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Hackers hijacked Tesla’s public cloud to mine cryptocurrency

Tesla suffered a breach last month from hackers who hijacked the corporation’s public cloud to mine cryptocurrency, Wired reported.

Prominent tech companies embrace wind energy

By Terri Williams Tech giants are accustomed to being digital – and by extension, social – trendsetters. However, many tech companies are also taking the lead in renewable…

Microgrids: Learning from the past to provide a better future

By Terri Williams The country’s electric grid provides safe, reliable, and relatively cost-effective power. However, smaller scale microgrids can provide more efficient and environmentally friendly energy while decreasing…

Still mad about your post-Polar Vortex energy bill? We can help

The New Year brought heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures in the form of a Polar Vortex, and with it came significant rate hikes for natural gas customers across the…

10 Largest Energy Providers in the World

Many local utilities and retail energy companies are owned and operated by global energy corporations. Retail providers such as those listed below often purchase local utilities or smaller retail suppliers…

Tesla to open solar kiosks at Home Depot

Tesla is spreading the gospel of solar power to more customers than ever before, USA Today reported.

Nuclear energy to power Martian, Lunar colonies

Imagine a future in which humans have colonized the Moon or Mars.  The National Aeronautics and Space Administration…

Can the grid handle an electric vehicle influx?

As people increasingly turn to electric vehicles as a means to go green, a new study aims to address a growing concern: Can the grid handle the strain associated with…

Blockchain technology makes big push into energy

Blockchain technology, the same science that powers cryptocurrencies, is pushing deeper into the energy market, according to NewsBTC.com. Proponents, which include oil company Shell, say incorporating blockchain will…

Grid infrastructure could be vulnerable to Spectre, Meltdown

Cybersecurity researchers warn that grid infrastructure could be at risk from the microprocessor vulnerability that has dominated the news cycle, Green…