Storage Blog Posts

Jonathan Doochin - September 11, 2014

2030 Outlook: A Trillion Dollar Taxpayer Bailout for Electrical Utilities

After bailing out Wall Street in 2008, are Americans ready to provide a one trillion dollar bailout to our electric utilities in 2030?  Even though worldwide demand for energy is estimated...

Danielle Kershner - September 10, 2014

Energy Storage: Progress and Promise

The pending boom of the energy storage industry is right around the corner, and the U.S. is taking a front seat. According to recent IHS research, the U.S. is the largest market for...

Victor Cardona - September 09, 2014

Solar leads cleantech but who are top solar states and companies, and tops in what?

Solar is said to be dominating new US cleantech jobs while solar manufacturers are set for record shipments in the second quarter.  Solar patents are off the charts. According to Environmental...

Jane Weissman - September 04, 2014

As the Present Now Will Later Be Past*

I don’t watch much TV. I enjoy some of the cooking shows on the Food Network and of course, watching baseball (even when my team has been traded away). I do keep an eye on commercials,...

Victor Cardona - September 03, 2014

IP focus:Do I need to use a trademark to reserve it with the trademark office?

The trademark system is a use based system such that to have any rights use must be made of a mark in commerce in connection with the sale of goods or services.  For goods , such as...

Michael Kanellos - August 28, 2014

The MIT Curse Strikes Again: Lilliputian Systems Files for Bankruptcy

I’ll be up front. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is one of the finest universities in the world. Numerous graduates have made lasting contributions to science. And the closest...

IP Focus: Think Twice Trolls: the Supreme Court makes it easier to obtain attorney’s fees for frivolous infringement suits

The number of lawsuits concerning patents continues to skyrocket.  A recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP revealed that between the years 1991 and 2013 the number of patent-related...

REC Solar - August 26, 2014

What You Need to Know about Solar, Storage, and Microgrids

REC Solar recently participated in a webinar on Renewable Energy World that invited several experts to discuss the U.S. landscape for solar PV with microgrids, and energy storage. The...

ANDREW Slavin - August 20, 2014

Revisiting the First Wind-Hybrid System for a Remote Northern Mine: Diavik Presentation

We just published an interview about Raglan Mine's Wind Storage Porject.  Raglan Mine’s project is the second wind-hybrid system deployed for a remote mine site in Northern Canada....

George Gray - August 20, 2014

Cash into Clean Tech: What You Missed in 2013

It's always a good idea to follow the markets. Especially if you are interested in gaining funding for your clean tech project. Looking at what is getting funding and what deals are...

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