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Article ID: 699253

Engineers and Urban Designers Boost Efforts to Protect Fragile Infrastructure

New York Institute of Technology

Researchers at New York Institute of Technology, as part of a multinational consortium to enhance sustainability of the food/energy/water nexus in urban environments, have received a grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to develop a 3-D data modeling tool known as IN-SOURCE.

21-Aug-2018 9:25 AM EDT

Article ID: 699126

Protecting the Power Grid: Advanced Plasma Switch Can Make the Grid More Efficient for Long-Distance Power Transmission

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Article describes PPPL research to help General Electric design a high-voltage power switch for converting DC current to AC current over long-distance power transmission lines.

16-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
14-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    23-Jul-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 697677

States Boost Renewable Energy and Economic Development When Utilities Adopt Renewable Standards

University of Utah

A group of researchers led by Sanya Carley of Indiana University closely examined the history and evolution of state renewable portfolio standards and interviewed more than 40 experts about renewable portfolio standards implementation. The researchers' findings are newly published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Energy, in an article titled “Empirical evaluation of the stringency and design of renewable portfolio standards.”

19-Jul-2018 3:25 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 697752

JHU Project Aims to Save Millions by Reducing Solar Power Forecast Errors

Johns Hopkins University

Although the popularity of solar energy has surged, the unpredictability of a weather-dependent technology has kept even more people from embracing it. A new project hopes to change that by improving our ability to forecast sunshine and backup power needs.

23-Jul-2018 9:55 AM EDT
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    16-Jul-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 697353

Study Suggests Buried Internet Infrastructure at Risk as Sea Levels Rise

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon.

12-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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