Tag: GRID

GRID was established in accordance with the Energy Commission Act, 1997 (Act 541) and the Volta River Development (Amendment) Act, 2005 Act 692, which provides for the establishment and exclusive operation of the National Interconnected Transmission System by an independent Utility and the separation of the transmission functions of the Volta River Authority (VRA) from its other activities within the framework of the Power Sector Reforms.

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The Many Faces of Permeable Pavers

The world of permeable pavers is multifaceted. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be placed in a wide range of configurations to match tastes, function, or budgets. They can play a central role in meeting a wide variety of water-quality improvement goals. Projects employing permeable

Reader Profile: Cyril Toussaint

Reader Profile: Cyril Toussaint

While overseeing energy efficiency projects at the nation’s largest public health system may seem like a daunting task to some, for Cyril Toussaint, director of energy management and sustainability at NYC Health + Hospitals, it is both a challenge and opportunity to serve his community, a lifelong role he has

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Hydrogenics
Reliable power is essential to every business operation. That’s why companies are increasingly choosing Hydrogenics for critical backup and on-demand power needs.

Hydrogenics’ proven low pressure Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell stack architecture is at the core of our HyPM Power Module, designed to deliver superior performance, durability, and reliability.

Project Profile: Global Village

Project Profile: Global Village

Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. However, it is also the most “electricity-poor” region in the world. Of its estimated population of 1.2 billion people, most live in areas where connecting to a local power grid is impossible due to their extremely remote locations. To bring electricity to

Shared Energy Resources

Shared Energy Resources

There is a familiar backstory in electric power generation that has influenced the industry over the 40 years since the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) was signed into law. Industry veterans know this story and the younger generation is coming to learn it. Yet the story is

Mitigating Electricity Demand

Mitigating Electricity Demand

The slowdown in the growth of electricity consumption and the rapid growth of distributed energy resources currently underway in the electric power sector is causing important utility revenue losses, resulting in challenges to century-old utility business models and current regulatory policies. It’s also providing new opportunities for electricity customers.

Power Testing

Power Testing

“Be prepared.” For critical facilities threatened with the possibility of a power cut-off or a community that could face a blackout, the best form of preparation is a backup genset, generator, turbine, or battery. But what about the backup preparation itself? How does an operator know that the backup will

CHP: Institutional Applications

CHP: Institutional Applications

Institutional facilities throughout the US are employing combined heat and power (CHP) to attain goals in energy efficiency as well as cost savings, resiliency, and greenhouse gas reductions.

Building Automation for Efficiency

Building Automation for Efficiency

As recently as 10 years ago, building automation systems were little more than a method of overseeing the operation of building control systems. Today, building automation systems manage and integrate different types of applications such as HVAC, lighting, and blind controls to become smarter, improve user comfort, and increase efficiency.

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