August 2014 By SILKE SCHMIDT “[The U.S.] is a country that is driven by the ambition to be No. 1 – that’s just in their nature, in their DNA,” said the German-born coach of the U.S. national soccer team, Jürgen Klinsmann, in a recent interview with TIME magazine. So if we are a nation that … More Measuring Up: Renewable Energy in the U.S. and Around the World
August 2014 By SILKE SCHMIDT The power grid of the United States…isn’t it a bit like our DNA? Incredibly complex and seemingly static, as in: “I am stuck with what I inherited from mom and dad,” and “The grid has been around for so long, it’s impossible to change it.” Yet changing the grid is … More Is Changing the Grid Like Changing Our Genes? Ask a Wisconsin Energy Institute Researcher on Sept. 11!