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    2. 2015 Marks Science, Technology Breakthroughs

      2015 Marks Science, Technology Breakthroughs
      In 2015, the U.S. Army's homepage published dozens of stories regarding technology being developed by engineers and scientists across the force. Among the topics of interest were developments in power distribution, robotics and network security software. The editors at Army News Service delved into an array of science and technology reporting from 2015, and pulled just a few topics to highlight here. GETTING OFF THE GRID A big ...
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    3. Energy Storage Association Executive Director Details Priorities for Group, Value of Storage

      Energy Storage Association Executive Director Details Priorities for Group, Value of Storage
      Matt Roberts, executive director of the Energy Storage Association, recently discussed a wide range of issues tied to energy storage and outlined some of the top policy issue priorities for the Washington, D.C.-based association. The ESA focuses on promoting the adoption of competitive and reliable energy storage systems for electric service. Roberts made his remarks in an interview with the American Public Power Association.
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    4. Need for New Business Models Is Top Challenge for Energy Industry, 2015 Dnv Gl Utility of the Future Pulse Survey Finds

      Need for New Business Models Is Top Challenge for Energy Industry, 2015 Dnv Gl Utility of the Future Pulse Survey Finds
      DNV GL, the world's largest resource of independent energy experts, revealed key findings and implications from its second annual Utility of the Future Pulse Survey at the Utility of the Future Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C. today. DNV GL released the results of the report to the gathering of electric energy leaders including top policy, regulatory, business, academic, renewables and utility leaders from across North America.
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    5. Important Electric Grid Recommendations from the U.S. Department of Energy's New Report

      Important Electric Grid Recommendations from the U.S. Department of Energy's New Report
      The Department of Energy (DOE) recently released its first installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) - a comprehensive report examining how the United States can modernize energy infrastructure to promote economic competitiveness, energy security, and environmental responsibility. This installment contains many good findings and recommendations pertaining to electric grid modernization relevant to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
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    6. Grid Edge 20: The Top Companies Disrupting the U.S. Electric Market

      Grid Edge 20: The Top Companies Disrupting the U.S. Electric Market
      We're naming names. Here are 20 companies that are transforming the electrical power sector. Experts in the power sector often say that if Thomas Edison were around today, he would easily be able to recognize the American electrical grid, because the design of the system has essentially remained the same for the past 100 years. But thats starting to change. The United States traditional, centralized electrical system is shifting ...
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    7. Better Energy Storage Gives Renewables a Boost

      Better Energy Storage Gives Renewables a Boost
      The basic battery technology is like any rechargeable batterylike the one in your mobile phone. But those are mostly lithium ion batteries. Theyve been around for decades. Wiley says they used to be too expensive for common usage. That changed when handheld devices became popular in the early 2000s. Production ramped up, and prices dropped. Wiley says thats when the batteries became feasible for larger scale energy storage. And thats ...
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    8. There's a New Renaissance Emerging for Energy Innovation

      There's a New Renaissance Emerging for Energy Innovation
      A renaissance of creativity around developing innovations for energy has emerged in the wake of Silicon Valleys cleantech bust in the U.S. Its taken several years to materialize. Bolstered by a series of energy success stories, this newfound creativity has been propped up by increasingly low costs of clean energy technologies and energy storage, and has floated on a change in the political winds.
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    9. The Next Generation of Battery Tech at ARPA-E

      The Next Generation of Battery Tech at ARPA-E
      The Department of Energys ARPA-E program was created to give blue-sky research projects the money they need to prove whether or not theyre ready for commercialization. That includes a host of projects seeking to make batteries cheaper, smaller and more durable, whether to power electric vehicles, capture solar and wind energy, or balance the grid. This years ARPA-E showcase outside Washington, D.C. featured a number of interesting battery technology ...
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    10. Why We Don’t Have Battery Breakthroughs

      Why We Don’t Have Battery Breakthroughs
      Electric cars are quick and quiet, with a range more than long enough for most commutes. If you want a car with extremely fast acceleration, the Tesla Model S is hard to beat. And, of course, electric vehicles avoid the pollution associated with conventional cars, including emissions of carbon dioxide from burning gasoline. Yet they account for a tiny fraction of automotive sales, mainly because the batteries that propel them ...
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    11. Changing What's Possible at the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

      Changing What's Possible at the 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
      When the sixth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit convenes outside Washington, D.C., next week, more than 2,000 technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and government thought leaders will gather to discuss Americas most pressing energy issues -- and to find ways to move promising new energy technologies out of the lab and into the market. As the nations preeminent energy innovation event, this annual conference and technology showcase attracts experts ...
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    12. The Detroit Power Outage: A Lesson for Cities About Microgrids

      The Detroit Power Outage: A Lesson for Cities About Microgrids
      The Detroit Power Outage brought eight hours of hardship to Detroit on Dec. 2 hardship that could have been averted with microgrids. Firefighters were forced to rescue people trapped in stalled elevators. Schools shut down at lunch time. The Detroit Free Press had harsh words for city leadership. How would microgrids help? First lets look at why Detroits power system failed so badly. The power outage was triggered by a ...
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    13. FERC Announces Series of Technical Conferences on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

      FERC Announces Series of Technical Conferences on EPA’s Clean Power Plan
      On December 9, 2014, FERC announced that it would hold a series of technical conferences to discuss what implications are involved with a variety of compliance approaches used to satisfy the Environmental Protection Agencys proposed Clean Power Plan rule. The technical conferences will begin on February 19, 2015 and generally focus on issues related to electric reliability, wholesale electric markets and operations, and energy infrastructure.
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    14. Energy Storage Association Announces Series of Conferences to Provide Year-Round Education

      Energy Storage Association Announces Series of Conferences to Provide Year-Round Education
      The Energy Storage Association (ESA) today is announcing the launch of a series of diverse yet connected conferences focused on the energy storage industry. In 2015, ESA will be hosting three large-scale conferences in addition to providing monthly educational webinars, industry-leading news and market intelligence reports. The energy storage industry is going through an immense transformation, said Matt Roberts, Executive Director of ESA. Utilities are procuring unprecedented amounts of energy ...
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    15. Inside the REV: Audrey Zibelman's Bold Plan to Transform New York's Electricity Market

      Inside the REV: Audrey Zibelman's Bold Plan to Transform New York's Electricity Market
      Few people have the power to shape the makeup of the electricity system like a regulator. Well, Audrey Zibelman is not just any regulator. As the chairwoman of the New York Department of Public Service, Zibelman is pioneering what is perhaps the most significant overhaul of the electricity sector since deregulation in the 1990s. Known in the industry as the REVshort for Reforming the Energy Visionthe ambitious regulatory proceeding aims ...
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