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Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

The warm 2014-15 water year is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Continue reading

Researchers Take Scientific Exploration to the Brink in “Energy from the Edge”

If you think you understand the latest methods for generating sustainable energy, this episode of “Breakthrough” will be an eye-opener.

Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy

This is the year of the crowd, says Jeremiah Owyang. Will a kWber emerge to disrupt the energy industry? Continue reading

Energy Storage Could Curtail Gas Boom

Low-cost natural gas from fracking made us dial back our expectations about the growth of renewable energy. Energy storage technology could change that.