data science

DoE pours $27.6 million into data science research and development

The DoE announced $27.6 million in funding for targeted research in data science to accelerate discovery in chemistry and material sciences.
vegetation

PG&E vegetation management found lacking

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), which has been blamed for some of the state's most devastating recent wildfires, failed to cut back or remove thousands of trees which posed a threat to powerlines.
video

Grid edge is where the true power lies

Paul Nelsen, senior director of smart grids from Itron, talks us through how AMI is transitioning from merely meter reading to integrated...
blue energy

Stanford researchers generate “blue energy” by mixing sea and fresh water

A new battery made from affordable and durable materials generates energy from places where salt and fresh waters mingle. The technology could make coastal wastewater treatment plants energy-independent and carbon neutral.
hydrogen

$40 million DoE funding to advance the H2@Scale concept

The US Department of Energy has announced approximately $40 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept.

GE stocks tumble amid fraud allegations

General Electric shares declined by almost 5% in pre-market trade to $8.61, after the release of a report by Harry Markopolos, alleging the company...
ny green bank

NY Green Bank reaches $786.7 million investment portfolio Q2 2019

NY Green Bank has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2019, showing the division’s investment portfolio reached $786.7 million
broadband network

Alabama utility developing region’s most advanced broadband network

Central Alabama Electric Cooperative is building the state’s most advanced broadband fiber network.
Affordable Energy Plan

Group seeks to overturn Trump’s “dirty” affordable Clean Energy plan

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) joined major public interest groups to urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to overturn the Trump administration’s plan claiming to address climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently finalized a plan that would fail to avoid a climate catastrophe.
extreme heat

New report addresses the severe impacts of extreme heat

ULI Research looks at the effects of climate change, with specific focus on rising temperatures and extreme heat, on urbanisation.

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