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Tesla planning to triple energy storage in 2018

The energy storage market is expanding rapidly around the world, and Tesla hopes to lead the pack with an ambitious plan to grow the amount of megawatt hours of energy…

Time-of-use pricing: Is it fair?

Is time-of-use pricing fair? Critics of the system argue demand charges are just a way for utilities to make more money, while advocates claim demand charges give customers more control…

Energy news roundup: ERCOT power price spike, Rhode Island biomass bill, Bitcoin energy usage, and more

Today's top energy news from around the nation.

What is the future of utilities?

Electric utilities have been cornerstones of the United States’ energy grid. In most states, energy consumers must sign up through their local utilities to keep the lights on in their…

Energy news roundup: Rocky Mountain Power bills to drop, Xcel building largest wind farm in Colorado, and more

Today's top energy news from around the nation.

Energy news roundup: California passes solar mandate, Nevada study ties deregulation to savings, and more

Today's top energy news from around the nation.

Energy news roundup: Renewable energy jobs top 10 million, gym uses power from bikes to keep the lights on, and more

Today's top energy news from around the nation.

How blockchain is disrupting the energy market

Imagine a future in which a person with solar panels on his roof sells the excess energy the panels produce to his neighbor, rather than back…

Women power up in renewable energy careers

In America, 40 percent of females are single-family heads of household. Women, who still make 78 cents to every man’s dollar, could earn an equal wage by getting in on…

Researchers release largest-ever U.S. wind turbine database

In collaboration with public and private partners, the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory has released the most comprehensive publicly available database of U.S. wind turbine locations and…