NREL scientists are refining a technique called hydride vapor phase epitaxy which could produce cheaper, more efficient solar cells.
Wind Catcher Connection working to obtain all needed approvals by end of July, hopes to be running by 2020.
Technology can heighten grid resilience, leaders tell Icons Of Infrastructure Washington Conference.
Innovative technologies are the key to renewables taking up the slack from fossil fuels as demand for energy grows.
Milford is betting on a microgrid to keep its power on during the next hurricane.
The SAP Transformation Navigator is a self-service road-mapping tool for customers to figure out what solutions are best aligned with their business goals.
Shunichi Miyanaga, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, looks at ways to balance the priorities of energy security and lower emissions.
US city planners are worried about the risk of fires as power-generating batteries make their way into homes and businesses.
One Elon Musk company popularized the solar lease. Another Musk company is the main reason why it’s fading.
Forbes has partnered with Statista to rank consulting companies specializing in construction and infrastructure.
NREL is helping Hawaiian Electric Companies respond to new stability challenges associated with the rapid addition of solar power and other renewables.
The City of Spokane in Washington applies IOT technologies in its smart city initiatives.
A contributed article by Geospatial Corp. on advancements in locating, mapping and managing underground infrastructure.
Singapore is a model of strategic water planning, while Cape Town is a cautionary tale of how poor planning can impact quality of life.
Puerto Rico needs a blueprint to rebuild its grid with solar, wind & microgrid, says Mayor Cruz.
Tech-savvy Arlington County, Va., uses a local vendor to decrease electricity and maintenance costs, and save taxpayer money.
Many American cities are adopting local initiatives to rebuild their aging infrastructure.
Solar panel makers trying to get around tariffs President Donald Trump has imposed on imported equipment are running out of time.
American steel factories to add 1,500 jobs since President Trump authorized tariffs on imports last Thursday, even as trade wars loom.
The US Energy Department wants to spend $175 million to design small coal-fired power plants that could be fired up quickly.
Harvard economists think the US government should do more to help struggling regions, including infrastructure investment.
New Jersey regulators will investigate how utilities responded to back-to-back storms that cut power to hundreds of thousands of customers.
Top Aide Gary Cohn is set to resign as debate over President Trump’s tariffs heats up sending ripples across markets.
NRG Energy is selling almost all of its wind and solar assets, raising questions among investors on its next steps.
If the world’s drivers plug in an increasingly large EV fleet right after work at peak demand times, it could undo many of the environmental benefits expected from fewer cars running on gasoline [...]
At the White House this week, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will propose using a chunk of Australia’s $1.99 trillion pension savings pool to help funding for President Trump’s [...]
The U.S. Energy Department is throwing its support behind a request by utilities to extend the life of some nuclear power reactors -- keeping them in operation for as long as 80 years.
A sizzling sellers’ market for power companies could prove enough for Jacksonville, Florida, to put its prized community-owned utility on the auction block.
U.S. regulators have leveled the playing field for batteries and other forms of energy storage, voting to eliminate market barriers for those technologies.
Exelon is betting on big data and advanced analytics to transform how it delivers power to 10 million customers in 6 states.
Electric batteries as back up to renewable power is popping up across the utility landscape.
Infrastructure funds are raising billions of dollars from institutional investors for assets including renewable energy, as the economics of these power plants get better with the ability to [...]
After failing to win a bailout for cash-strapped coal plants, some Trump administration officials are considering emergency orders that could keep at least some coal generators online.
California regulators just recommended a target that would have utilities cutting their greenhouse-gas emissions in half by 2030 from 2015 levels.
RedWave Energy strives to become first company in the world to capture waste heat and turn it into electricity, with co-founder Jim Nelson at the helm of affairs.
President Donald Trump urged Congress to pass a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill to help rebuild the nation's crumbling roads and bridges during his first State Of The Union address on Tuesday.
Utilities are paying close attention to President Donald Trump’s plans to beef up infrastructure spending this year and beyond.
From a new, futuristic bus terminal to modular nuclear reactors, these projects are redefining infrastructure and the way multi-billion dollar projects get done.
Leaders of electric utilities and the energy sector say they are eager to learn more about how the Trump administration’s $200 billion infrastructure proposals, now in draft form, will help the [...]
At a White House meeting Wednesday (Jan. 24) where President Donald Trump highlighted his infrastructure plan, Mesa, Ariz., Mayor John Giles...
President Trump’s first State Of The Union address next week will introduce his plans to upgrade our nation’s aging infrastructure.
In the Fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico's power grid in shambles. In this webinar, see how its infrastructure is being rebuilt using innovative technologies.