1. California to Optimize Electric Grid for Energy Storage

    California to Optimize Electric Grid for Energy Storage

    The United States is facing some serious issues with its electricity grid. The infrastructure was established more than a century ago, before the Internet or cellphones or a lot of renewable energy generation. It simply wasn’t equipped to handle today's electricity load. Though the entire infrastructure represents a way of distributing electricity that's more than 100 years old, the grid has seen some updates along the way. But unfortunately, some parts of the grid haven't gotten a modern touch in more than 50 years. This leaves the electricity system vulnerable to rolling blackouts or even terrorist attacks. Many believe the grid needs a complete overall to function properly for America today.

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