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  • ... renewables don't help much on windless nights. A San Francisco-based company hopes to offer a practical way out of that problem by using high tech to fine-tune a technology we've used since the Stone Age: the flywheel. ... flywheel storage concept | Velkess image   As ReWire readers remember, one of the main obstacles to greater use of ...
  • KCET.ORG LAUNCHES 'REWIRE' TRACKING  RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIABurbank, CA - ... has announced KCET.org's latest venture, ReWire , a blog dedicated to providing in-depth coverage on renewable energy ... covering the California environment, shares the latest news concerning all aspects of renewable energy . From the effects of ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... Southern California utility just delivered some upsetting news to owners of those storage systems. ... or power from the battery," SCE's Vanessa McGrady told ReWire . "This creates a complication, because only renewable power ... entirely off the grid, but many have not. Though battery technology continues to evolve, the home battery storage industry did not ...
  • ... power when the sun goes down and the wind stops. Finding a way to store solar and wind energy is crucial if California is to move ... wind's contribution to the California grid even more vital.ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California. Keep ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at ... impacts, fracking, sea level rise, or nifty promising technology : what moved you most in 2013? ReWire covered a wide range of ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • ... Commons License     In the United States we use a lot of energy to move people and cargo from place to place. In 2010, ... vehicle use is that batteries using currently available technology have a much lower energy density than most liquid fuels, ...
  • ... six years never happened. Over the last two years, we at ReWire have chronicled the steady decline of the utility-scale solar ... being designed, approved and built using photovoltaic technology , remote power plants in the desert often need new , expensive, ...
  • ReWire started reporting on renewable energy in California a year ... ago, with a letter to the editor of the Buffalo Evening News I wrote in my early teens. I started reporting for a living on ... burning in our closets. Cheerleading projects and new technology uncritically won't help us get there. Taking a sober look at costs ...
  • A draft of a policy would require the state's three largest utilities to start ... CPUC is looking for electrical power storage on a broader scale than shown here. | Photo:tomblois/Flickr/Creative Commons ... discussion point out that pumped storage is a mature technology that needs state incentives less than other more experimental ...

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