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Comcast admits service rep did what he was trained to do

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.

By July 22, 2014


Lithium ion battery industry to boom with wind, solar power

Report says auto industry breakthroughs will provide the alternative energy sector with power storage solution.

By October 21, 2009


PG&E to compress air to store wind power

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.

By August 26, 2009


Compressed-air storage coming to wind power

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.

By August 27, 2008


Energy storage coming to a power grid near you

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?

By June 27, 2008


Storing sun and wind power

Several technologies are being tested to tie large-scale storage to renewable power sources. Images: Making wind power that lasts all day

By December 5, 2007


Keeping clean tech down-to-earth

For Vinod Khosla, the debate over solar power and other energy options comes down to pragmatic questions of cost.

April 16, 2007


Saving wind power for later

Start-up General Compression looks to commercialize concept for storing electricity generated by wind turbines using compressed air. Image: Pumping wind power underground

By March 27, 2007