In an internal memo, Comcast's chief operating officer says a customer service call recorded by tech journalist Ryan Block was painful to listen to. He promises changes.
Report says auto industry breakthroughs will provide the alternative energy sector with power storage solution.
Pacific Gas & Electric says it is applying for stimulus funds to build a compressed-air storage facility able to store as much energy capacity as a medium-size power plant.
Newly formed firm Energy Storage and Power plans to make compressed-air energy storage machines for utilities that need storage for wind and solar power sources.
Storage on the grid would allow use of more solar and wind power and avoid the need for new power plants. So what's holding up grid storage?
Several technologies are being tested to tie large-scale storage to renewable power sources. Images: Making wind power that lasts all day
For Vinod Khosla, the debate over solar power and other energy options comes down to pragmatic questions of cost.
Start-up General Compression looks to commercialize concept for storing electricity generated by wind turbines using compressed air. Image: Pumping wind power underground