The Supreme Court will decide a case that will have a big effect on distributed energy technology, including batteries.
The Supreme Court hears a case that will decide whether homes and businesses can earn money from distributed energy technologies, including demand response and home battery systems.
Back to the future?
Tesla's sports SUV may be for the wealthy elite, but it will start in motion a process that will see electric vehicles reach the masses.
But can you make an EV at half the price of that one?
Elon Musk of Tesla Motors wants to build an affordable, mass-market electric car. What can Tesla learn from another auto innovator – Henry Ford?
You WILL build the world’s fastest electric car for me.
Ashlee Vance's new book is a fascinating portrayal of the personal sacrifices and mental detachment of one of the world's most successful engineers.
Bjorn Lomborg seems to irritate the hell out of many environmentalists.
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Bjorn Lomborg seems to inspire anything but consensus, but is his approach all that bad?
Batteries to store excess solar power will be a game-changer. But energy-efficient appliances will mean you can use a smaller battery.
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The unveiling of Tesla's Powerwall home battery has been hailed as a huge moment in renewable energy. But don't forget the other innovations that can help you use that stored power more efficiently.
Amid the fanfare over the launch of the Powerwall, has Tesla’s Elon Musk struck a decisive blow for renewable energy?
Tesla's new home battery could help halve the costs of electricity for typical American households - all using existing technology. The fossil fuel industry is right to be worried.
Fancy a home battery with your battery-powered car?
As it's done with its electric cars, Tesla will need to rely on well-heeled early technology adopters and friendly regulations to sell lots of home batteries.
Coming to a grid near you.
Batteries combined with digital technologies will improve the efficiency and reliability of the electric grid, transforming how people use their energy.