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Volkswagen’s Making Big Promises About Electric Vehicles and the Energy Grid

Volkswagen Group’s transition toward electric vehicles has been no secret. Since getting busted with software designed to defeat emissions testing five years ago, the manufacturer has trumpeted the

Instagram's Layout feature adds collages to your Stories

Today, Instagram is rolling out new Layout feature that will let you include multiple photos in a single story. When you open the Stories camera and select the Layout option, you'll be able to choose
Which of the cleaner states imports dirty electricity?

Which of the cleaner states imports dirty electricity?

Some regions suffer from pollution as they send power elsewhere.
Grid On Stadia Runs Well And Reminds Me What I Love About Racing Games

Grid On Stadia Runs Well And Reminds Me What I Love About Racing Games

I’ve been flirting with the idea of playing a racing simulation again, so when Stadia finally launched with Grid, I figured I’d kill two birds with one stone: test out how smooth the game runs on

The UK likely got more power from renewables than fossil fuels last quarter

The UK generated more power from renewable sources than from fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. This is the first time that's happened since the UK opened its first public
Grid Never Gets Between You And Driving Some Fast Cars

Grid Never Gets Between You And Driving Some Fast Cars

Codemasters’ Grid series of racing games gets its first new entry in five years with the release of Grid this Friday for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. I memorized all four pages of the press
The Newest ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Trailer Is Ambiguous in the Worst Way

The Newest ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Trailer Is Ambiguous in the Worst Way

It might be time to re-think your marketing strategy when it teases a played out trope.

Emergency Service Workers Around the World Are Doing the “Tetris Challenge”

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ville de Genève (@ville_de_geneve) on Sep 12, 2019 at 2:22am PDT There’s something so satisfying about organizing colorful objects into neat grids like a
Codemasters finds 2019 is the right time to bring Grid racing series out of the garage

Codemasters finds 2019 is the right time to bring Grid racing series out of the garage

Grid's been the in the garage for five years, but it's "sim-cade racing" is coming back October 11 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid

Blackout a reminder that the US grid itself isn't ready for extreme weather either.

Washington votes to decarbonize its electricity grid

Washington is one step closer to decarbonizing its energy grid. According to a bill voted in by the Washington House of Representatives last week, the state will end coal use by 2025, have a
Florida utility to close natural gas plants, build massive solar-powered battery

Florida utility to close natural gas plants, build massive solar-powered battery

The battery bank will be significantly larger than the world's current biggest battery.
Russian Hackers Haven't Stopped Probing the US Power Grid

Russian Hackers Haven't Stopped Probing the US Power Grid

Researchers warn that utilities hackers don't need to cause blackouts to do damage.
Narendra Modi’s government has transformed energy use in rural India

Narendra Modi’s government has transformed energy use in rural India

India’s villages are racing towards universal electricity access and clean cooking. But the challenge is to keep costs low. A survey of over 9,000 rural…
Why India’s once-sizzling solar sector has cooled down

Why India’s once-sizzling solar sector has cooled down

Poor policies are hurting India’s solar energy sector. In 2018 so far, there has been a dramatic decline in new capacity additions, and the trend…
DARPA's Hail Mary Plan to Restart a Hacked US Electric Grid

DARPA's Hail Mary Plan to Restart a Hacked US Electric Grid

On tiny Plum Island, DARPA stages a real-life blackout to put its grid recovery tools to the test.
Researchers propose a cheap nickel-hydrogen battery for grid storage

Researchers propose a cheap nickel-hydrogen battery for grid storage

Substitute out some of the platinum catalyst, and the battery gets much cheaper.
California’s 2018 legislative blitzkrieg delivered its most ambitious climate policies ever

California’s 2018 legislative blitzkrieg delivered its most ambitious climate policies ever

California’s politicians love the sun. Not to mention wind, biogas, batteries, microgrids, and every other energy invention that will help eliminate the state’s net greenhouse-gas…
International Energy Agency predicts wind will dominate Europe’s grid by 2027

International Energy Agency predicts wind will dominate Europe’s grid by 2027

Massive renewable additions will require more grid-stabilizing technology.
Renault is creating France's first 'smart island'

Renault is creating France's first 'smart island'

Back in February, Renault helped electrify the Portuguese islands of Madeira and Porto Santo -- a move not dissimilar to Tesla's efforts in Hawaii. Now it's at work again bringing power to the French