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Army tests 'microgrids' to get smarter about energy

Microgrids, where power generators coordinate to use fuel efficiently, will be deployed in Afghanistan with solar and storage to see whether smart grid technology can save on fuel costs.

By June 30, 2011


Sharknado returns! Protect your city with these tips

With these nuggets of advice from Siemens, cities can better prepare themselves to survive a great-white-shark attack from the skies -- or a host of other disasters.

By April 7, 2014


Fuel cell microgrids to get spark from renewable biogas

ClearEdge Power lands big deal with Gussing Renewable Energy in Austria to supply 50 megawatts worth of fuel cells over the next five years, one of the largest stationary fuel cell deals to date.

By January 10, 2012


Ford microgrid to combine solar with EV charging

Talk about green cars. Smart-grid project from Ford and Detroit Edison will combine on-site solar power with electric vehicle charge stations and battery energy storage.

By August 12, 2010


Want better EV range? Hitch it to a fuel cell

Startup Oorja Protonics has developed a methanol fuel cell to give battery-powered forklifts a lift and it's planning to apply the same hybrid approach in fleet vehicles.

By January 26, 2012


Military green investments could hit $10B by 2030

Defense Department policy shifts toward using more clean energy in order to increase national security and save money, which could have far-reaching effects, according to Pew.

By September 22, 2011


Army targets big renewable energy projects

With lots of land suitable for solar and wind, the Army creates a task force to accelerate its program to get 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

By August 10, 2011


GE challenge seeds consumer clean-tech start-ups

In its green business plan contest, General Electric and venture capitalists put $68 million in home energy start-ups to bring their products to market.

By June 23, 2011


GE challenge stirs radical ideas for cleaner grid

Smart-grid challenge brings a flood of innovative approaches to making the grid work better and more cleanly. In about a month, the winners will be announced.

By September 30, 2010


GE, VCs offer $200 million in smart-grid challenge

To spur technology development of smart-grid tech, General Electric and four venture-capital companies launch a $200 million competition. GE introduces WattStation electric vehicle charger and home energy monitor.

By July 13, 2010