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Here’s why AI is so power-hungry

By Kate Saenko, Boston University This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for making her withdraw a [...]

January 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

NREL Demos Grid-Scale Blockchain

In 2018 we documented the Brooklyn Microgrid and Silicon Valley Power pilots that use blockchain in multiple capacities including energy purchase and EV charging. Now, Wayne [...]

May 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

How to have an all-renewable electric grid

by David Timmons, University of Massachusetts Boston The main solution to climate change is well known – stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is more complicated, but [...]

October 23, 2019 // 0 Comments

Dance Power: Harvesting Movement Energy

If you’re seeking to engage the general population in thinking about renewable energy, you may have an uphill battle. However, one company has figured out a way not only to [...]

September 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

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