$620 Million for Smart Grid and Energy Storage Projects will spur Renewables

By John Addison (11/24/09) The Department of Energy awarded today $620 million for projects around the country to demonstrate Smart Grid technologies and integrated systems that will help build a smarter, more efficient, and more resilient electrical grid. Electric cars will be smart charged and lithium batteries reused in some grid ... Read More...

Toyota Expands Hybrid Car Models

By John Addison (11/17/09) Over 1,000,000 Hybrids in U.S. Toyota Motor Corporation continues to dominate the global market for hybrid cars with its Toyota and Lexus brands. Last March, Toyota became the only car maker to have sold over one million hybrids in the United States. Hybrid sales are pushing 10 percent ... Read More...