Uber for Energy

Two new Dartmouth professors, Geoffrey Parker and Amro Farid, seek to revolutionize the energy grid by turning it into a sharing platform. (Dartmouth University) – These days, it seems like there is a sharing platform for everything. Want... Read more →

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secret

Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems. (The Economist) – Almost 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity. Yet something remarkable is... Read more →

An Internet Inspired Approach to Power Grid Stability

As decentralized renewable energy sources are gaining increased share in the German power grid, it is important to be able to seamlessly integrate them. Distributed solutions based on the topology of the internet may offer flexible capabilities... Read more →

System Hardening: Re-Engineering an Aging Infrastructure

Preparing power systems for the next wave of extreme weather is an ongoing challenge for utilities. While the amorphous ‘smart grid’ and I-O-everything loudly captures the attention of markets, utilities are quietly repurposing, replacing,... Read more →

How Utilities Can Make the Most of Distributed Energy Resources

Integrated planning allows utilities to manage the influx of electricity from rooftop solar panels and other new generation sources. (Bain & Company) – For more than a century, most people plugged their electrical appliances and machines... Read more →
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