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Who is Leading the Smart City Revolution?

It seems like every time you turn around, another company, utility, municipality or institution announces some sort of “smart” initiative. In July, Xcel Energy and Panasonic announced a collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and others to study...

Tracking the Rise of the Off-Grid Energy Storage Market

The image that “off-grid” solar conjures of small cabins or individual solar home systems is outdated in today’s world. es, it’s true, off-grid storage applications do include remote homes and even remote communities in some of world’s developing regions, but...

Is the DOE Really in Love with all of the Above?

Is it going out on a limb to say this part is saying “renewables should not get special treatment above other sources?” The DOE report went on to point out that variable resources require baseload generation as a frequency...