Energy technology

David Ferris



David covers big trends in energy technology and innovation for Energywire. A seasoned reporter who has followed the industry for six years, he often writes about energy storage, solar power, microgrids, smart thermostats, and the growing role of data, as well as the clash between established businesses and up-and-comers. David joined E&E News in 2014. Earlier, he was the editor of an energy news site and a contributor on energy topics to publications including Popular Science, Sierra and The New York Times. He graduated cum laude from the University of California, San Diego, and holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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Controversy splits EV charging group

A dispute among electric vehicle charging companies vying for business in California has spilled into the open, as members of a leading trade organization filed comments with state regulators accusing other members of hurting competitiveness in the industry.