What Does Your Smart Meter Know About You?
It may be more than you’d like
It may be more than you’d like
The world running on wind, sunlight, and hydropower—championed by Stanford's Mark Jacobson—has captured the public imagination, but it faces a fierce attack from 21 climate and power-grid experts
Leaders of major tech companies say they have good reason to stay the course—even if the federal government won't
Almost 200 electric customers in Illinois are now part of a utility-scale test of microgrid technology, including real-time price signals
Enel talks a blockchain energy market while advocating incremental change in the sector
The digital tool first gained attention as a driver behind the global rise of bitcoin applications and is gaining notice across the energy sector
A crisis that threatened Southern California's electric grid enabled energy storage to demonstrate its flexibility and rapid deployment
When considering only the portion of fossil fuel support that relates to electric power, renewables receive far more federal help
Silicon Valley startup Verdigris’ cloud-based analysis can tell whether you’re using a Chromebook or a Mac, or whether a motor is running fine or starting to fail
Rechargeable zinc-based batteries could hit the market for electric vehicles by 2019
Tune in to improve your understanding of phase shifter technology and application.
Kenya's mega-wind farm at Lake Turkana is suffering delays due to its remoteness, but future renewable projects could be sited better
Distributed generation and automated transactions will change how we produce and consume electricity
How changes in regulations allowed wind power to increase in Texas without increasing operational reserves
Otherlab’s self-fluffing fabric changes its insulation in response to temperature
President Donald Trump outlined a fiscal 2018 budget request that asks Congress to stamp out federal climate science and slash investment in energy innovation
We check out prototypes from a government-funded future of efficient, affordable energy
Market-calibrated forecasts for natural gas prices show historical trends, bode well for future updates with recent data sets
The EPA approaches this task differently for greenhouse gases than for other pollutants
Texas, a microcosm of the United States, shows that many households spend a fair fraction of their income on electricity
Overlook the cost to move power to the detriment of your renewable energy project
The number of customers found in a utility’s territory, not how much energy is delivered to them, is the best predictor of annual transmission, distribution, and administration costs
Study shows significant PV generation can be integrated in the grid with little or no additional cost to utilities and their customers
To determine the full cost of electricity, you have to account for geographical factors
The structure of the electricity industry—of generation, delivery, and use of electricity over the past century—has evolved significantly
An interdisciplinary initiative of the Energy Institute aims to inform public policy discussion with comprehensive analysis and data
Finally the company’s lithium-ion batteries will start coming off the line. But will they juice Tesla’s fortunes?
Analytics from Berkeley-based WattTime precisely match new loads on a grid to the power plant that will serve them, providing estimates of carbon intensity that are up to 45 percent more accurate than regional averages. Such tools can guide cleaner charging by electric vehicles, and yield a bigger carbon reduction bang from energy efficiency measures and renewable power projects.
They need to store an order of magnitude more than anything yet seen
Danish island experiments with demand aggregation