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Energy Storage: Saving The Environment And Grid This Holiday Season

Mark M. MacCracken | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Mark M. MacCracken

It's the most wonderful time of the year, which means that New York's most iconic Christmas tree is lit, the rink at Rockefeller Center is busy and the Rockettes are performing. However, few realize the amount of energy that is required to keep building occupants and the tourists walking through the New York sites comfortable and happy.

Evolving the Electric Utility

Craig Lewis | Posted 12.08.2014 | Green
Craig Lewis

The success of a business should depend on the quality of service provided. And while this logic guides most private enterprise in our country, electricity markets march to a different tune. The existing market structure has two other significant drawbacks.

Storage Shines in Solar Sector

Bill Radvak | Posted 09.26.2014 | Green
Bill Radvak

It is clear that the solar industry has entered a bright new phase of solar-related storage market and application development. Its versatility and adaptability is a major factor.

NY State Working Hard to Catch up With CA's Energy Storage Requirements

Bill Radvak | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Bill Radvak

This report clearly signals to me that the U.S. government clearly wants to create a substantial energy storage marketplace and is laying the groundwork to make this a reality.

Energy Industry: Here Is Your Mission for 2014

Peter Gardett | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Peter Gardett

One area of the sector, however, has yet to feel the impact of this technology revolution. In 2014, the energy business needs to turn its attention to transportation, transmission and storage.

Energy Innovation in the States: From Energy Storage to Offshore Wind

Lewis Milford | Posted 12.24.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

There are those who say that the U.S. needs to focus more on innovation to create new clean energy technologies, rather than relying entirely on existing technologies like solar PV and land-based wind. They are right.

California Gov.: 'We've Got To Bottle The Sunlight'

Reuters | Braden Reddall and Nichola Groom | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green

By Braden Reddall and Nichola Groom SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind i...

Energy Storage: The Holy Grail of Our Energy Revolution?

Bill Radvak | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green
Bill Radvak

Three years ago, when I started my journey in this industry the only "Holy Grail" I knew about it was in a Monty Python movie. Today, it is difficult to find a clean tech analyst or "green" conference that doesn't wax poetic about "energy storage as the Holy Grail."

Planets Align to Nurture Grid Storage

Bill Radvak | Posted 03.27.2013 | Green
Bill Radvak

Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar continue to emerge and are meeting an increasing percentage of today's electricity demands. Smart grid technology is needed to effectively harness the variable nature of wind and solar energy.

Projects Awarded For Energy Storage Advancement

Posted 10.12.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Laura Caseley: Creating energy from renewable sources is just one part of the challenge. Storing the energy so it can used how...

The Other CES: Why Community Storage Is a Good Idea

Michael Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Moynihan

As the clean energy standard idea proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union address works its way through Congress, another CES is also generating buzz in the clean energy world.

Energy Storage Takes

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah company plans to dig a series of underground caverns that it hopes to one day fill with compressed air, releasing it to ...

On Hydrogen "Power" -- And Jack Nicholson

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Burdick

A few commenters were skeptical of the specific technology Jack was flouting. Totally fair. Interestingly, there was a new story in the New York Times just today about it.