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Energy Infrastructure

Keeping the Lights on for Americans: Modernizing the Nation's Electric Grid

Patricia Hoffman | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Patricia Hoffman

A reliable and resilient electric grid is essential to meeting the rapidly-evolving needs of an increasingly digital society.

"The Tesseract Is Here!"

Mark Ruffalo | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Mark Ruffalo

In The Avengers, everyone is fighting over the Tesseract, a source of unlimited energy. The truth is, the Tesseract is here. The Tesseract for us is the power of wind, water, and sunlight -- natural, clean, and renewable energy resources.

An Oil Sand Marriage?

Christopher F. Jones | Posted 04.17.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher F. Jones

Pipelines are like marriages: they are meant to last several decades. We have to ask ourselves not only whether we want the Keystone XL pipeline now, we have to determine whether we want to spend the rest of our lives with it.

The Consumer Driven Smart Grid

Robert Wilhite | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Robert Wilhite

Today's electric and gas providers operate in a market that is controlled through regulatory authorities. Providers of the future will seek to operate under a market and customer-driven model, rather than our regulatory construct of today.

Green Energy In 2009: Predictions And Things To Watch

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the new year approaches, it's time to think about what will come for green energy next year. On the small scale, I happen to agree with a commenter...

Wind Power Needs A Push: Greening The Grid Means Changing The Grid

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times published a story today that might have a few people worried about wind power. That is a symptom of a broad national problem. Exp...