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Are mass power outages unavoidable after hurricanes?
Preventing blackouts requires rethinking the grid.
Keeping The Lights On With ‘Virtual Power Plants’
Susan Kennedy stops blackouts by storing energy
Software Reroutes Electricity To Bypass Traffic Jams
Pablo Ruiz prevents bottlenecks in the power grid
Video: Three Solar Flares Spark Power Grid Concerns and Ignite Auroras in the Upper United States
A trifecta of sunsplosions over the past few days has prompted government agencies to once again warn of possible power...
New Printable Antenna Can Harvest Ambient Energy To Power Small Electronics
A new ultra-wideband antenna printed on paper or plastic can harvest ambient energy, enabling wireless sensors to tap into electromagnetic...
Federal Study of Power Grid Might Disrupt The Nation’s Clocks
Soon, when you sleep through your Monday morning alarm, it may be Uncle Sam’s fault. Federal officials are considering an...
Hundreds of Miles of Wind Farms, Networked Under the Sea
Atlantic Wind Connection would link wind farms over hundreds of miles
DOE Exploring Superconducting Magnet Scheme for Grid Energy Storage
Throwing cost concerns and caution to the wind, the U.S. Department of Energy is getting behind a project that aims...
Molten Metal Batteries Yield 20 Times More Current Than Lithium-Ion
Molten metal may not be what you want in your smartphone battery, but it turns out to work great for...
Texas Town Installs a Monster Battery for Backup Power
The sodium sulfur battery is the largest of its type