8/15/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 8/15/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

8/1/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 8/1/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

JRC Measures Smart Meter Deployment Across EU

According to the Joint Research Center (JRC), the EU in-house scientific service, over 70% of European consumers will have a smart meter for electricity by 2020. Continue reading JRC Measures Smart Meter Deployment Across EU

Giant Lithium Titanate Battery to Be Connected to Grid in UK

The UK’s first 2 MW lithium titanate battery will be connected to the electrical grid later this year, as part of new research as a part of a research effort to tackle energy storage challenges. Continue reading Giant Lithium Titanate Battery to Be Connected to Grid in UK

7/11/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by, from the world of energy science and technology. Continue reading 7/11/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

U.S. Has Sufficient Resources to Meet Summer’s Peak Electricity Demand

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) recently released 2014 Summer Reliability Assessment finds all of the assessment areas that NERC evaluates to have enough resources to meet this summer’s projected peak electricity demand. Continue reading U.S. Has Sufficient Resources to Meet Summer’s Peak Electricity Demand

ABB Technology Helps Ships Save Up to 27% Fuel

ABB, a multinational corporation operating mainly in the power and automation technology areas, recently released third-party verification that its Onboard DC Grid helps ships save fuel, decrease noise and cut their environmental impact. Continue reading ABB Technology Helps Ships Save Up to 27% Fuel

Scientists Study Future of EU Electricity Generation

A new mathematical modeling package, developed at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, allows to study the future of Europe’s electricity generation systems in detail. Continue reading Scientists Study Future of EU Electricity Generation

Electric School Buses Could Save Millions of Dollars

Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars—and reduce children’s exposure to diesel fumes—based on recent research by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). Continue reading Electric School Buses Could Save Millions of Dollars