Posts Tagged ‘electric grid’

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What the Electric Car Needs

Posted on December 9th, 2013 by

In 2011, emissions from transportation accounted for 28% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. This tells us something we already know. If we want to[...]

Why Everyone Should Care About the Texas Electricity Situation

Posted on October 22nd, 2012 by

The continental United States is roughly split into three electric grids.  One provides electricity to the eastern half of the country and one serves the[...]

Time to ‘like’ the energy internet

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by

We hear a lot about the upcoming democratization of energy. But with the average consumer thinking about energy only six minutes per year, it’s fair[...]

Plugging Electric Vehicles into the Smart Grid

Posted on September 1st, 2011 by

Today, electric vehicles (EVs) are starting to play an important role in our country’s transition towards a cleaner energy future. The primary advantage of EVs[...]

Energy Storage: Applications and Developing Regulation

Posted on July 11th, 2011 by

The following article is part 5 of a multi-part series. III.            Enacting Energy Storage Regulation The absence of appropriate energy[...]

How Wind Energy Works

Posted on July 22nd, 2010 by

Wind is a result of the uneven heating of the Earth by the sun and the fact temperatures will always be attempting to reach an[...]

Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Worse Than Expected, DER 04/30/10

Posted on April 30th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Friday April 30, 2010 discusses the impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Fisker Automotive secures another[...]

Better Place Begins To Set Foundation In China, DER 04/28/10

Posted on April 28th, 2010 by

The Daily Energy Report for Wednesday April 28, 2010 discusses Better Places efforts to enter the Chine market, New England power companies installing smart meters[...]