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America needs more microgrids, says former FERC chief



A microgrid-based electricity system wouldn't just be greener -- it would also be much more secure, says Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Accidents and del… Read More

Start with a crazy idea to stimulate innovation


  • Inc. online (free registration)

Alex Shlaferman, who got an early start in entrepreneurship and has built his toy company into a multimillion-dollar venture, says the key to innovation is to start with an outlandish idea. "You don't… Read More

Immigration advocates concerned Obama may reduce, delay reform efforts


  • Reuters

Immigration advocates worry President Barack Obama might scale back efforts on immigration reform if Republicans take the Senate in Tuesday's elections. Republicans have promised to block some of Obam… Read More