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How utilities are taking advantage of customer-owned energy storage and demand flexibility.
April 19, 2016 by Mark Dyson
Cost-effective, grid-connected, solar-plus-battery systems are coming soon in many places, insulating customers from rising retail electricity prices.
August 17, 2015 by David Labrador
Thanks to a new report, The Granite State might soon follow in the footsteps of its Northeastern neighbors.
October 8, 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
In Minnesota, New Jersey, California and beyond, business leaders are achieving important victories in the fight for a smarter energy system.
April 22, 2014 by Cheryl Roberto
At the ARPA-E Summit, technologists and energy users made the case for innovation that makes the energy grid look like an "antiquated backup."
February 27, 2014 by Martin LaMonica
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
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
Utility undertaking key pilot project to enhance overall industry knowledge about transactive energy.
September 17, 2013 by Christine Hertzog
What will it take for the electricity grid to withstand the next Sandy or Katrina? First and foremost, a vision.
September 11, 2013 by John Licata
A smarter and more flexible electrical grid would minimize power outages and fuel shortages during emergenecies like Superstorm Sandy.
August 28, 2013 by Andy Darrell
Microgrids can make the energy grid more resilient to dangers, but what does their adoption bode for utilities?
July 30, 2013 by Jon Creyts
Want to make sense of all your energy use data? There's a (Green Button) app for that.
July 29, 2013 by Christine Hertzog
When utilities embrace technology, it's on a grand scale. However, most still need an upgrade, from infrastructure to social media, Oracle experts say.
June 22, 2013 by Jennifer Inez Ward
In this Q&A, S&C Electric's vice president of strategic solutions says the North American smart cities market may be at a tipping point.
June 6, 2013 by Jesse Berst
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 company worked with Florida Power and Light to complete a groundbreaking smart grid project sparked, in part, by an Obama stimulus grant.
May 8, 2013 by Jennifer Inez Ward
The electricity market is changing, big time. Will utilities lead, follow or get out of the way?
April 8, 2013 by Peter Kelly-Detwiler
Emerging technologies can transform our electricity grid, but new financial mechanisms are necessary to realize the vision of a smart grid.
February 20, 2013 by Christine Hertzog
The computer-maker giant partners with OSIsoft on a data management architecture to test grid operations and joins the advisory board of the Pecan Street smart grid demonstration project
December 26, 2012 by Christine Hertzog
After utilities' operations and reputations took a hit from Superstorm Sandy, some are partnering with IBM to better predict storms' impacts and to boost grid stability.
November 14, 2012 by Jonathan Bardelline
Envision this: Charlotte is a citywide initiative offering innovative approaches in the quest to reduce energy and water consumption and attract businesses.
August 8, 2012 by Jesse Berst
An Oracle survey finds many utilities are overlooking the most important way to use smart grid data: to deliver value directly to customers
July 11, 2012 by Jesse Berst
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