Integration of Home Area Network with Smart Metering for Consumer Empowerment

Energy Central Posted on November 26, 2014 Posted By: Trilochan Sahoo, Mukul Sarkar Topic: Metering Introduction: Smart Grid connectivity continues to gain momentum as global utilities embrace the technology and invest in the infrastructure. Bulk of the investment is seen in replacing manual read, AMR meters with Smart Meters, capable of two-way communication. According to … Read moreIntegration of Home Area Network with Smart Metering for Consumer Empowerment

Going Solar – System Requirements For 100% U.S. Solar Generated Utility Baseload Electricity

An examination of the economics and practicality of grid scale solar power Download this article as a PDF By Barrie Lawson, UK Forward by Tom Tamarkin Key Concepts By 2060 88% of current on-line utility scale generation capacity will be retired due to plant age and life cycle considerations Solar Photovoltaics require 3 to 4 … Read moreGoing Solar – System Requirements For 100% U.S. Solar Generated Utility Baseload Electricity

OIL – WILL WE RUN OUT?

By Andy May “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future” (old Danish proverb, sometimes attributed to Niels Bohr) In November, 2016 the USGS (United States Geological Survey) reported their assessment of the recent discovery of 20 billion barrels of oil equivalent (technically recoverable) in the Midland Basin of West Texas. About the same time … Read moreOIL – WILL WE RUN OUT?

Alice Bows-Larkin: Climate change is happening. Here’s how we adapt

Alice Bows-Larkin Climate scholar Climate researcher Alice Bows-Larkin connects her academic research to the broader policy context, helping create policies to deal with our changing planet. Imagine the hottest day you’ve ever experienced. Now imagine it’s six, 10 or 12 degrees hotter. According to climate researcher Alice Bows-Larkin, that’s the type of future in store … Read moreAlice Bows-Larkin: Climate change is happening. Here’s how we adapt