electricity

Did you know that the cost of using electricity changes throughout the day? A business in New York shows us how smart meters can help us save money and energy. Watch
National Science Foundation
Most of today's power plants--from some of the largest solar arrays to nuclear energy facilities--rely on the boiling and condensing of water to produce energy. The process of turning heated water into energy was essentially understood by James Watt... Read More
energyNOW
In “The Light Bulb Ban,” energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan visits the Lightfair International trade show in Philadelphia to find the latest offerings in energy efficient bulbs.
Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
This week our segment on Bloomberg West focuses on EnerNOC, a service that aims to even out energy use across the grid through a network of communication. It monitors energy use in stores and other businesses, and when the energy grid is stressed,... Read More
In the valleys of Appalachia, a battle is being fought over a mountain. It is a battle with severe consequences that affect every American, regardless of their social status, economic background or where they live. It is a battle that has taken... Read More
Many business buildings leave the lights on all night ! With new automation systems the lights can be turned off automatically when no one is in the room, and also turned on automatically when someone walks in the room. They cost next to nothing to... Read More
EPRI
Michael Howard, President and CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute shares with Planet Forward his ideas about the future of electricity at the United States Energy Association "State of the Energy Industry" forum.
Each year, the US emits 16,000 pounds of carbon per capita through electricity use. That's equivalent to:
Do you know where your electricity comes from? Have you ever wanted to visit the source? The electricity for John Fischer's company Sticker Giant, comes from 100% wind power via Xcel Energy. John wanted to see where his power was generated, so he... Read More
Former member of the Cleveland Electric Vehicle Association
Motor technology has been around for 100 plus years and seems to be frozen in time! So now is the time to bring about some new technologies. AC Motors use to be built utilizing copper bars and steel laminations in their rotors. This was very labor... Read More

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