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Nov 21, 2016

CAISO Battery Storage Trial

Coming of age or cautionary tale: PG&E's recent report on its utility-scale battery storage trial in CAISO....More
Nov 14, 2016

New York’s Offshore Wind Potential

Later this year, America’s first offshore wind farm near Block Island, Rhode Island is expected to be operational, generating 30 megawatts of power....More
Sep 25, 2016

Organized Power Markets Not Delivering Optimal Outcomes for the Long Term

Organized power markets have led to the poor economic outlook we are seeing for existing nuclear plants....More
Jun 27, 2016

Camaraderie Counts

We need to demonstrate to engineering students the camaraderie as well as the calculations....More
Mar 28, 2016

Substations, Bananas & Hot Dogs

In New York City, there aren’t that many gas stations, but there are many fruit stands and food carts (you may know that by their street name:....More
Jan 11, 2016

Faults (Short Circuits) & Football Players

Whether you work in a utility, a solar firm or you are a resident who lost power, you probably heard someone mentioned the word “fault” or “short....More
Sep 28, 2015

Delays/Outages..Are You Not Entertained?

NYC subways are vital for the livelihood of millions; when the subways are delayed, the whole city crumbles....More
Aug 24, 2015

Reactive Power & Apple Iphone Storage

When you are first introduced to reactive power, you are most likely informed that: reactive power performs useless work....More
Jul 27, 2015

Charging My Iwatch

TVs, ACs, as well as most other equipment nowadays are more efficient than they were years ago, and they continue to get more efficient....More
Mar 09, 2015

Drones & Balloons: Seen Flying Dangerous Objects

There has been a lot of noise recently about drones, mainly since they have been witnessed flying by the White House, Eiffel tower and other....More
Feb 23, 2015

New Energy Pricing Structure is Bringing Benefits to the Lower Hudson Valley

A controversial, indeed much bashed, energy pricing mechanism for New York's Lower Hudson Valley is improving the region's electrical reliability and....More
Oct 07, 2014

Rock Climbing & Electric Demand Increase1

Is there a relationship between rock climbing & the increase in electric load demand?....More
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Aug 21, 2014

Climate Change Hysteria: Utilities Will Benefit6

Utilities are getting regulatory approval to make major system upgrades. This is the kick-in-the-pants we’ve needed in order to get off the dime and....More
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