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May 2018

Scientists building a better battery typically strive for lower cost, lower weight or higher energy density, but Steven Chu, the Nobel Prize-winning former Energy Secretary, just emphasized another metric:
Charging rate.
"If you can put 120 miles in…

More coal plants are now projected to retire more quickly than experts thought a year ago, according to energy-industry analysts who gathered in Chicago Tuesday.
Three alternative energy sources—wind, solar and natural gas—are expected to divide up…

Carlyle Group Sees A Golden Buy In Microgrids

The Carlyle Group is investing billions in United States infrastructure the government can no longer afford, with particular interest in electric microgrids, a Carlyle executive said in Chicago Monday.
"We think that actually we're in sort of the…