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The DOE awards $620 million for smart grid projects and toward testing a range of energy storage technologies.
Date: 11/24/2009
Type: News
Tags: DOE
Beacon Power is working to build a smarter grid with a technology that has been around since Leonardo Da Vinci's time. Here is how the simple, ubiquitous flywheel may become the next best hope for the U.S. electric grid.
Date: 11/24/2009
Type: Article
SmartSynch says its new router can adapt to network protocols and standards. Will this put utilities at ease?
Date: 12/02/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Smart Grid, Utilities
A new report from Emerging Energy Research predicts a huge increase of utility-based photovoltaic generating capacity in the United States in the the coming years.
Date: 12/05/2009
Type: Blog
EU carbon prices have fallen to a six month low after the Copenhagen talks failed to reach a binding agreement. Such low prices delay clean tech investments, particularly by utilities.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change, Utilities
SolarReserve uses molten salt to store energy in solar thermal plants.
Date: 12/23/2009
Type: News
Google Energy LLC applies to become an electricity marketer to help better manage energy supplies for its operations.
Date: 01/07/2010
Type: News
He has been a driving force in making the state a global leader in efficiency. This week, the 83-year-old nuclear physicist will leave his post on the California Energy Commission.
Date: 01/11/2010
Type: News
Although small in size, First Solar's first utility-scale PV plant sets the stage for larger projects to come.
Date: 01/18/2010
Type: News
Robert Ayers, co-author of the book "Crossing the Energy Divide" discusses how inefficiently the American economy uses energy and how this might be improved.
Date: 01/19/2010
Type: Blog

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