1. Chicago Company Builds Out — and Shows off — Smart Grid and Energy Storage

    Chicago Company Builds Out — and Shows off — Smart Grid and Energy Storage

    Neighbors of the S&C Electric Company in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago might not even know the 47-acre factory and research facility is there. It is recessed below street level on the site of a former tire yard, designed to meld into its surroundings and bedecked with a green roof. But this inconspicuous institution has played a significant role in the innovation and build-out of the country’s grid over the past century, including the development of the smart grid in the Chicago area and across the continent today.

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