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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...

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...
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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...

ABB and partners to evaluate the reuse of the Nissan LEAF battery for commercial purposes

ABB Inc. - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, 4R Energy, Nissan North America, Inc. more...

Articles 

By Pete Stupple
On: July 24, 2014
Moving the electricity sector into a low-carbon future presents many challenges. As supply becomes increasingly intermittent, so the need for fast-responding, flexible demand and generation sources grows. Energy storage is a key source of flexibility more...
By Ed Spears
On: July 17, 2014
In today's data center landscape, it has become increasingly important to maintain uptime for business continuity. To avoid costly downtime and sustain uptime in the case of a power event, facilities operators have to deploy more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 7, 2014
Aluminum occurs is abundance in the earth’s crust and has directly and indirectly plays a role in the energy sector, with prospects to play an expanded role in the future. About a decade ago, one more...
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...

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Latest Report - Coal Fired Power Generation Market Reach 2,072.8 Giga Watts by 2020

By Haakon Johnson - The global coal fired power generation installed capacity is expected to reach 2,072.8 GW by 2020, according to a new more...
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New Report Says Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Production is Expected to Reach 4,667.4 Bcf by 2020

By Haakon Johnson - Global CBM (Coal Bed Methane) market is expected to reach USD 17.31 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of more...
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Arizona Public Service unveils plans to install 20 MW of solar PV on customer rooftops

By John Ryan - Arizona Public Service (APS) has filed with state regulators for a change to its AZ Sun Program that would allow more...
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Chinese government, companies blast US anti-dumping tariff decision

By John Ryan - The Chinese government and leading Chinese solar companies have blasted the preliminary anti-dumping tariffs issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) more...
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Pointers to Help You Choose Solar Streetlights

By Annie K - Solar energy is rapidly gaining popularity among green energy enthusiasts and it is mostly being used for outdoor lighting. Outdoor more...


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