The opportunity to invest is massive, and new ownership models from subcontracting to cooperatives can help communities get in on the action.
The technology can help withstand catastrophic events and allow for quicker recoveries when the worst occurs.
The fragility of the electric grid is on everyone's minds — it's time to make it a more resilient, reliable energy system.
"We're on the cusp of getting there to where there are solutions, that are affordable and that make sense, and that can tie into good business reasons."
Strategies like isolated generation, cross-sector planning and partnerships, and planning for the unplannable will apply far beyond islands like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Quantum computing and other factors require an overhaul of our energy systems.
Utilities need a better safety net for investing in innovative new technologies.
Utilities are stepping up, but a new report suggests regulators and grid operators aren't responding fast enough.
The electricity grids of the Western U.S. are home to major electricity innovation — as well as major grid challenges.
Solar, wind and microgrids are promising, but misconceptions about their cost and benefit could interfere with their adoption.