We all rely on it but what do you really know about our electricity grid? This article from The Heritage Foundation explains what we currently have, how it got that way, and what we need to do to make it better:
The U.S. Army has had a commitment to building energy efficient buildings but has not had a way to measure the performance of individual buildings until now. Read this article from Federal News Radio discussing how the Army is installing new metering systems:
The price of solar power panels dropped as much as 19 percent nationwide in 2013 and are expected to drop by as much as 12 percent in 2014, according to a new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden.
Check out the article from the Denver Business Journal here:
Michigan State University has developed a cell with light harvesting transparent solar concentrators that could be used on windows and smartphone screens for solar energy collection without traditional solar panels.