NRG EVgo and Princeton Power Systems Showcase the Future of Green EV Charging at Solar Decathlon

An electrical socket is probably the most disinteresting technology in any home. But place a charging system in a city parking lot for the first time -- one meant for an electric vehicle -- and you’ll inevitably find people standing around marveling. And for good reason. EVs promise to radically change transportation. Creating efficient and … [Read more...]

Net-Zero Home with IPad Controls, Denim Insulation

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com interviews Reed Finlay, project manager of the SCI-Arc/Caltech Hanwha Solar CHIP House, which is a demonstration net-zero home built by SCI-Arc and Caltech students. It features recycled denim insulation, controls using an iPad, the ability to turn lights off by waving arms, and more.   Net-Zero Home with … [Read more...]