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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
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
'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
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
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
They worked with EDF, Sunverge and the California PUC at Rocky Mountain Institute's eLab Accelerator to investigate electricity tariffs.
August 13, 2014 by Jamie Fine
Changing how electricity is generated, bought and sold in the United States begins with a small handful of individuals in each state who set the rules.
August 11, 2014 by Joel Makower
<div> Industry stakeholders will address electric grid reliability and resilience.</div>
July 30, 2014 by Becky Dempsey
Simplicity and efficiency are just two benefits associated with this fast-emerging concept in power distribution.
July 16, 2014 by Heather Clancy
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
The market for microgrids in the military is in the tens of billions of dollars — and growing.
April 30, 2014 by Lisa Cohn
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
Why all the buzz around microgrids? GreenBiz explains how distributed microgrids are transforming the energy system.
April 17, 2014 by Martin LaMonica
Three programs illuminate the potential for renewables and distributed resources at the university, city and state levels.
April 14, 2014 by Rebecca Cole
Distributed renewable energy resources are coming to communities across the nation as part of a new initiative.
April 4, 2014 by Rebecca Cole
In the energy world, there is no innovator on the level of Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Google. David Crane has this vision.
March 27, 2014 by David Crane
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
Here's why your business must pay attention to "postcards from the future" and start looking beyond the old-school utility model.
March 20, 2014 by Jon Creyts