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Understanding the Grid

Department of Energy INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the Grid NOVEMBER 17, 2014 Home » INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the Grid   Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.” title=”Our #GridWeek infographic shows how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed for use in our homes. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.” data-borealis-style=”respondxl” style=”border: 0px; max-width: 100%; height: auto; width: 820px;”> Our #GridWeek infographic […]

Electric Truck Startup Xos Raises $20 Mi...

EDITORS’ PICK|8,983 views|Aug 18, 2020,12:35pm EDT Electric Truck Startup Xos Raises $20 Million To Scale Production Liane YvkoffSenior Contributor Transportation I write about bleeding edge automotive technology.   The battery-powered Xos semi-truck. XOS VIA BOB BERESH PHOTOGRAPHY LLC A newly adopted landmark ruling requires more than half of all commercial trucks sold in California to […]

USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Ene...

USA Is #1 In The World For Renewable Energy Investment Attractiveness Twitter LinkedIn Facebook May 27th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan I know — this will blow the mind of many people who follow US politics closely. But that’s just a reminder that political chaos isn’t everything. The United States has apparently regained #1 in EY’s Renewable Energy Country […]

NERC: Power Industry ‘Well-Prepared’ for

NERC: Power Industry ‘Well-Prepared’ for COVID-19, Aggressively Confronting Pandemic Threats Industry responses to a Level 2 alert on contingency planning issued by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) early last month suggest the “vast majority” of registered participants in the North American bulk power system are well prepared for the COVID-19 crisis.  NERC, the interconnected […]

What to expect when you’re expecting ele

Study explores strategies that could help reduce emissions from the transport industry Date: February 25, 2020 Source: Hiroshima University Summary: While electric vehicles alone may not reduce carbon emissions, a new study reveals that when electric vehicles are powered with renewable energy and coupled with carbon policy strategies, they can help combat climate change without […]

Universities team up on effort to improv...

– The Department of Energy grant will pay for technical analysis of Duke Energy’s grid and public discussions about ways to improve it over the next two years. By John Downey  – Senior Staff Writer, Charlotte Business Journal  Dec 13, 2019, 3:05pm EST   UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center is working through three years of power-outage […]

2020 CAPER Research Proposal Solicitatio...

Research solicitations are intended for members of CAPER to form collaborative teams and submit research proposals that are consistent with the mission for CAPER which is to advance, develop and promote research related to the reliable and efficient management of the power grid, including modeling and analysis techniques for generation, transmission and distribution planning and […]

A Look at IEA’s New Global Energy Foreca

A Look at IEA’s New Global Energy Forecast Stephen Eule The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released its latest global energy forecast, the World Energy Outlook 2018 (WEO2018). Although IEA provides three different scenarios—the Current Policies, New Policies, and Sustainable Development Scenarios—we’ll focus on its mid-range “New Policies Scenario,” which includes current policies and expected or announced […]

The 6 Best Youtube Channels for Engineer...

Provided By: The 6 Best Youtube Channels for Engineers 16 May 2019 There’s no denying that YouTube has a massive influence on how information is consumed for the modern day generation. From individuals to large corporations, many use the YouTube platform to offer opinions, education, stories and insights to grow their audiences. If you’re […]

More women are starting careers in engin...

More women are starting careers in engineering – but it still isn’t enough By Ella Hendrix 12 September 2019 Recently, more and more attention has been paid to the gender imbalance in industries that have traditionally been very male-dominated. Engineering is no exception to this rule. In the past, engineering has been associated with technical, dirty […]