A new report, Western Grid 2050/: Contrasting Futures , Contrasting Fortunes, outlines how energy choices in 11 Western states in the next 20 to 40 years will impact human health and business wealth.
This is the first of a three-part Q & A with Katherine Hamilton, president of the Washington, D.C.-based GridWise Alliance. Here Ms. Hamilton talks about the Alliance's mission and the inaugural GridWise Global Forum.
A new bill passed in California last week allows for an increase in the amount of solar energy consumers can sell back to utility companies.
With the inevitable change from fossil-fuel vehicles to electric cars on the horizon, McKinsey Quarterly's (MQ) latest report looks to explain how three industries (automakers, battery producers, and utility providers) must evolve to accommodate the transition.