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Gaining Back The EV Revenue Stream Henry Ford & Thomas Edison Gave Up

February 17th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

In the early 20th Century Edison said, “Electricity is the thing. There are no whirring and grinding gears with their numerous levers to confuse. There is not that almost terrifying uncertain throb and whirr of the powerful combustion engine. There is no water-circulating system to get out of order – no dangerous and evil-smelling gasoline and no noise.” We know how history turned out, and now, 100 years later, Ford and Edison’s dream of electric vehicles is very much alive.


Energy Flexibility Forum — A New European Platform For Key Stakeholders In The Transition Towards A Flexible Energy System

June 4th, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The organization SolarPlaza is organizing an important summit on 11 --12 June in Copenhagen called the Energy Flexibility Forum that will be a platform for key stakeholders to specify their needs, showcase their solutions, find their renewed roles and collaboratively take on market and regulatory barriers to accelerate the transition towards a flexible energy system.


3rd Grid Modernization Forum, May 23-24: Latest Progress & Strategies for Achieving the Utility of the Future

May 2nd, 2018 | by Andrea Bertoli

The 3rd Grid Modernization Forum is intended for network strategists at investor-owned, municipal, and rural utilities, as well as grid operations engineers and directors, service and network planners, system integrators, policy-makers, and technology innovators. Key utility and technology executives will share insights and updates on achieving the digital Utility of the Future


We Need Smart Grid Charges Before Smart Meters

April 17th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

We desperately need green NGOs and campaigners to campaign for time-of-day-electricity charging. Then we will get real smart meters, not the sham ones that are being installed now


Tesla Powerpacks Power Microgrid For Okracoke Island

December 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Islands present special challenges for utility companies, whether they are large like the Hawaiian Islands or small like Okracoke, a tiny spit of land that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. They are also ideal for a microgrid — an electrical system that can generate, store, and distribute power even if it is disconnected from the central grid



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