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How Can The Smart Grid Save You $500 A Year?

Research shows that nearly 50 percent of consumers have heard the term “smart grid” before, but how many of us really know what it means? More importantly, how many of us know how accelerating the transition to a smarter grid… Read More

Smart Grid R&D Offers Many Lessons For Future

Recently I joined a panel of energy experts at the New York Times conference Energy for Tomorrow: Building Sustainable Cities. Given that the world’s urban population is expected to increase by more than 3 billion over the next 40 years,… Read More

Electric Vehicles Become A Grid Power Source

There’s significant progress to report on an idea that could transform electric vehicles from a potential grid destabilizer to a helpful piece in the energy storage puzzle. A joint venture between the University of Delaware and NRG Energy that aims… Read More
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Prototype Charger Could Lower EV Charging Bill

One of the complaints by naysayers of electric vehicles is concern over charging the vehicle batteries. They say EVs will strain the U.S. power grid with the increased demand. (Despite research to the contrary.) AeroVironment is looking to at least… Read More
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The Smart Meter-Home Security Connection

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of Greentech Media. Author credit goes to Jeff St. John. Earlier last month, we reported on the launch of Southern California Edison’s new program to connect customers to the wealth… Read More