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.
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.
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.
The Department of Energy allocates $57 million for six projects to test "microgrids" that combine demand response with renewable energy around the country.