The Smartest of them All
This team of researchers says that the United States’ large energy grid will not be able to handle an influx of new technology, like electric vehicles. They are developing ways for the grid to not only be able to provide EVs with electricity, but... Read More
The George Washington University
Efficiency starts with being informed about your energy use. These developers created smart meters, a device that allows consumers to know exactly how much energy they are using and where this energy is being used.
National Science Foundation
According to these researchers, renewable energy is a vital part of the country’s energy future. However, there is variability in renewable sources (sometimes it’s not sunny or windy!), so this team is developing ways to make sure our energy supply... Read More
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