Illinois regulators have launched a collaborative, statewide effort to share knowledge and build consensus around the myriad challenges facing a modernizing, 21st-century power grid.
The electric car’s inability to quickly and easily recharge is one reason why drivers have been slow to embrace electrified transport. But what if a battery could hold as much (or more) energy as gasoline and could recharge with the same amount of effort it takes to fill your tank?
Separate research teams at Michigan’s two largest universities are pursuing advances in hydroelectric research they hope will have both local and global impacts.
A new initiative at Argonne National Laboratory seeks to accelerate energy innovation by embedding promising young entrepreneurs in one of the nation’s foremost national laboratories.
A new report by a team of engineers, scientists and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a roadmap for the redesign of one of history’s most critical inventions.
Passenger safety and convenience has until now been the primary driver behind advances in autonomous vehicle technology. Now the federal government is hoping to leverage that work into making those vehicles more fuel efficient.
The digital divide presents both a problem and an opportunity for the rural electric cooperatives that serve much of downstate Illinois.
At 19 years old, Swarnav Pujari wants to do nothing less than “revolutionize the energy market.”
A new study suggests that microgrids – a rarity in today’s power sector – will evolve to become a vital component of the 21st-century grid.
A Michigan company has developed a plastic pane that inserts into existing window frames that delivers high returns on energy efficiency.