Regulator says that electric-vehicle owners can make thousands of dollars selling battery-driven power services to the wholesale market.
FERC says it "does not have jurisdiction" over companies issuing digital signatures used for power grid authentication, and says existing law "is not adequate" to guard against cyberattack.
After a CNET article reports potential security vulnerability with the electric power grid, two U.S. senators call for a federal investigation.
GAO report says smart meters lack strong security architecture and features for detecting and analyzing cyberattacks.
Politicians respond to reports of cyberattacks by suggesting new plans to protect an increasingly networked electric grid.
American Superconductor to fulfill order for more than 3 million meters of wire to be used in underground direct-current superconductor cables laid in Korea and the U.S.
eV2g will partner with utility NRG Energy to develop a service to use plugged-in electric vehicle batteries to earn money by providing power to the grid.
Apple discloses that the fuel cells at its North Carolina data center will run on biogas captured from landfills, part of its plan to operate using 60 percent on-site renewable energy.
Google creates energy subsidiary and submits a request to buy and sell electricity. It's part of Google's goal to use large amounts of renewable energy to offset its carbon footprint.
Beacon Power, which received a $43 million DOE loan guarantee from the same program that Solyndra did, is bankrupt after running out of money.