This section focuses on innovations concerning matters of energy use, cost, production, and allocation. Articles pertaining to advances in energy systems and distribution are highlighted. Wholesale energy markets, power pools, smart grids, and savings and costs associated with supply and distribution are also included.
The expanding renewable energy industry provides opportunities for gainful employment as well as a clean, stable, energy supply. As part of its Solar for All program, Washington, DC established Solar Works DC in 2016, and the program launched soon after in summer 2017.