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May 16 2017
The idea of electric vehicles serving as a part of a larger, transactive grid has held enormous appeal among researchers and thought leaders for years. ...
May 09 2017
Along with Nest and a few other companies, Ecobee has been a pioneer in the connected thermostat space. Over recent years, the company has rolled out wireless remote room sensors, geofencing, and various advanced algorithms. ...
May 02 2017
We’ve come a long way since the days when electric cars were ugly and unrealistic concept projects coming from auto makers. ...
May 02 2017
While the media is reporting on high-profile lithium-ion battery projects from the likes of Tesla, Altagas, AES, and others, energy storage startup Axiom has quietly expanded over the last three years and is forming partnerships with utilities and major grocers—most notably Whole Foods. ...
May 02 2017
Cannabis is an energy intensive crop when grown indoors. Other states have experienced an increase in electricity demand after legalizing recreational cannabis. For example, half of load growth in Colorado is now attributable to new cannabis cultivation. ...
April 20 2017
In a collaborative effort between GE and the US Department of Energy (DOE), researchers have developed a new type of clothes-drying technology. The new approach uses ultrasonic vibrations (basically sound waves) to more quickly remove moisture from residential laundry loads. ...

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