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Video: Floating nuclear power plants could withstand natural disasters

A team of MIT engineers are revealing plans for ocean-based nuclear power plants.

April 23, 2014 / Power Engineering

Con Edison Lets Sun Shine on Iconic NYC Headquarters

Con Edison, which encourages customers to consider using the sun to generate electricity, is setting an example with the installation of a solar array at its landmark office tower in Manhattan.

April 23, 2014 / Transmission and Distribution World

The Future of Energy Storage in Europe (Subsidies? A Boom in Germany?)

At the recent staging of the Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition 2014 in Düsseldorf, Germany, more than 850 experts from politics, business and research representing 46 countries discussed the most recent worldwide developments in energy storage. At the accompanying exhibition with almost 70...

April 23, 2014 / AOL Energy

MidAmerican to supply wind power to Google data center

MidAmerican Energy Co. will supply power needs for Google Inc.'s new data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

April 23, 2014 / Power Engineering

Millstone 2 nuclear plant gets regulatory approval to draw warmer water from Long Island Sound

Connecticut's nuclear power plant won permission to use warmer water from Long Island Sound for cooling at one of its two units in Waterford, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday.

April 23, 2014 / Power Engineering

Energy Department Announces $15 Million to Help Communities Boost Solar Deployment

The Energy Department has announced $15 million to help communities develop multi-year solar plans to install affordable solar electricity for homes and businesses.

April 23, 2014 / Transmission and Distribution World

TenneT Orders Orders Offshore Wind Farm Grid Connection for North Sea

Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac, Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. Petrofac will be res...

April 23, 2014 / Transmission and Distribution World

FACTS Systems Will Surpass $5 Billion in Annual Revenue Worldwide by 2022

According to a new report from Navigant Research, worldwide revenue from FACTS will surpass $5 billion annually in 2022.

April 23, 2014 / Transmission and Distribution World

Fermi 2 nuclear plant corrects security lapse

Federal inspectors say a now-corrected security lapse could have allowed unauthorized access to a protected area at DTE Energy's Fermi 2 nuclear power plant in southeastern Michigan.

April 23, 2014 / Power Engineering

Con Edison Installs Solar Array On Roof Of Headquarters

New York City-based utility Con Edison has installed a 200-panel, 40 kW solar array atop the roof of its office tower in Manhattan. According to [...]

April 23, 2014 / Renew Grid

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