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GTM Research analyst Gerry Runte lays out the potential consequences of a short-term view towards developing distribution automation programs.
Date: 10/23/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Smart Grid
The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved Baltimore Gas & Electric's amended smart grid proposal, so the company will get to keep its $200 million DOE grant for its innovative program.
Date: 08/16/2010
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
Researchers have developed an anode made of titanium dioxide nanotubes that, remarkably, improves battery performance over time by self-orienting after cycling.
Date: 11/03/2011
Type: News
EnerDel develops cutting-edge lithium-ion batteries as engineers figure out how to mass-produce them for today’s hybrid and electric vehicles.
Date: 03/17/2010
Type: Article
Technologies: Batteries, Energy Storage
MIT researchers say they have found a way to create batteries that can offer up to three times the energy density of current batteries, while being much lighter.
Date: 04/14/2010
Type: News
A large amount of government money is going into battery research with a goal of ending US dependence on foreign oil.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Batteries
Aquion Energy
Aquion Energy hopes to bring electricity to developing nations across the globe without using the grid.
Date: 02/28/2012
Type: News
Technologies: Batteries
Beacon Power Corporation has installed a flywheel energy storage system in order to optimize the output of a wind farm in California.
Date: 03/12/2010
Type: News
Designers and researchers have come up with see-through solar panels that can be used as windows in buildings, white solar panels that can blend in with building facades or vertical wind turbines that blend into the scenery like these beautiful turbine trees created by New Wind.
Date: 01/06/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Energy Conversion
General Electric could have cornered the smart grid market but failed to pursue the technology. Now that other competitors are present, GE is investing heavily in the technology.
Date: 08/07/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Smart Grid

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