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Kahvinkeittimet pakotetaan sammumaan itsestään
23.04.2014
EU haluaa jarruttaa kahvinkeittimien sähkönkulutusta ja ensi vuoden alusta myynnissä voi olla vain itsestään sammuvia keittimiä.

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Georgia Power Thanks Linemen on First-Ever Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day
22.04.2014
Georgia Power last week joined with The National Association of Journeymen Linemen, other Georgia electric utilities, elected officials and customers to say "thank you" to the state's linemen at the Georgia Capitol. read more

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Ohio Edison and Penn Power Conduct Storm Restoration Drill
22.04.2014
Ohio Edison and Pennsylvania Power are conducting a training drill to test and help streamline the companies' service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. read more

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PG&E Strengthens Its Readiness For Catastrophic Earthquakes
22.04.2014
Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to help ensure safe and reliable operations. read more

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AEP Investing In Operating Companies, Transmission Business
22.04.2014
American Electric Power is executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent. read more

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Global Geothermal Market Saw Huge 2013 Growth, Says GEA
22.04.2014
The global geothermal industry had a boom year in 2013, bringing the most capacity online since 1997. The market saw 530 megawatts (MW) commissioned, which brought total global capacity to just over 12,000 MW, holding a steady 4 to 5 percent growth rate, according to the Geothermal Energy Association’s (GEA) 2014 Annual U.S. & Global Geothermal Power Production Report. These projects are located in the U.S., Philippines, Mexico, New Zealand, Germany Kenya, Australia and Turkey.

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Google Signs Up to Buy 407 Megawatts of Buffett’s Wind Power
22.04.2014
Google Inc. agreed to buy 407 megawatts of wind power from Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co., the technology company’s largest deal to date for renewable energy.

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Stop Mesquite Resprouts
22.04.2014
By DuPont Land Management Mesquite outcompetes desirable grasses for water, nutrients and sunlight. Content Classification:  Influencer read more

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The Climate Group, SEIA Launch Plan to Help Reduce Pollution
22.04.2014
In 1970, the first Earth Day was held to demonstrate broad global support for environmental protection.  At the time, the world’s population stood at 3.63 billion. Today, that number has more than doubled.  Well, guess what? Greenhouse gas emissions have doubled since then, too. Simply put, the world is in real danger, locked in on a collision cour

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Huoltoasemia katosi entistä enemmän Suomesta
22.04.2014
Huoltoasemien määrä on laskenut Suomessa jo kaksi vuotta peräjälkeen, kertoo Öljyalan keskusliiton huoltoasematilasto.

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Ethanol from Energy Beets: A Viable Option?
22.04.2014
Corn remains the undisputed ethanol king. But a growing number of U.S. sugar beet farmers, in part, exasperated by the heavily-regulated sugar industry, are now hoping to give corn a run for its bioenergy money.

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Brittiläinen Impax laajenee Suomen tuulivoimamarkkinoilla
22.04.2014
Brittiläinen sijoitusyhtiö Impax on laajentunut Suomen tuulivoimamarkkinoilla.

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The Opportunity to Overturn Three Costly Values in Our Energy System
22.04.2014
Earlier this year I worked as an election judge for the city of Minneapolis.  It was the city’s second experience with ranked choice voting, a system where instead of voting for a single candidate, you get to pick your top three choices.  If your first choice candidate is mathematically eliminated from winning, your vote is reallocated to your seco

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German Utilities Fight Renewable Energy Shift
22.04.2014
Germany’s biggest utilities face dwindling market shares as the shift torenewable energy spurs regional power generation and storage technology, a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said.

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Solar Disruption? Yes. Utility Death Spiral? Not Necessarily
22.04.2014
Suddenly, we have seen a spate of “death spiral” talk about electric utilities. Grid parity — through lowered costs — is supposedly triggering this decline. Homes are expected to defect from the grid, or maintain a limited link with it for reliability, thanks to solar panels backed up by batteries and gas-generators.

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Bensan kulutus mitataan alakanttiin – autoyhtiöt eivät halua muuttaa testejä
22.04.2014
Eurooppalaiset autonvalmistajat haluaisivat lykätä tarkempaa testiä autojen polttoaineenkulutukselle viidellä vuodella.

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Rupla on pörssiyhtiöiden tuloskauden jokeri
22.04.2014
Suomalaisten pörssiyhtiöiden alkuvuosi on ollut vaisu, eikä lähitulevaisuus anna hurraamisen aihetta. Venäjän tilanne ja ruplan kehitys tuovat arvaamattoman lisänsä soppaan.

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A Tour of the 300 MVAR Elmhurst Static VAR Compensator
21.04.2014
Images from the Com Ed-hosted technical tour of the 300MVAR Elmhurst Static VAR Compensator (SVC) during the IEEE PES T&D Expo. read more

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Advanced Security Technologies
21.04.2014
eCamSecure demonstrated advanced security technologies including the Mobile Surveillance Unit (MSU), which can record locally and remotely via a central station. read more

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Moisture Removal
21.04.2014
DryKeep is an on-line, permanently installed system that operates continuously to remove moisture from the oil and paper insulation of power transformers. read more

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Foundation Analysis
21.04.2014
DiGioia, Gray & Associates, LLC is a dynamic engineering firm led by experts in the fields of transmission line, substation, geotechnical, environmental and structural engineering. read more

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Precast Concrete Products
21.04.2014
Concast had several different precast products on display. read more

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Daniel Burrus Challenges the Industry to Map Out the Future
21.04.2014
An opening session shouldn’t be so much fun. People showed up way before the start of session and broke out in group chats. Sometimes you know the mood of an event before the event even starts. read more

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Making Corn Stover Biofuel May Not Be Better than Gas, Says Report
21.04.2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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China Reiterates Plans to Boost Clean Energy
21.04.2014
China, the world’s biggest investor in renewable energy, reiterated plans to boost construction of solar and wind power plants along with projects to transmit electricity from the clean sources.

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How a Small County in California Went Grid Positive
21.04.2014
California is known for being a leader in solar energy, but a small county in Northern California has taken things a step further. It has become the first county government in the state to not only zero-out its electric bill with renewable energy, but also to become grid positive. Yolo County (population 200,000), just west of Sacramento County, now produces 152 percent more energy from solar panels than it uses.

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A Molecular Approach to Solar Power
21.04.2014
It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine.

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The Big Wind Energy Drive Train Technology Debate
21.04.2014
In the wind power industry, the debate on which generator and converter option makes for the best modern wind turbine drive trains is still raging. Numerous technology experts and industry commentators promote the use of the double-fed induction generator technology, whilst expressing doubts about the advantages of the permanent magnet generator (PMG) approach. The Switch wants to set the record straight and explain why PMG with a full-power converter (FPC) is by far the best technology, regardless of which key decision-making criteria you use.

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Renewable Energy May Help Ukraine Abandon Russian Gas
21.04.2014
Despite political instability and economical problems, Ukraine is pursuing the development of renewable energy in order to reduce dependence on gas supplies and economic pressures from Russia.

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Vielä ehtii – Ukraina tehostaa kaasuntuontiaan Venäjältä
21.04.2014
Ukraina tuo maakaasua Venäjältä enemmän kuin 10 viikkoon. Taustalla on Venäjän presidentin uhkaus siirtyä kaasutoimitusten ennakkolaskutukseen, jos Ukraina ei maksa velkojaan.

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