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Markets Surge Into Positive Gains For Year

A new report has stated that energy-focused apps being offered by utilities and other vendors have the potential to save customers an average of 8% on their energy bills. [Clean Technica] Linn Energy announced some preliminary results for the third quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, releasing the business did report an impairment charge of between $2… Keep reading →

California Faces Continued Energy Woes

Software and controls for energy storage systems are expected to be a key driver for the overall market, report finds September 24, 2015 – Boulder, CO – A recent Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 12 leading energy storage systems integrators (ESSIs), including vendor profiles, ratings, and rankings, with the… Keep reading →

Detroit Hosts Flagship North American International Auto Show

More EVs, more EV chargers. Who should invest, own and operate?  Electric Vehicles, having suffered a number of setbacks and repeated delays, finally appear to be making modest inroads in selected markets such as in California and Japan where a growing network of charging stations are already in place with more expected. Not surprisingly, utilities,… Keep reading →


Last week the New York Times reported that, for the first time in history, clean energy resources like solar and wind are becoming cost competitive with conventional coal in some markets. This paradigm shift, where clean energy is beginning to compete head-to-head with traditional energy sources, calls for a change in perspective. This ‘change in perspective’ is… Keep reading →


For more than 100 years, the U.S. power system relied on fossil-fueled power plants to meet our growing energy demand. Now, clean energy resources like renewables are quickly changing our energy mix. But what happens when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing? What about when power demand momentarily outpaces supply? That’s where… Keep reading →

Ford Launches Fifth Plug-In Hybrid Car At Michigan Plant

Introduced more than 100 years ago, electric cars are seeing a rise in popularity today for many of the same reasons they were first popular. Whether it’s a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or all-electric, the demand for electric drive vehicles will continue to climb as prices drop and consumers look for ways to save money at… Keep reading →


Quick Take: By now, I’m sure you’ve read the predictions that we’ll be living in a world of federated microgrids within a decade or two. Yet many of those predictions gloss over an essential question. What will power those microgrids when the main grid goes down? Microgrid enthusiasts often imply that renewables plus storage will provide… Keep reading →

Natural Gas Prices In Midwest Could Jump Over 70% After Katrina

Just when you think it’s safe to go back in the water, the smart meter debate has been elevated to the national level by several publications, including Forbes. Smart meter installations in the United States are expected to progress steadily over the next 10 years. That is because they offer a range of benefits to… Keep reading →

Drones Opperated At Holloman Air Force Base

Domestic military installations require reliable energy sources that can power their operations 24-hours per day under all circumstances. Mission assurance, cost savings and mandated energy saving initiatives are driving the Department of Defense to deploy new energy technology with the help of innovative financing mechanisms. The three main military branches each have a goal of… Keep reading →

General Views Of Dubai

Smart glass – glass that allows users to control for glare, light, and even heat – has the potential to help buildings use energy far more efficiently. According to a recent report by Navigant Research, the smart glass market is set to grow more than 10-fold in the next decade, to $899 million in 2022… Keep reading →