Just as Thomas Edison had to adapt in the industry's early days, the electricity business – faced with the disruption and opportunities of renewables – is learning flexibility once again.
New ways of producing electricity mean a new set of rules.
A new device mimics the branches and leaves of a cottonwood tree and generates electricity when its artificial leaves sway in the wind.
Close to 2 billion people still don’t have access to reliable energy. Now is the time to close this energy gap, and grid edge technologies can help us get there.
While the growth of renewables is helping to reduce carbon emissions and tackle climate change, balancing the availability of these resources with varying levels of electricity demand can...
Japan is harnessing storm power to generate clean, renewable electricity. Here's how.
“The need for electricity as a result of more electric vehicles could see peak demand rise by 30% by 2035.”
Sonita Lontoh on the potential of the digital grid.
Africa’s energy revolution, one of the biggest overlooked stories of our time, is poised to change the lives of millions of Africans.
Achieving reliable electricity access for all Africa's citizens will be tough, but technology advancements offer opportunities to make rapid leaps forward.
In August 2013, Facebook launched their Internet.org project. The idea was excellent: it brought together leading global businesses to focus on internet affordability, efficiency and acce...
The Middle East and North Africa region needs to find a way to ensure a reliable electricity supply. Could this be a solution?
New research has highlighted the work needed to provide electricity for all.
A urban-rural divide in access to electricity, poor reliability and supply are holding Africa back, writes Peter Penar.
An entrepreneur has developed an innovative plan to relocate power plants.