During a New York Times conference on “Energy for Tomorrow: Building Sustainable Cities,” Assistant Secretary Hoffman joined ConEd CEO Kevin Burke, and Euroheat and Power CEO Sabine Froning for a discussion on “Think National but Power Local.” During an interview with E&E TV’s Monica Trauzzi, she discussed how Recovery Act funding is helping utilities achieve important results such as reducing peak load, deferring building of additional generation, improving operations and monitoring the health of the grid more effectively.
Three employees of Southeastern Power Administration visited a local high school to discuss hydroelectric power and demonstrate power generation.
Breakthrough Industrial Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Project Begins Full-Scale Operations
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Dr. Silverman Finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal
Energy Department Metallurgist Recognized for Development of Revolutionary Coronary Stent Technology
Dr. Jablonski Finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal
Berlin, Germany --- (METERING.COM) --- May 10, 2013 - A total of 18 technical measures are available towards overcoming the voltage and congestion limitations that arise with integrating higher shares of photovoltaics (PVs) and other distributed energy resources (DER), according to a new report from the PV Grid initiative.
From these, the high priority solutions for LV grids in Europe are:
London, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- May 10, 2013 - The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded £21 million to entrepreneurs to help bring a range of new and innovative smart energy and other low carbon products to market.
30 projects have been awarded a share of up to £16 million under the first phase of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund. The £35 million fund, which was announced in April 2012, aims to support energy efficiency technologies such as building control systems, advanced lighting systems and space heating and cooling technologies, alongside power generation and energy storage technologies including fuel cells, biomass boilers and heat pumps. Winning designs range from smart energy demand controls and innovative waste management solutions, to innovative ideas for installing insulation.