Do We Need Coal To Keep The Lights On?

Conventional wisdom has it that without baseload power—coal and nuclear plants running in the background at all times—the grid will become unreliable. After all, how could wind and solar keep the lights on when they are so inherently variable? But now, a growing number of people are challenging that idea. In this interview, Jesse Morris, with the Rocky Mountain Institute, argues baseload power isn’t necessary.

The Way We Power Our Homes May Be On The Verge Of A Major Change

The Washington Post |The way electricity is delivered to homes and businesses is undergoing a significant transition. In the near future, many homeowners will be able to generate and store their own electricity, and that creates a profound challenge for traditional utilities.