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View Resource Charging My Electric Vehicle: The Evolution of a Charge Profile Monitor

Knowing your EV’s battery status helps predict driving range, extend battery life, and prevent wasteful overcharging. Become an online member to view article.
View Resource Climate & Energy

News and views on global warming, the impact of coal and other fossil fuels, and alternative energy options
View Resource Code Corner: Codes and Standards: Cost and Performance Impacts

John Wiles answers the charges that NEC compliance costs too much and imposes performance penalties in small scale RE systems.
View Resource Code Corner: Disco Madness: The Whys & Wheres of Disconnects

In the event of an emergency, disconnect switches are used to rapidly disconnect the external power source conductors from the circuits in a building or structure (National Electrical Code Sections...
View Resource Deploying Distributed Energy Storage: Near-term Regulatory Considerations to Maximize Benefits

Since the market for distributed energy storage is still in its infancy, there is a significant need for regulatory guidance and proactive policies to ensure a smooth integration into the existing...
View Resource Diesel

Recent U.S. retail diesel prices have continued to be much lower than at their peak last July of $4.76 per gallon - they were down by roughly $2.22 per gallon as of the middle of July of this year....
View Resource Disaster UnfoldsSlowly in the Gulf of Mexico

In the three weeks since the April 20th explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the start of the subsequent massive (and ongoing) oil leak, many attempts...
View Resource Energy Research Spotlights

MIT centers, laboratories, departments and programs provide a multi-faceted approach to solving the world's energy challenge: Research, Education, Campus Energy Activities, News & Events.
View Resource EnergyDigger

Daily energy news from planet earth.
View Resource Environment and Energy Daily

From federal agency appropriations to comprehensive energy legislation, E&E Daily is the place insiders go to track their environment and energy issues in Congress. It covers the progress of...
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