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Batteries Plus Backup Power: Advanced Microgrid Solutions Partners With PowerSecure

Microgrids require a hefty combination of technologies to execute properly. They also require software that can turn those distributed, behind-the-meter resources into multiple revenue streams in order to make that technology worth the investment. On Tuesday, PowerSecure, the provider of a 1.5-gigawatt fleet of backup power systems at grocery stores, data centers and military bases across the country,

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Watch the Broadcast of Grid Edge World Forum Tomorrow

GTM Squared will live-stream select panels from Grid Edge World Forum in San Jose, California on June 28. Squared members get exclusive access to the live broadcast and the video on-demand after the event. See the broadcast agenda below. Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (all times PT) 8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m. …

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Residential Solar Services Are Coming of Age as Financing Evolves

The residential solar market is flipping in favor of cash and loan sales in 2017, after years of leases and power-purchase agreements dominating the landscape. But it's not just the financing portion of the pie that's evolving. Third-party-financed home solar systems have

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Those Wild Electric Cars That Influenced Modern EVs & PHEVs

Along the way on the rebirth of the modern electric vehicle (EV), we've witnessed some "far out" and pretty wild projects. We also saw some of the world's smartest folks pull together top engineers and brilliant ideas. Some of these companies and projects have threatened conventional carmakers inebriated with bottom line profits to the detriment of innovation. Sadly, some of the companies have fallen by the …

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China Electric Car Sales Report — Sales Jump 49% In May

The Chinese market had more than 40,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase in sales over the same month last year, with the EV market share now at 1.4%, close to last year's record (1.45%). Expect improvement as the year progresses and sales expand, with the Chinese EV market potentially surpassing […] China Electric Car Sales Report — Sales Jump 49% In May was originally published …

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China Electric Car Sales Grow 49% — BAIC EC180 Leads Rise of Microcars

The Chinese market had more than 40,000 new EVs zooming the streets last month, a 49% increase in sales over the same month last year, with the EV market share now at 1.4%, close to last year's record (1.45%). Expect improvement as the year progresses and sales expand, with the Chinese EV market potentially surpassing 2% market share

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eMotorWerks Doubled Revenues For 3rd Consecutive Year In 2016

The electric vehicle smart grid charging technology firm eMotorWerks doubled its revenues for the third consecutive year in 2016, according to a recent press release. This expansion and revenue growth was partly the result of partnerships with companies such as AeroVironment, Webasto, and Nayax. The company's growing customer base is reflected in the fact that the firm now has more than 18,000 charging stations installed around the …

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Hyperloop One Reveals Its Plans For Europe …

Following its earlier city-level proposals competition in Europe, Hyperloop One has now revealed the candidate shortlist produced by that competition. The shortlist includes the proposals that were/are both economically and technically feasible Hyperloop One Reveals Its Plans For Europe … was originally …

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Midwest EVOLVE Launches — 3-Year Project To Support EV Adoption In US Midwest

A new electric vehicle promotion effort was recently launched in the US Midwest by the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest in partnership with 8 Clean Cities coalitions Midwest EVOLVE Launches — 3-Year Project To Support EV Adoption In US Midwest was …

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Building the ‘Solar Protection Factor’ Into an Increasingly Green-Powered Grid

Utilities need to prepare for the rise of wind and solar power and the retirements of baseload power plants, and that includes building “solar protection factors” into their long-term planning. That's one of the recommendations from consultancy ScottMadden in its latest energy industry update. The report, which covers subjects ranging from Trump administration energy policies, to blockchain, to smart cities, also gets into detail on today's key grid paradigm shift …

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MIT students hack assistive technology solutions for local clients

More than 1 billion people globally need one or more assistive devices, such as prosthetics and communication devices, to address problems resulting from their disabilities. However, currently 90 percent of people in need are without access to those products, according to the World Health Organization. Compounding this accessibility issue is a massive shortage in the assistive technology workforce. To promote innovation and long-term interest in working in the field of assistive technologies, the Assistive Technologies …

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Socioeconomic background linked to reading improvement

About 20 percent of children in the United States have difficulty learning to read, and educators have devised a variety of interventions to try to help them. Not every program helps every student, however, in part because the origins of their struggles are not identical. MIT neuroscientist John Gabrieli is trying to identify factors that may help to predict individual children's responses to different types of reading interventions. As part of that effort, he recently found that children from lower-income families …