Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany’s largest charging station.
Sure, smart grid systems are popular with green geeks, but for the populace at large - and the municipalities that serve them - the benefits of smart technology initiatives such as this aren’t all that obvious or immediate.
Corporate giants Boeing and Siemens have announced a new agreement between the two companies for a project that will bring smart grid technology to the U.S. Department of Defense.
International aid and cooperation between former Cold War foes is a beautiful thing, especially when it’s focused on making the planet a greener place.
Findings from a new consumer study from Accenture suggest that the majority of global buyers are willing to purchase an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) calls it a system that is cleaner, more efficient, reliable, resilient and responsive. We call it the smart grid.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has teamed up with the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, which promotes smart grid technologies, to develop a set of joint standards.