In 1963, a visionary named Bob Dylan sang how the future was blowing in the wind. His protest was over human greed and lack of caring.
New Zealand is an archipelago of thirty-three islands of which only two are larger than 680 square miles. The South Island is the largest at 58,384 being similar to Illinois and Georgia.
To many of us batteries are just things we have to remember to charge in smartphones and laptops. Not to mention black boxes under auto hoods that go ‘dead’ mysteriously
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