Tag: alternative energy sources

alternative energy sources are solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace or supplement traditional fossil-fuel sources, as coal, oil, and natural gas.

A Nuclear Nosedive?

A Nuclear Nosedive?

Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC, the US nuclear power plant developer owned by Japanese electronics giant, Toshiba Corporation, consulted bankruptcy attorneys last week. While this action may not seem headline-worthy to some, it is certain to have widespread implications for the nuclear power industry—and it may even be indicative of future

Project Profile: Power Management at ROOT Data Center

Project Profile: Power Management at ROOT Data Center

ROOT Data Center is a recently constructed Tier 3, carrier-neutral, 500-server rack colocation provider in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As Montreal’s first data center provider to deploy a next-generation cooling technology, ROOT is able to offer colocation for a 30 to 70% lower cost than other providers.

Project Profile: Power Management at ROOT Data Center

Project Profile: Power Management at ROOT Data Center

ROOT Data Center is a recently constructed Tier 3, carrier-neutral, 500-server rack colocation provider in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As Montreal’s first data center provider to deploy a next-generation cooling technology, ROOT is able to offer colocation for a 30 to 70% lower cost than other providers.

Report Presents Business Case For Solar in South Carolina

Report Presents Business Case For Solar in South Carolina

The business case for investing in solar power has never been stronger for businesses and property owners in South Carolina, according to a new report from commercial real estate services firm Avison Young.

The report says bottom-line benefits can start accruing after just five years, with longer-term benefits including ongoing savings

Can Community Microgrids Bridge the Gap?

Can Community Microgrids Bridge the Gap?

When the Golden Gate Bridge was first proposed in 1872, no one thought that the 1-mile opening in San Francisco’s bay, a strait called Chrysopylae, or “golden gate” in Greek, could be joined by a bridge. The currents were turbulent and the distance between land’s edges daunting. But with meticulous

Landfill Gas Treatment Systems

Landfill Gas Treatment Systems

Prior to conversion, limited treatment is required for direct use of landfill gas (LFG) in boilers or engines. Primary treatment steps may include dehydration and filtration to reduce moisture and particulates, as well as hydrogen sulfide and/or volatile organic compound (VOC) removal.

Advanced treatment is required to produce high-BTU gas for

FUNDAMENTALS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY: Technologies, Applications, Strategies (prep: REP Certification)

This 3-day program is designed to provide the specific training needed by professionals preparing to sit for AEE’s Renewable Energy Professional (REP) certification exam.

The program provides an in-depth overview of alternative energy sources, application technologies, renewable energy project goal setting and implementation strategies. Topics include wind power systems, solar thermal

Power Without Interruption

Power Without Interruption

The importance of having an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is underscored by John Steele, inside sales manager for Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. “Power can go out or have a fluctuation at any given point,” he says. “The question is how much do you stand to lose if your critical

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