When energy storage joins the blockchain, the entire energy community benefits

By Tim Larrison, CFO | April 14, 2017 Answering the call for increasing energy self-reliance, a grassroots electricity-sharing model is emerging. “Community microgrids,” comprising community-owned or subscribed solar PV and other renewable…

The Next Energy Frontier: Power Efficiency

For much of the past four decades, energy efficiency has been the focus of electricity cost-saving initiatives. We have changed light bulbs, swapped out old appliances, insulated our buildings, and added solar systems. The efficiency gains have slowed, however, and the next savings frontier will come from power efficiency. Through a combination of distributed energy storage and sophisticated software, our society can control power more efficiently and increase utilization of trillions of dollars of grid assets already in place. Intelligent energy storage can reduce the stress on our electric grid while helping businesses save money on their monthly electric bills.

The 2017 Grid Edge Awards: Projects Defining the Future Integrated, Interactive Electric Grid

For the past four years, Greentech Media has been giving its Grid Edge Awards to the leading companies and projects that incorporate distributed energy resources, energy-enabled customers, and other emerging trends that are upending the century-old…