Four student-built solar houses at Missouri Science & Technology University are enlisted to explore the possibilities with microgrids powered by renewable energy.
An Army demonstration project at Fort Carson, Colo., will test using electric vehicles for energy storage to support a base microgrid.
After years of planning, the historic Alcatraz prison in San Francisco Bay is now powered by solar panels – as long as they’re kept clear of bird droppings, that is.
Army engineers are working to develop renewable-energy based microgrids that can work independently of traditional grid power.
Across the Internet, people are reading about Greenpeace’s criticisms of coal, floating wind turbines for deep-sea wind farms, and cool new smart grid projects.
Government officials were given a chance to see cutting edge hybrid and electric vehicle technology with the visit of a mobile lab to Washington, D.C.
In California, massive Santa Rita Jail his outfitted with a new microgrid that will ensure it never goes dark, thanks to solar, wind and fuel cell power.
A new project, SPIDER will help transform the way the US military deals with power failures, integrating solar and wind into microgrids.
The Army has announced plans to install a renewable energy micro-grid at its Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) near Detroit.
A Canadian company begins shipping electric vehicles that can deliver power to the grid, a technology that could be key to managing the growth of EVs.