Smart, flexible energy can help communities weather future storms

August 28, 2013 by  
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A smarter and more flexible electrical grid would minimize power outages and fuel shortages during emergenecies like Superstorm Sandy.

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What’s the silver lining to the destruction wrought by Sandy?

November 2, 2012 by  
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If we heed the hurricane's devastating warning, we'll get serious about upgrading the U.S. electrical grid, increasing our use of renewable energy, and improving energy efficiency.

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350 Million People in India Lose Power Due to Scorching Summer Weather

July 30, 2012 by  
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India suffered one of its worst blackouts in a decade this Monday morning when high demand for electricity cut off power to seven northern states and over 360 million people.  India’s electricity demand during the hot, dry summer has greatly increased this year, especially in urban areas.  Without a good monsoon and due to unusually arid weather, the nation’s electricity grid has been under a lot of strain. Read the rest of 350 Million People in India Lose Power Due to Scorching Summer Weather Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ajai nirula , blackout , china , Delhi , diesel , electrical grid , haryana , himachal pradesh , India , inverter , jammu , kashmir , Metro , monday , monsoon , north delhi power limited , power ministry , power outage , punjab , Rajasthan , uttar pradesh

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Help Support [ours] A Book On Hyper-Localization of Sustainable Architecture on Kickstarter!

July 30, 2012 by  
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A Prettier Power Pylon: British Competition Short List Unveiled (Survey)

September 14, 2011 by  
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Plexus Images credit Pylon Design Competition There are 88,000 power pylons in the UK, and the design of them has barely changed in 90 years. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change have been holding a competition for architects, engineers and students ” to rethink one of the most crucial but controversial features of modern Britain: the electricity pylon.”- Something we might want to consider on this side of the ocean; a smart grid deserves smart towers. The short list of six was announced this morning; vote for your favourite! 1. PLEXUS by

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