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Green Charge Networks Helps California City Achieve Sustainability Goals Through Intelligent Energy Storage

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire - Green Charge Networks, the intelligent energy storage leader, signed a Power Efficiency Agreement with Redwood City to install the GreenStation(TM) at two facilities. More...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...

ScottMadden to Host Energy Industry Update Webcast

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar, "The State of the Energy Industry," on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. more...
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GM and ABB demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse - world's first use of electric vehicle batteries for homes

ABB Inc. - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. more...

Green light from the US Department of Energy

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability - Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is pleased to announce that its project forexploring the outer limits of battery operations has been selected by the US Department of Energy to receive funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E). more...

Energy Central Powers On GenerationHub.com

Energy Central - GenerationHub.com, Energy Central's new online intelligence service for the electric power generation industry, is now live. more...

Articles 

By Davis Swan
On: December 23, 2013
I recently joined a discussion about how gravity might be used to generate and store energy. One of the comments provided a link to Gravity Power, a company that has proposed a modified take on "pumped more...
By James Greenberger
On: November 18, 2013
Earlier this week I spoke with an old friend, who works in the utility practice group of a major management consulting firm.  We commiserated about the challenges of getting conservative electric utilities to adopt new more...
By Harry Valentine
On: November 1, 2013
While Ontario has for decades been North America's largest electrical utility, it has often been plagued by political controversy. Many an elected official has used the utility as a means by which to achieve a more...
By Roger Arnold
On: September 30, 2013
In January, a report from the Edison Electric Institute painted a bleak picture for the future of investor-owned utilities. It essentially said that the IOU business model, under the current regulatory environment, is not sustainable more...
By Malcolm Metcalfe , Eric Hoevenaars
On: July 8, 2013
Grid-scale energy storage technologies are set to play a crucial role in the today's evolving power system. System operators and utilities are continuously working to improve grid efficiency and reliability and look to storage technologies more...

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Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

By Annie K - The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure more...
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No US solar shortage this year, says IHS

By John Ryan - Higher solar costs resulting from a long-running global PV battle between the U.S. and China over antidumping and subsidy charges more...
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China figures not a surprise, says IHS analyst

By John Ryan - Stefan de Haan, associate director for the solar supply chain at IHS, was speaking more...

The Importance of Advanced Lead Acid Batteries in Renewable Power Generation

By Deja Kirkwood - When renewable energy sources are used to produce electrical power, the output cannot be guaranteed. It can be estimated with more...
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IBC Solar lands in Japan, expands activities in India

By John Ryan - Germany’s IBC Solar is expanding its footprint in Asia with new projects in Japan and India. p style="border-top: 0px; border-right: more...


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