Clean Grid Technology, Energy Storage, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Next Big Energy Storage Invention comes from New Hampshire

1 Apr , 2020  

This article was written by Brian McCowan, ERS, on April 1, 2020. New Hampshire history buff repurposes Trebuchets for peak load shaving energy storage Florent “Fritzy” Fritterman was hurling pumpkins at the reproduction castles he had built when he was struck by an idea. “I had read on Zondits,” said Fritterman, “about the growing need […]

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Emerging Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

AVM – A Small Solution to a Big Problem

1 Apr , 2017  

AVM smog

Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits China has a big problem – one that is suffocating, blinding, and growth-stifling. It is the smog, and it is only getting worse. On days with the most severe smog, factory productions are halted, automotive transportation is limited, and schools are cancelled. In the densely populated financial and industrial centers […]

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Building Technology, HVAC

HVAC Startup Introduces Climate-Change-Friendly Ductless Heat Pumps

1 Apr , 2017  

ductless HVAC heat pumps

Brian McCowan, ERS, for Zondits April 1, 2017, Dallas, TX. “My mother always told me, ‘Wally, when life gives you lemons, we Terras make lemonade.’” That statement from Wallace Terra introduced a new line of modular heat pumps designed to be compatible with a changing climate. According to Terra, of the startup Terrafirma, the heat […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

Biolamps Are the Next New Thing in Lighting

1 Apr , 2017  


Valerie Eacret, ERS, for Zondits As the energy efficiency world strives to reduce the electricity needed to power lighting, a new product is giving LEDs a run for their money. Graduate students at Gippsland Lakes University in Australia have come up with a new light fixture that runs on no electricity. The students were inspired […]


Building Technology, Intelligent Efficiency

Really Big River Announces New IoT In-Home Sales Program

1 Apr , 2017  

Big River IOT

Brian McCowan, ERS, for Zondits Earlier today, Really Big River, a new subsidiary of a large retailer that has not yet been identified, announced a new in-home sales program that is enhanced with the Internet of Things (IoT) targeted marketing. “Some of the older staff in our company fondly remember the door-to-door salespeople who visited […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Ask the Experts: Clean Energy

1 Apr , 2017  

Stephen Wagner, ERS, for Zondits Question: Is there a way to harness solar power where the sun don’t shine? Zondits: Yes, there is a way. With a complex system of 100% efficient mirrors as reported by Zondits on April1, 2016, light can be stored and moved to any location. Question: If a Peak Load Reduction were […]


April Fools!

31 Mar , 2017