PG&E’s Smart Grid Plans for Shorter Power Outages

PG&E’s Smart Grid Plans for Shorter Power Outages Putting lots of smart grid systems together can help keep power outages to a minimum. Here’s how PG&E is taking on the challenge. A123 “Temporarily” Lays Off 125 in Michigan The lithium-ion battery maker blames the layoffs on slashed orders from customer …

London’s First Certified Passivehaus Shaves 90% Off its Energy Bill

London’s First Certified Passivehaus Shaves 90% Off its Energy Bill Posted: 13 Oct 2011 11:00 PM PDT Filed under: Energy News Colorado to be Home to GE Thin-Film Solar Plant, Largest in the US Posted: 13 Oct 2011 11:00 PM PDT Filed under: Energy News Researchers invent tiny artificial muscles …

Solar Developer Profile: Scatec North America

Solar Developer Profile: Scatec North America An emerging solar project developer in North America with 156 megawatts permitted. China’s Self-Sustaining Solar Economy If global solar demand were to evaporate, China could weather the storm. Mixed Greens: SmartSynch and Qualcomm Open an Apps Storefront, eMeter Takes MDM to the Cloud Partnerships …

Cisco Speculation, On-Ramp Enters Voltage Management and More from DistribuTECH

Cisco Speculation, On-Ramp Enters Voltage Management and More from DistribuTECH Are more acquisitions in the works? Guest Post: Kicking Oil Addiction With Windfuels A startup proposes using off-peak excess wind energy to recycle CO2 into standard transportation fuels. Mixed Greens: SmartSynch and Qualcomm Open an Apps Storefront, eMeter Takes MDM …