Trying to imagine the world around us without batteries would be a difficult task. We might have to start our auto with a hand crank
Demand peaks are not a power utility’s best friend. Sometimes they occur in familiar patterns, like American families preparing breakfast
Nowingi is an underpopulated area in northwest Victoria, Australia, some 500 miles away from Melbourne. It is home to state forests
We wrote recently about how Sheffield University is using flywheels and batteries to balance grid frequency. This is becoming increasingly important as we feed energy from greener sources.
Renewables and peaking gas stations compete to meet top-end demand when utilities are busiest. While coal and nuclear manage base load
California is the sixth largest economy in the world. It also has a generous endowment of wind and sunshine.
We have not been particularly smart about the way we democratized electricity. The mass emergence of home air conditioners strained our grids
Continuing the battle for reducing its CO2 emissions, Australia starts construction of the biggest solar plant farm. CO2 is a leading contributor for Climate Change and Australia’s already hot and dry climate is in danger of getting even worse due to Global Warming. That is why the solar plant farm by the name of “Riverland Solar […]
India is set to overtake China in terms of population. Its economy is taking off as benefits spread to rural areas. Progress often comes at a cost.
The widening gap between the rich and poor is one of the greatest challenges we face. Approximately1.2 billion people in emerging economies still do not have electricity.