How Americans Are Embracing the Power of Their Homes

February 28, 2017 by  
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Just a few years ago, living off the grid conjured up images of tiny cabins in the middle of nowhere. Today, the dream of average American homeowners powering their homes with alternative energies is coming true. Solar panels on your neighbor’s…

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The Olympics contest for cities: Urban resilience

August 17, 2016 by  
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Drawing inspiration from the discipline-driven commitment and friendly global competition at the Olympics to make our cities more resilient.

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Nissan takes on Tesla in vehicle-to-grid energy tech race

May 17, 2016 by  
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The maker of the Leaf electric car has unveiled a home energy storage system using recycled car batteries, plus a program allowing EV owners to sell power back to the grid.

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The grid is at a crossroads — pick your next move carefully

July 6, 2015 by  
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It’s time to start answering the hard questions about how renewable energy will be integrated with the grid.

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Rome seeks collaborators to confront its water woes

July 6, 2015 by  
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Water problems are springing up in major cities around the world, forcing leaders to hammer out new strategies for supply, quality and resilience.

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When regulation hinders environmental innovation

July 6, 2015 by  
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As free marketers like to argue, the regulatory environment can sometimes stifle innovation, including in sustainability.

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Distributed defectors: When customers leave the grid

March 10, 2014 by  
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It won't be long before solar-plus-battery systems become cheaper than utility-sourced electricity.

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Why Sinking Solar Prices are Bad for Startups, Great for Enterprises

August 29, 2011 by  
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The price of the key ingredient in photovoltaic prices has dropped 89 percent since early 2008, bringing bad news for companies manufacturing solar panels — but creating big opportunities for companies that want to get off the grid.

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