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Texas Town Installs a Monster Battery for Backup Power
The sodium sulfur battery is the largest of its type
Should I Be Worried About Electromagnetic Pulses Destroying My Electronics?
It depends on the source of the pulse. Electromagnetic pulses (EMPs) large enough to cause you trouble come in two...
Bloom Energy Promises Cheap, Emissions-Free Power From a Small Box
Google, eBay, FedEx have already started using Bloom Boxes
Future Electric Cars Could Earn Money for Owners While Sitting Still
Cars could shed their image as energy hogs and become mobile storage points for the electric grid, if engineers backed...
U.S. Wargamers Wrap Up Massive Cyberattack Drill: “We Are Not Prepared”
Washington insiders recently sweated out a real-time war game where a cyberattack crippled cell phone service, Internet and even electrical...
Renovating American Infrastructure, Step 3: Power
Overhauling inefficient plants and an ancient grid
Cheap, Printed Solar LEDs To Light Up Off-Grid African Villages
Even as some of the world moves into a future of unimaginably complex technology, many communities still lack the basic...
GE’s Net Zero Home Project Aims For Energy Neutral Living By 2015
Using smart grid tech, solar panels and energy-efficient appliances to create homes that produce as much energy as they use
Tap Into The Grid With Hohm, Microsoft’s Home Power Management Tool
Using one of the most clever names in tech history, Microsoft has announced Hohm (which telescopes home into ohm), a...
The Plan to Build the Next Electric Grid
Even if we tap every renewable power source available, it won't mean a thing without a final, crucial step: reinventing the grid