Posted April 11, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
The Graphene Corner
Graphene is the lightest known material. Produced in single sheets, it’s composed of carbon atoms bonded together in a honeycomb-shaped lattice that’s just one atom thick. Hyper conductive and 100 to 300 times stronger than steel, it’s also incredibly cheap.
Posted March 31, 2017 by Ami Patel
In the context of energy, supply is the process of bringing energy from the point of creation, such as a power plant, all the way to the point of consumption at a home or business.
Posted March 16, 2017 by Ami Patel
Load is the amount of electricity on the grid at any given time, as it makes its journey from the power source to all the homes, businesses and industries within a utility’s territory.
Posted March 10, 2017 by Ami Patel
Electricity is delivered to consumers through a complex network. In fact, delivery is the final leg of electricity’s long journey, which begins with the generating plant and ends with the customer.
Posted February 9, 2017 by Vernon Trollinger
Welcome to the Technology Buzz! Each month, we will investigate new developments in technology across a range of disciplines and fields. More importantly, we’ll help you understand how it impacts everyday life – especially in how we use energy in our homes and businesses.
Posted January 25, 2017 by Direct Energy Business
Understanding the energy trends that consumers and business owners should monitor in the year ahead
There are a number of recent factors that might impact the energy landscape in 2017, including the U.S. presidential election, regulatory proceedings, and price volatility.