Government numbers reveal a steep increase in monthly production over the past year.
Ducted turbine promises significant advances but delivery remains to be seen.
Argonne National Labs was selected to head the $120 million Innovation Hub
With just monthly utility data, startup WegoWise can save owners money on energy and potentially reach a wide audience.
The largest grant winner in energy storage, PolyPlus Battery, hopes to make a rechargeable lithium sulfur battery.
GE acquires LED lighting startup Albeo to drive networked LEDs further into the commercial and industrial market.
CPV company SolFocus is up for sale, a reflection of rapidly falling solar power prices, while startup Semprius moves ahead on demo CPV system.
Data Plant research project will power modular data center from biogas-run fuel cell at a wastewater treatment plant.
A smart thermostat driven by cloud data analytics from startup EcoFactor will shave peak demand and improve efficiency year round.
Shale gas and new oil-extraction technology are changing the energy map, but global demand is also set to grow.