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Primary energy sources take many forms, including nuclear energy, fossil energy—like oil, coal, and natural gas—and renewable sources like wind, solar and hydropower.

Elements of Critical Power Systems and Their Management

Elements of Critical Power Systems and Their Management

A single power interruption can cripple a healthy company, says Bhavesh Patel, director of marketing of Emerson’s ASCO Power business. “Not having adequate onsite power can be the ‘Achilles heel’ of a business, but the controls for operating, monitoring, diagnosing, and producing a variety of mandatory reports on these power

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SEPCO – SOLAR ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY
The SolarViper solar LED lighting system utilizes a high intensity LED fixture combined with the efficiency of off-grid solar power systems for installation of various applications including streets, parking lots, walkways, and so much more. SEPCO provides a minimum autonomy to ensure reliability, and every system

A Fuel Phase Transition

A Fuel Phase Transition

There is a quiet (and sometimes not so quiet) revolution taking place in the way America powers its motors, engines, and turbines. Industrial motors, traditionally powered by diesel and gasoline fuels, are transitioning to a new fuel source—natural gas.

Compressed natural gas (CNG) and its cousin liquid propane gas (LPG) are becoming

Renewable Energy for Onsite Power Generation

Renewable Energy for Onsite Power Generation

Although every situation is unique, and it’s difficult to generalize, Barry Worthington, executive director of the US Energy Association (USEA) in Washington, DC, says progress in renewable energy over the last 10 years has been phenomenal as systems become more efficient. Nevertheless, use of renewable energy for onsite power generation

Better Together

Better Together

“Waste not want not” is a respected proverb in many engineering applications. However, according to the three laws of thermodynamics, waste heat is inevitable in any working system. And, while it is physically impossible to prevent the generation of waste heat, a power system operator can make a virtue out

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ECOPOWER
The ecopower microCHP system produces heat while simultaneously creating electricity. Essentially it is an onsite power plant. While producing 13,000 to 47,000 BTUs per hour to heat water for space heating or domestic hot water, it also creates 1.2 to 4.4 kW of electricity. The electricity created is used onsite,

Republic Services and Mas Energy Unveil Latest Renewable Energy Project

Republic Services and Mas Energy Unveil Latest Renewable Energy Project

ATLANTA (July 21, 2016) — Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Mas Energy, LLC unveiled today a new renewable energy project serving Metro Atlanta. The innovative project involves landfill gas-to-energy facilities at three area landfills, located in the cities of Buford, Griffin and Winder. Together, these facilities are capable of

Tesla Makes Offer to Acquire SolarCity

The Tesla Team June 21, 2016 Tesla’s mission has always been tied to sustainability. We seek to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by offering increasingly affordable electric vehicles. And in March 2015, we launched Tesla Energy, which through the Powerwall and Powerpack allow homeowners, business owners and utilities

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