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As utilities across the U.S. urgently work to restore power to the millions of Americans affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we are reminded of...

The US electric grid is having its smart phone moment. Will the federal government get in the way? That’s the worry of clean energy groups that are...

15.02.2017 , Harald Schützeichel

Odd news: How USAID "supports" African Start-ups

The problem is evident: Africa’s off-grid industry is dominated by multinational companies. Local solar companies often fail due to the lack of...

Small and medium enterprises (SME) are the main driver for innovation, poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. The lack of...

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The cost of installing a battery backup system can outweigh the benefit, given the utility’s...

Sunnova’s newly available solar plus battery storage offering provides Texan homeowners with an...

In the town of Tillar, a farmer named AJ Hood relies on an alternative source of energy to power his...

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced the official activation of two advanced microgrids...

Could renewable energy help Puerto Rico?

A solar engineer describes his efforts to help residents produce and monitor their own power—but the...

A group in Puerto Rico is working to make residents less energy dependent after Hurricane Maria...

Rural households spend 40% more of their income on energy costs than households in metropolitan...

Electric cooperatives in the U.S. have vastly accelerated solar power installments. Today, they own...

For 100 years, most decisions about the U.S. electric grid have been made at the top by electric...

Alexis Zeigler describes Living Earth Farm, a conservationist-oriented community in rural Virginia...

With all the world’s eyes watching it and urging it along, green energy and energy storage together...