Did you know that the cost of using electricity changes throughout the day? A business in New York shows us how smart meters can help us save money and energy. Watch
National Science Foundation
Most of today's power plants--from some of the largest solar arrays to nuclear energy facilities--rely on the boiling and condensing of water to produce energy. The process of turning heated water into energy was essentially understood by James Watt... Read More
In “The Light Bulb Ban,” energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan visits the Lightfair International trade show in Philadelphia to find the latest offerings in energy efficient bulbs.
Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
This week our segment on Bloomberg West focuses on EnerNOC, a service that aims to even out energy use across the grid through a network of communication. It monitors energy use in stores and other businesses, and when the energy grid is stressed,... Read More
Rather than blast their last mountain apart to get a few years of polluting coal, a West Virginia community proposes a wind farm which can produce clean energy forever.
President and CEO Electric Power Research Industry: Renewables and Timing to Effect Electricity Industry
Michael Howard, President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute shares with Planet Forward his ideas about the future of electricity at the United States Energy Association "State of the Energy Industry" forum.
Each year, the US emits 16,000 pounds of carbon per capita through electricity use. That's equivalent to:
Former member of the Cleveland Electric Vehicle Association
Motor technology has been around for 100 plus years and seems to be frozen in time! So now is the time to bring about some new technologies. AC Motors use to be built utilizing copper bars and steel laminations in their rotors. This was very labor... Read More