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With the implementation of smart lighting, electric vehicle integration and charging and wifi hubs across cities, utilities are well positioned to utilise...

Distribution systems’ cybersecurity needs more attention in US

Distribution system vulnerabilities need to be fully addressed for a national cybersecurity strategy to have effect, US Government Accountability Office reports.

Apple gets into energy storage

Apple, long touting itself at the forefront of the clean energy drive, claims one of the largest battery storage projects in US.

Smart grid benefits delivered during 2017 Hurricane Irma

Benefits of nearly $1.7 billion in the form of avoided customer interruption costs during Hurricane Irma are estimated from smart grid investments in Florida by NIST.
President Joe Biden ponders the next steps in US energy policy.

With humility and ambition: What’s next for US energy policy?

Claire Volkwyn ponders what the future holds for US energy policy now that the Biden-Harris Administration is installed.

Powering a Moon village

With interest growing in a return of humans to the moon, says Jonathan Spencer Jones, attention is turning to the possibility of establishing a long-term presence there and the form that such a settlement might take.

Start-up launch pad: US

Meet the US start-ups that are disrupting, inspiring and evolving the energy sector.

Blockchain battery recycling app to be prototyped

UK blockchain technology startup Everledger is leading a project to incentivise the recycling of lithium-ion batteries.

Energy savings tops customer demands for distributed energy resources

Customers want independence and control to choose their energy source, a new survey of large electricity users in the US has found.

Transactive energy concept to be expanded in US

The transactive energy concept is to be further explored in two new projects in the US led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
Trump and Biden down to the wire on US Election day

Ed’s note: Down to the wire for Biden and Trump

As Americans prepare to go to the polls today to vote for either Donald Trump or Joe Biden as president of the United States, Claire Volkwyn wanted to reflect on what the election results could mean for energy policy in the US.

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