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Utilities hold the key to unlocking the real value of the smart home

Utilities hold the key to unlocking the real value of the smart home As the smart home market heats up, digitalization, changing customer demand, and innovation in home energy management technology has opened the door for electric utilities to get in on the game. While tech companies’ access to the home remains siloed to the … Continue reading Utilities hold the key to unlocking the real value of the smart home

Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment

Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment 20.7-MW pilot project scheduled for 2020 completion 63.6% of the project’s power has been sold New York — A bid to stimulate a freshwater offshore wind industry in the US Great Lakes moved forward this week as the 20.7-MW Icebreaker Wind … Continue reading Federal agencies find US Great Lakes offshore wind project will not significantly impact environment

How #General_Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

How General Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse General Electric (NYSE:GE) is facing a number of challenges, but its biggest may be turning around an energy business that can’t seem to overcome a slowing fossil fuel power generation market. The $35 billion power business, which includes building and maintaining fossil fuel power plants, shrunk … Continue reading How #General_Electric Can Build a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves

5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves As more customers move toward adopting distributed generation, the debate centers around who should bear the cost of maintaining central generation, transmission and distribution John Chevrette, Ed Walsh | Sep 11, 2018 The energy ecosystem is changing, reshaped by the emergence of distributed clean energy, increased competition from new … Continue reading 5 Questions Utilities Should Ask Themselves

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector The term “market disruptor” is seemingly thrown around for every new technology with promise, but it will be quite prescient when it comes to energy storage and U.S. power markets. New U.S. energy storage projects make solar power competitive against … Continue reading Two Ways Energy Storage Will Be A True Market Disruptor In The U.S. Power Sector

How Thin Film Batteries Work

How Thin Film Batteries Work Batteries come in many forms. These can be through different classifications, such as primary or secondary, or through the internal structure of the battery itself. Because batteries are used in so many commercial products, there are many different types and research is always being undertaken to create smaller, more efficient … Continue reading How Thin Film Batteries Work