, and microgrids.
November 25, 2013 by Martin LaMonica
Microgrids and cogeneration kept the lights on for NYU and a housing development while Sandy caused widespread outages.
October 30, 2013 by Mary Barber
Want proof that the smart-grid ecosystem is alive and well? Nest Labs' news that it has signed partnerships with some of the US's biggest utilities should suffice. But more innovation is still needed.
May 9, 2013 by Jamie Fine
The 34-minute blackout was a potent reminder of the electrical grid's vulnerability and how energy management startups are poised to prevent future outages.
February 5, 2013 by Katie Kent
A peek into the emerging role of cities 2.0 and how data, IT and new platforms continue to disrupt the markets for energy and transportation.
January 2, 2013 by Derek Top
The German automaker's long view of sustainability includes integrating renewable energy into production facilities and tapping vehicle-to-grid technologies.
December 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Microgrids -- where an electrical grid operates in "island" mode -- offer increased reliability for mission critical facilities and can help cities prepare for the next superstorm.
December 5, 2012 by Peter Asmus
A Netherlands pilot project allows for hyperlocal energy transactions -- think of it as an eBay model for buying and selling electricity.
October 24, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Corporate and civic leaders say partnerships will be key to cities' efforts to better serve their constituents amid population and energy pressures.
October 16, 2012 by Liz Enochs
Convergence of smart grid technologies promise smarter cities by reducing carbon emissions and operating costs and better management of electricity, gas and water resources
September 19, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Spray-on lithium ion batteries, robot arms that adjust solar panels and recycling rare earth metals are just a few of the latest developments in smart energy.
September 18, 2012 by Liz Enbysk
The convergence of smart grid technologies is challenging existing regulatory policy frameworks. What can energy regulators learn from telecom and IT industries for grid modernization?
August 1, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
Texas-based demonstration project deploys the latest in smart grid technology to test home energy management systems, solar panels, EVs and new pricing models.
July 11, 2012 by Derek Top
Winners from DOE's $100,000 cash-prize challenge include a Facebook app using trees to visualize energy use and how businesses can obtain ENERGY STAR benchmarks
May 23, 2012 by Derek Top