Clean energy depends on new infrastructure.
Recent efforts show hope for regional transmission planning for renewable power.
We need to apply information technology to the energy grid.
Communications technologies will make Boulder’s grid more efficient and environmentally friendly.
When the box turns red, it’s time to turn off the air conditioner and save electricity.
Big batteries will fight blackouts and could make renewable power economically viable.
The use of vehicles that run on electricity could be a boon to the ailing electrical grid.
Beacon Power offers a new way to keep the juice flowing steadily.
A project is networking home appliances and thermostats to electricity grids, decreasing utility costs and electricity loads.
A radical proposal for a high-tech power grid could make possible the continent’s vast expansion of renewable energy sources.
Enormous flow batteries make large-scale electricity storage on the grid possible for the first time. Expect fewer blackouts and a thoroughly revamped electric power industry.